Monthly Archives: January 2020

Tourist Time in Dublin

My friend Marti arrived from Paris and we went into fun Tourist mode. She has always wanted to do an Irish Whiskey Tasting, so we went to the Irish Whiskey Museum on Grafton Street (the main tourist drag, south of … Continue reading

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Easing into Life in Dublin

After living in Dublin for a week, I’m getting into the Irish groove. I’m living north of the river, near The Spire, a 390′ tall chrome needle that sticks up in the middle of Connelly Street. West of Connelly are … Continue reading

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Getting Around Town

Dublin is a relatively compact city and it’s easy to walk about (cold and wet weather, or too many pints, notwithstanding). Like most cities, Dublin is well-equipped with taxis and there are a lot of conveniently-located cab stands. Uber here … Continue reading

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2020 Travels Kick-Off with Dublin

I’ve just wrapped up five weeks back in the U.S. visiting friends, celebrating the holidays, and taking care of annual health check-ups. The plunge back into driving a borrowed car and navigating suburban Northern Virginia was fun at first, but … Continue reading

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