Beach Flashbacks

Today's post is written by Dario!  He's been promising me a guest post for some time, so when Silvia from Trippando told me about a contest she and Travel – Moments in Time were having[…]

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Marathon Serenade

Cork, Ireland I was walking along the River Lee with Dario, enjoying the fresh air and taking in the sight of beautiful swans on the river, while making sure to stay clear of the runners[…]

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Featured photo: Cork heron

Cork, Ireland While walking along the River Lee today, I had the good fortune to spy a heron who was less shy than usual.  In the background is the Holy Trinity Church (some interior shots[…]

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Southwest Co. Cork

17 Dec. 2010 Co. Cork, Ireland Dario's parents were in town for a brief holiday visit.  Other than an afternoon outing to Blarney Castle, most of their time had been spent in the city.  We[…]

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The Cork Accent

Found this on the Peoples Republic of Cork forums, where folks were quite outraged at his representation.  Mention of broken legs and such, eek!  …I have to say, I found it pretty funny. It's a[…]

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Blarney Castle

Blarney, Ireland I finally had an excuse to visit Blarney Castle! Dario’s family was visiting from Italy, so I took the opportunity to head up the hill and gain the gift of eloquence (about time!).[…]

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Cork: South Parish

Cork, Ireland Tourist information offices are easy to dismiss as being designed for, well, tourists.  They are also, however, a great source of information for locals who would like to learn about upcoming events as[…]

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