Key West, Florida 2018 Update

When Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys in September of 2017, many feared the worst for Key West. Thankfully, Key West largely rebounded within a month of the storm! So, I updated my Key West travel guide for 2018, “Key West 2018: One Perfect Trip Travel Guide,”  on Amazon and Kindle. Key West attractions, as … More Key West, Florida 2018 Update

11 San Antonio Sights: Walking Tour, Maps, Podcast

Many of San Antonio’s sights are located near the famous River Walk and can easily be reached by foot and/or riverboat. So, stay in a hotel on or near the River Walk and join in all or some of this four-mile walking tour to visit 11 San Antonio sights. These sights include The Alamo, the … More 11 San Antonio Sights: Walking Tour, Maps, Podcast

Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Limerick is about 2 ½ hours from Dublin via train, bus or car. It makes a nice lunch stop before continuing on your way to the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Killarney, or other amazing destinations in the west of Ireland. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the 13th century King John’s Castle. Have a … More Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Two Perfect Days in Killarney, Ireland: Things to Do, Walking Tours, Maps & Podcast #30

If you visit Ireland, try to spend at least two days exploring Killarney. This town makes a great base for exploring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula, and its many highlights warrant at least two days for exploring the town and the Killarney National Park. On your first day, take a walk or … More Two Perfect Days in Killarney, Ireland: Things to Do, Walking Tours, Maps & Podcast #30

Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28

If you visit Dublin, be sure to take a day or part of a day to visit the town of Howth on the Irish Sea. If possible, pick a day with little wind, so you can take the ferry around the island, Ireland’s Eye. In the town, visit the ruins of a medieval abbey, walk inside a defensive tower built to watch for potential invaders from Napoleon’s army that is now a vintage radio museum, and see Howth Castle, still inhabited by descendants of the original Lord who arrived in Howth in 1177 AD. Near the sea, watch as fishing nets are made, walk out to the original Howth lighthouse at the end of the pier, and enjoy fresh seafood as you look out over the harbor. … More Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28