Moments & Misadventures :: Woolen Wonders

Moments & Misadventures :: Woolen Wonders

I had the amazing opportunity to go to Ireland with two aunts who were fulfilling a lifelong dream of going to where their grandparents came from. My one aunt is an accredited genealogist who had traced our family tree back to the 1300s. We would stop by museums and seeing a large picture of someone [...]

Legananny Dolmen {Northern Ireland}

Legananny Dolmen {Northern Ireland}

Nestled in the countryside of County Down, sits the Legananny Dolmen. The name Legananny is derived from the Irish term Liagán Áine, meaning standing stone. This is a Neolithic era funerary site dating back around 5,000 years. To honor a relative that had passed away, these huge stones were dragged up the hillside and assembled [...]

Travel Challenge – Day 10 :: River Liffey {Ireland}

Travel Challenge – Day 10 :: River Liffey {Ireland}

Thank for joining me in this wonderful challenge! I've loved sharing my favorite travel pictures and seeing your favorite travel pictures from adventures all over the world. If you are just joining the challenge, please share your site in the comments because I'd love to see your pictures 🙂

Travel Challenge – Day 5 :: Edinburgh {Scotland}

Travel Challenge – Day 5 :: Edinburgh {Scotland}

10 days, 10 pictures, 1 great challenge. This challenge asks you to post one favorite travel picture once a day for 10 days with no explanation. If you want to join the challenge, then dear reader I nominate you. Please share your link in the comments because I would love to see all your pictures. [...]

Dundrum Castle {Northern Ireland}

Dundrum Castle {Northern Ireland}

Dundrum Castle in County Down is an incredible historical tribute. This castle was built sometime around 1177 century by John de Courcey after his invasion of the Ulster area and has stood here overlooking the beautiful countryside ever since. This idyllic spot sits on top of a rocky hill with stunning views of the Dundrum [...]

Palace of Holyroodhouse Abbey {Scotland}

Palace of Holyroodhouse Abbey {Scotland}

Probably my favorite part of Edinburgh is the Palace of Holyroodhouse. This beautiful palace sits on the lower end of the Royal Mile while the Edinburgh Castle is at the other end. Holyroodhouse has been the residence of kings and queen since the 1600s and is still used as Queen Elizabeth's residence while she is [...]