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Visiting Cork

Visiting Cork

A tour hour well narrated taxi tour of Cork The Heineken Brewery in Cork A view of Blarney Castle from afar A a turn through the Blarney car park and shopping area A Mother and Baby Home One of the neighborhoods we toured The Poor Clare Monastery in Cork Historic Cork...

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A Bit of Belfast

A Bit of Belfast

This time we learned more about the importance of planning our adventure especially when visiting a big city like Belfast.

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Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

It snowed in Iceland day before yesterday! And the secnery is phenomenal Mountains and water everywhere The unique Icelandic ponies And famed Icelandic sheep The spectacular Goðafoss, phenomenal waterfall with a link to Iceland's conversion to Christianity And even a...

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Lerwick, Shetlands

Lerwick, Shetlands

Our brief visit to Lerwick, the capital of the Shetlands in Scotland gave us a taste of the culture and lifestyle of the Shetlanders and a desire to experience more.

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Urquhart Castle at Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle at Loch Ness

What a bonus to be able to visit Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle in the Scottish Highlands on our Iceland and Ireland cruise.

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Aboard Jewel of the Seas

Aboard Jewel of the Seas

Our twenty-seven days of adventure aboard Jewel of the Seas begins today as we come aboard in Amsterdam for back to back cruises.

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Haarlem As Our Netherlands Base

Haarlem As Our Netherlands Base

Four of the five nights we spent in Netherlands was in Haarlem, the capital of North Holland. It was a wise decision for us to base ourselves outside to Amsterdam.

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When Plans Go Awry

When Plans Go Awry

A string of unexpected problems complicated our transition from Southampton to Haarlem but calm problem solving and a sense of adventure led to unpredicted delights and a story for the ages.

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Life Aboard the Pearl

Life Aboard the Pearl

A repositioning cruise from New York to Southampton is a most enjoyable way to cross the Atlantic on the first leg of a European adventure.

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Normandy Landing Beaches

Normandy Landing Beaches

It was fifty years ago next month that the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy. Today we had the distinct privilege of visiting some of the places important in that offensive which ultimately led the Allied victory in the Second World War.

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Visiting Cork

Visiting Cork

A tour hour well narrated taxi tour of Cork The Heineken Brewery in Cork A view of Blarney Castle from afar A a turn through the Blarney car park and shopping area A Mother and Baby Home One of the neighborhoods we toured The Poor Clare Monastery in Cork Historic Cork...

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

It snowed in Iceland day before yesterday! And the secnery is phenomenal Mountains and water everywhere The unique Icelandic ponies And famed Icelandic sheep The spectacular Goðafoss, phenomenal waterfall with a link to Iceland's conversion to Christianity And even a...