Category Archives: Europe

Want to be: In Bruges

Prison, death, it didn’t matter. Because at least in prison, and at least in death, you know, I wouldn’t be in fucking Bruges. But then, like a flash, it came to me, and I realized, “Fuck, man, maybe that’s what Hell is. … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Belfast’s Queen’s Quarter

Home sweet hostel for my stay in Belfast was in quiet Queen’s Quarter (and look what I just did there), a 15 minute walk south of the Europa Buscentre, the main transportation hub for the city. I found Belfast to … Continue reading

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Great Walks: Giants Causeway Coast Way

Though tour buses from Belfast descend upon the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland every day, the causeway coast is best explored at a slower pace over the course of at least an overnight or two. Some of the … Continue reading

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Dublin Highlight: The Celt Pub

Traveling alone on my first trip to Dublin (I would return about a week later in the company of five gentlemen), afforded me the opportunity to wander aimlessly through the streets, sort out my mental map of the city at … Continue reading

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Four years of July 4ths

Yesterday marked the first 4th of July that I have celebrated in America since 2007. Ergo, I thought I’d take a look back at where I’ve been during my last few fourths. (and try saying “few fourths” several times fast) … Continue reading

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What ever happened to Ireland?

A dead computer battery. A few days of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay, away from said misbehaving computer. A few hundred Ireland photos to sort through and upload to a friend’s server so that he can compile a huge collection … Continue reading

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