Dragon of Shandon 2011

Cork, Ireland Just a quick reminder to anyone who is lucky enough to be in Ireland this Halloween — the Dragon of Shandon is coming on Monday! A very toothy smile from the 2010 parade.[…]

Panoramic shot of El Teide on Tenerife

Featured photo: El Teide

Tenerife, Spain As you may know, I love volcanoes and warm weather nearly as much as I love camels.  So when Linda of Islandmomma offered to be my guide around Tenerife, I jumped at the[…]


Mentioned on Frommers.com! :D

Cork, Ireland Yay!  TourAbsurd got mentioned on Frommers.com!  :D   How to Start a Travel Blog: 4 Easy Tips Read more: http://www.frommers.com/articles/7476.html   In celebration, I am sharing a picture of a gorgeous mama and baby[…]

Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid in Copenhagen, Denmark

Missing Mermaid

  Copenhagen, Denmark While in Denmark one lovely May, we decided to pay a visit to the iconic mermaid sculpture.  It was based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, The Little Mermaid, and has become quite[…]