Tag Archives: Destinations

Learning to Be a Duck in Bruges

Photographing ducks at Minnewater (Lake of Love) in Bruges, Belgium. While watching a family of ducks, I was so excited when I captured momma duck jumping into the lake. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one trying to capture the duck family in action. But … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Most Spectacular Cliffs

I thought we did see spectacular cliffs from the viewing point where I took these photos; however, unlike all the other stunning viewing points we’d stopped at along the Ring of Kerry, which were free, we were surprised at the … Continue reading

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Crazy Belgian Chocolate

Upon my return from a wonderful trip to Belgium, I knew I had to write this post about chocolate, because what’s more wonderfully Belgian than chocolate (besides waffles, of course). While in Bruges, my niece introduced me to Dominique Persoone’s The Chocolate Line, a … Continue reading

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Quiet Encroachment on Dingle

On Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

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Admiring the View in Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park just outside of Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

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Dingle Peninsula’s Smerwick Harbour

Smerwick Harbour, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

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On the Dingle Peninsula

Dingle Peninsula near Feothanagh and Smerwick Harbour, County Kerry, Ireland

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Snails of the Burren

If you’re like me, you might first be asking, “What is the Burren?” During my recent trip to Ireland, I learned that the Burren is a karst-landscape area south of Galway Bay in northwest County Clare. The Burren is one of the largest karst landscapes in Europe. If … Continue reading

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Towards the Irish Blasket Islands

View towards the Blasket Islands from a viewpoint at Coumeenoole North near Slea Head, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. Our recent trip to Ireland was incredible. We saw more natural beauty in our four and a half days than I’ve seen in a very long time. … Continue reading

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Crummock Water

On the last day of our visit to England’s Lake District, my husband and I drove past Crummock Water, which is west of Keswick in the northwest area of Lake District National Park. As with many Lake District lakes, Crummock Water had … Continue reading

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