Things to do in San Francisco

I spent weeks outlining an itinerary for our limited time in San Francisco. We really only had 2 full days in the city and an additional day visiting Napa Valley by rental car. Featured below are some of my personal recommendations: Powell Hyde line (Green) Cable Car This is the most popular cable car ride […]

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Amsterdam for the Weekend

Although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, it feels like a world of its own. The city offers its visitors the chance to experience art, culture, history, mouth-watering cheese, narrow canals and a myriad of vices. During my postgraduate studies at the University of Glasgow in 2016, I visited Amsterdam, which is located in the northern […]

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Cruising Lake Tahoe

While we were staying in South Lake Tahoe, we did a sunset cruise on the Safari Rose through Tahoe Cruises. Tahoe Cruises has a sunset cruise that offers appetizers with unlimited beer, wine, and champagne. The Safari Rose departed from Ski Run Marina in South Lake Tahoe, which is only a few minutes away from Heavenly Village. […]

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Cobh, Cork’s Cove

  As I finished up the last of my midterm papers, I decided to come to Cork. Today I traveled further south to visit Cobh, a port used by many of the emigrants in the 1800s. One such Cobh emigrant was my great grandfather, Daniel Patrick O’Sullivan. Cobh, Little Island and Fota make up three […]

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