Cliffs of Moher….And Beyond!


The Famous Cliffs A visit to County Clare in Ireland wouldn’t be complete without trekking to the Cliffs of Moher.  I don’t know that I have any profound words to say about this incredible geological feature, that haven’t already been spoken.  We spent a good part of the day walking about the trails and climbing…

Foynes Flying Boat Museum


Another installment in our Ireland trip from last Spring (2013)… Our Aer Lingus flight from Boston Logan Airport (BOS) to Shannon, Ireland (SNN) was short – barely 5 1/2 hours.  On the one hand, it was nice to arrive swiftly (well, not counting the time we spent connecting from Dayton to Boston); but on the…

Treasures in Waterford, Ireland – Part 2


Part 1: https://newlatidude.com/2014/01/05/treasures-in-waterford-ireland-part-1/ Waterford Medieval Museum Conveniently located right beside the Bishop’s Palace is the Medieval Museum, which first opened in August 2012.  Our visit was shortly after the formal grand opening in March 2013, so it was a unique day in that we experienced both the “new carpet smell” and antiques from the Middle…

Treasures in Waterford, Ireland – Part 1


Three Days In Waterford April of 2013 found our family crossing the Atlantic for a two-week trip through the Republic of Ireland, Wales, and England.  One stop along the way was in Waterford, located in the southeast of Ireland in Munster province.  The oldest and fifth-largest city in the country, many are familiar with the…