If you want to visit a small Irish town full of culture and music, Dingle should be on your list. From its small pubs to its historic peninsula drive, Dingle is an authentically Irish experience!
Siena is a beautiful town in the heart of Tuscany, and its centuries-old Palio horse race is the quintessential Italian event. Read my new review, and start planning your trip for 2022!
While visiting Dublin, one of the must-see historic sites is the Book of Kells exhibit at Trinity College. Your kids will be awe-struck by both the medieval manuscript and the Harry Potter-like library that’s part of the college. Read my new review today and take a virtual tour until you can visit in person!
Today is St. Patrick's Day! My favorite place to visit in Ireland is the Cliffs of Moher, located on the Wild Atlantic Way. Read my new review today to begin planning your dream trip there once travel restrictions are lifted.
Planning a dream trip to Italy once travel restrictions are lifted? Be sure to put my favorite Italian town, Orvieto, on your itinerary!
Every country has a grand home that takes you back in time. In America, it's the Biltmore House. In Ireland, it's the Muckross House. This Victorian home in southwestern Ireland usually has an amazing Christmas experience but while that may be different this year, it should still be on your must-see list when you visit the Emerald Isle, no matter the season!
Planning a dream trip to Ireland in 2021? Be sure to put the Medieval town of Kilkenny on your itinerary. The Kilkenny Castle is a must-see site and its garden is a great place for kids to play. Read my new review today and start dreaming about a trip to the Emerald Isle.
In thinking of atmospheric places abroad to write about for this month’s review, I immediately thought about the Rock of Cashel in Ireland, which we visited in the summer of 2019. While we may not currently be able to travel to Ireland without a quarantine, hopefully regular trips can resume by summer of 2021. If you are thinking about planning a trip to Ireland, the Rock of Cashel should be on your list! read my new review today!
Right now, we can’t travel to Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic but we can still dream of upcoming trips to Italy! One of the places that is on almost everyone’s must-see list when visiting Italy is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We visited the tower and the little town of Pisa with our kids, and I encourage you to visit, either in person or virtually! Read my new post today about planning a trip to Pisa with your family.
The sinking of the Titanic happened 108 years ago today, in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. While you may be familiar with the ship’s first port of call in Southampton or its destination of New York City, a little known fact is that the Titanic’s last port of call in Europe, before it set out to its watery grave, was in Ireland. While we were in Ireland this past summer, we visited the Titanic Experience in Cobh, one of several museums focused on the tragedy worldwide. While you currently can't visit Cobh due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are several online resources to help your children learn more about the Titanic disaster. Check out my new post today to learn more about Cobh and the other ways to learn about this fascinating event from history!