A Visit to Carlingford Oyster Company

A soft sunset, a quiet breeze, a happy, wet dog nudging at my hand with his nose. My all too brief visit to Carlingford Oyster Company in Carlingford, Ireland was the perfect way to end a visit to the area. All day, I was looking forward to this final stop on our TBEX daylong press trip from Dublin and my only regret is that we … Continue reading A Visit to Carlingford Oyster Company

Top 10 Moments From My European DTour

It was so hard to whittle this list down to only 10 highlights! I could have easily created a Top 10 list for each destination, or even each day! 10. Visiting the Charles Dickens Museum in London. Not only is Charles Dickens one of my favorite authors but I got to visit his former London home with fellow DTourist, Jen Lowthrop from She Gets Around! Since … Continue reading Top 10 Moments From My European DTour

A Visit to the Jameson Distillery

The past couple of weeks have been incredible. The amount of experiences, activities and delicious meals I’ve partaken in doesn’t even seem possible! Still, even a DTourist needs a little time to herself so on my second day in Dublin I took a break from conferences and scheduled activities and headed out with one goal in mind: Irish Whiskey. As my friends at home well … Continue reading A Visit to the Jameson Distillery

The Bog People

“If you get a bit queasy, just think of them as Louis Vuitton bags with arms and legs.” I looked at my new Dubliner friend Paul and burst out laughing. “What?” “Handbags, my dear! Just think of them as handbags. With arms, legs and hair.” Turns out Paul wasn’t too far off in explaining the state of the Bog Bodies that are on display at … Continue reading The Bog People

DTour Anticipation

Whenever I’m a week out from a trip I start playing the “A week from now I’ll be…” game with myself.  I can’t believe it – the past month has flown by – but I’m now able to do that in anticipation of my DTour! Well, a week from now I’ll be in Costa Brava, Spain – flying over Emporda, sipping Spanish reds, scuba diving, … Continue reading DTour Anticipation