Renting Tips for Europe

Finding an apartment in your own city can be a nightmare, let alone a foreign country! But if you’ve decided to take the plunge and move abroad here are some renting tips for Europe, particularly particularly if you’re planning a move to the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK or Ireland. We’ll have a post to…

Father’s Visit to Ireland Leaves Everlasting Memories

One of the hardest parts about living abroad is being away from family. So I was fortunate to recently share my father’s visit to Ireland for the 2nd summer in a row. He’s 85 and thankfully in good enough health to still make trips across the Atlantic from Florida. I’m very grateful for the wonderful…

Day trips from Dublin – Dún Laoghaire

Alex and I decided a few weeks back that we were going to make it a goal of ours to visit all of the coastal DART stops over our 3 years here, so that we could experience all these easy day trips from Dublin. The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) is a train that runs…

What to expect from St Patrick’s Day in Dublin in 2013?

The famed holiday to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated the world over. Cities such as Boston, New York and Chicago throw huge bashes, even dying rivers green. So if you’re making the trek across the Atlantic or Europe to Ireland on March 17th, what to expect from St Patrick’s Day in Dublin?…