Getting goose bumps and discovering “my” castle in Cork were some highlights of my trip to Ireland for The Gathering to walk the ground of my ancestors.
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After I stumbled upon the world of oysters in PEI, I pursued the elusive Irish oyster, reputed by some to be the world’s best, to Dublin, Ireland.
I’m counting down to September 17, the day I step foot in Ireland, land of my ancestors, for the first time. My Nana, Monica Whelan, is the inspiration for this journey.
Delhi is a glorious city, one of the most historical on earth. It pulsates with life and offers endless possibilities. But most tourists don’t do Delhi right. I can fix that.
Visiting the Ottawa Valley to find my Irish roots This year, 2013, as Ireland celebrates The Gathering (a year of festivities to welcome back the Irish Diaspora), I am retracing my family’s history. I’m starting here in Canada now, and in September I will be visiting Ireland to walk in the footsteps of my ancestors […]
Reminiscing about the exciting year I spent living in the heart of Tokyo, Japan, trying to understand a culture that fascinated and baffled me. Now, I would love to go back!
Aurovalley Ashram, near Rishikesh in north India, is a very special place, a haven of peace, natural beauty and profound spiritual energy. This is one day.
I arrived amid hordes of people at the New Delhi Train Station to go to the Kumbh Mela only to discover I had only a waitlist ticket. Then, magic happened.
Over the winter, I will be going to India for the sixth time. My trip will criss-cross the subcontinent, include Sri Lanka and end with a visit to Ireland
Join me on a Women Only Tour called the Southern Jewels of India and get a discount. We will tour Tamil Nadu and Kerala in February 2013.
India is a shopper’s paradise. There is an astonishing variety of dazzling goods on offer. These are my best tips about how to shop in India and what to buy.
At the western edge of India, in the middle of the Thar Desert, the fairytale kingdom of Jaisalmer appears, as if by magic, like a golden mirage and opens my heart.