My expectations for Lisbon were modest. I’ve never heard it described as one of the great cities of the world, like Paris, London, New York, and Tokyo. That, in my opinion, is a major oversight.
My expectations for this trip were high. They were exceeded in every respect. Continue reading
What comes to mind when you think of Portugal? Cathedrals? Old, historical sites? Sixteenth Century explorers? Former colonies in Asia? Lethal jelly fish? How about some of the best hiking in the world? Continue reading
The Irish love American presidents, even Obama (George W., not so much). Can you imagine this sign post in the US these days? Continue reading
After a day of sunshine, flowers and cheer, it was time for a bit of doom and gloom. Continue reading
…are far behind. Sunny botanical gardens, lots of beer and traditional Irish music and some of the friendliest people I have ever met — this is Belfast today.