Making the Most of 1-Day in York, England

Making the Most of 1-Day in York, England

"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more." Lord Byron I feel like the theme of this trip was "we'll sleep when we're dead!" (I [...]

Capsule Wardrobe: From Over-Packing to Packing like a Pro

Capsule Wardrobe: From Over-Packing to Packing like a Pro

I have been an over-packer my entire life, until last year!  I challenged myself to only carry-on my luggage for a two and a half week trip to the United Kingdom and Ireland last summer- and I crushed it!  During this particular vacation we stayed in nine different locations in England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, [...]

Dublin: Pocléimnigh(ing) in Ireland’s Capital City

Dublin: Pocléimnigh(ing) in Ireland’s Capital City

"Pocléimnigh"- Closet English Translation: Frolicking So if you read the previous post about our time in Cardiff and Conwy, Wales, you may remember that we took the 7:30 am Holyhead Ferry to Dublin. This was the first time we had taken a ferry like this (i.e. we were driving from Wales to Ireland), and it [...]