Category Archives: Travel

  1. How much does a hug cost?


    February 10, 2015 by Evin

    Like most Americans living in Ireland, the only way I can hug my family is by flying (or taking a ship across …
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  2. Visiting the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy

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    May 15, 2012 by Evin

    Legend says to throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain so you will return to it one day. Visitors flock …
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  3. A Very Active 39 Hours in Amsterdam


    May 2, 2012 by Evin

    This isn’t a play on the NY Times series titled 36 Hours in… but the actual time we spent on …
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  4. Reviewing my adventures on TripAdvisor landed me in The Times today

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    February 17, 2012 by Evin

    The Times ran an article today written by Daisy Greenwell (if you haven’t read her articles, you’ll like them since she …
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  5. 36 Hours in Cork – New York Times Article

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    July 4, 2009 by Evin

    Last week, Cork City was featured in 36 Hours in Cork, Ireland, a New York Times article written by Michael …
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  6. Arriving in Cork by Plane, Train, Automobile, or Ferry


    July 3, 2009 by Evin

    Arriving into Cork usually means you are either in a plane, train, bus, or car, or ferry. Plane via Cork …
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  7. Around Europe in One Year

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    June 25, 2009 by Evin

    Today is the one-year anniversary of my arriving in Ireland to live. It has been a challenging, exhilarating, and blissful …
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  8. Holiday in Vienna


    April 6, 2009 by Evin

    We recently enjoyed a five-day holiday in Vienna. Though I had heard of Vienna’s rich history in terms of music, …
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  9. Flying RyanAir

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    March 26, 2009 by Evin

    Every hyperlink in this post will link to a separate, useful RyanAir page (until they change their URLs, that is). When I say separate, I mean that if I am talking about traveling with an infant and there are eight links in that paragraph, they each direct you to a separate policy within RyanAir’s site. It’s a lot to take in, but it is wise to read all of the policies pertaining to your situation.

  10. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport


    March 16, 2009 by Evin

    Amsterdam is a lovely city in a beautiful country with so-so food options in their airport. I suppose that most people are so tired and satisfied after a visit to The Netherlands that they don’t pay much mind to the airport shopping and dining options, but having a three-hour layover forces you to get to know an airport – for better and worse.

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