The Weekly

Inspired by some of my favourite girls in the game, I’m starting a weekly series to keep everyone a little more connected and share with you some things that would normally slip through the blog posts! I’m finally back in Detroit after getting stuck in Ireland for an extra week because of Hurricane Ophelia. I was honestly kind of dreading…
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A Taste of West Cork, Ireland

While I was in Ireland, I was lucky enough to be invited by Fáilte Ireland on a foodie day tour though West Cork. We set off bright and early from Killarney, winding through little country lanes with the occasional traffic jam. Our journey was filled with stories by Marie and Lorraine from Cork County Council. The region actually has a…
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Lunch at The Lake Hotel, Killarney

From the moment I arrived to Killarney, my local friend Aífe repeated one recommendation to me over and over: go to The Lake Hotel. My last afternoon at the conference was gloriously sunny. I could see the rays of sunshine and blue skies peeking out at me from behind the speaker, distracting me from everything he had to say. And…
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Seafari Cruise: Kenmare, Ireland

Having missed out on two days in Ireland, I had some tough choices to make as to what I would have to skip. Seafari, for me, was non-negotiable. Seafari Cruises is run by Captain Ray, perhaps the greatest embodiment of an Irishman you’ll find in all of Kerry. When he’s not running the cruises, he’s still out on the sea,…
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Jaunting to Ross Castle: Killarney, Ireland

Before arriving in Killarney, I had meticulously planned every hour in order to pack in the most possible. I wanted to do the Ring of Kerry, go hiking around Muckross, and kayak through the Gap of Dunloe. It was going to be perfect. But then, life happened. My plane had a freak accident and ended up rerouted for an emergency landing,…
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