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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Postcard from Killarney

Last week I spent four whirlwind days in Killarney, and my experience there only scraped the surface of what the area has to offer. It was my first time properly exploring Ireland outside of Dublin. Most of my time there was spent in workshops and speaker sessions for the conference I was attending, so before I left I was already…
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Franklin Cider Mill

Today made my family and I made our annual pilgrimage to Franklin Cider Mill. As a kid I remember begging my parents to take me here as soon as school let out each day. Walking over the little wooden bridge towards the mill, the smell rich, doughy cinnamon sugar still gets me every time. As an adult, I appreciate this place…
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City ‘Till I Die

Oh how I love going to Keyworth to watch Detroit City Football Club – it’s loud, it’s rowdy, and it’s all in good fun. Tickets for adults are just $10 and kids get in for free, and can always be bought at the entrance upon arrival. And yeah, it’s football as in futbol. DCFC was founded in 2012 but is already…
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Shakespeare in Detroit

Last weekend I headed over to New Center Park for an open air performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet – and I was totally blown away by how great it was! It was put on by Shakespeare In Detroit, a non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to making the arts accessible for everyone. The performances are totally free – which is so awesome. They…
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