Ancient cemeteries, coffin ships and an ancestral castle: some highlights of my trip to Ireland for The Gathering to “walk the ground” of my ancestors.
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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.
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.