Quick update: what’s next?

Hello from Ireland! Just a quick update to let you know what's happening next! I'll soon be heading to Tenerife to visit Linda of Islandmomma.  With the Irish winter fast approaching, I suspect I will[…]

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Copy & Paste

Cork, Ireland – 3:45 a.m. I love CouchSurfing.  It has changed my life in so many incredible ways I can't begin to count.  One of the best parts of it is that, despite — and[…]

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Valerie

8/9 Jan. 2011 (day depends on your timezone; it's the wee hours of the morning here)   The Planet D is hosting Round 7 of Travel Photography Roulette: Portraits.  I entered a picture I'd taken[…]

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Fear and Danger

  A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. ~ Grace Murray Hopper US admiral & computer scientist (1906 – 1992)   Fear is overrated.  There, I said it! […]

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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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Cork-surfers.

30 Oct. 2010 Cork, Ireland I think we can all agree that, whenever it is humanly possible, you should use puns.  It is one of the clearest, simplest laws of nature.  Not worth debating, really. […]

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About the stealth mission…

Which one is American?   Thus far most of the content here on TourAbsurd has been silly travel stories, funny pictures, and little inspiring quotey tidbits.  This is to entertain you, gentle reader, and to[…]

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