Author Archives: kcbernick

About kcbernick

I love to travel.

Camogie at Croke Park

Sunday evening, August 7, 2022 Now it was time to have some fun. Croke Park is home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Ireland’s largest sporting organization. Croke Park Stadium, with a capacity of 82,300, is the 3rd largest capacity … Continue reading

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A Full Day of History in Dublin!

Sunday, August 7, 2022 It would take weeks to see all of the historical sites in Dublin. We’re cramming in as much as we can while we are here. The prime goal for the day was EPIC, The Emigration Museum, … Continue reading

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National Museum of Ireland and Kilmainham Gaol

Saturday, August 6, 2022 Today, we set off to explore some of the historical sites right here in Dublin. Our lodging is conveniently located within walking distance of most of the attractions we were interested in. In the early 1100’s, … Continue reading

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Newgrange and Hill of Tara

Friday, August 5, 2022 We were up early to take a day trip to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara. The tour was through Newgrange Tours by Mary Gibbons, very well done. Gibbons is very knowledgeable about history and archaeology, … Continue reading

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Ireland Till the End of Time, or “Erin Go Bragh”

Thursday, August 4, 2022 Irish speakers would say “Éire go Brách,” The phrase dates back to the Irish Rebellion of 1798, featured on a flag as a rallying cry for Irish independence from Great Britain. It’s a familiar phrase to … Continue reading

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Immersed in Van Gogh

Saturday, March 19, 2022 The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit has been playing in Minneapolis for a few weeks, and will continue into April. It was created and is presented by Lighthouse Immersive. This company is based in Toronto, Ontario, and … Continue reading

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Biscayne Bay

Sunday, February 27, 2022 Our last day in Florida! It’s especially hard to go home, where the temperature hovers near zero. The weather here has been beautiful, in the 80s with mostly clear skies. These are the times when we … Continue reading

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Leaving Key West

Saturday, February 26, 2022 It turned out that this was not a good day to drive from Key West to Key Largo. Normally, this drive takes about 1.5 hours, and we had plenty of time to take a boat ride … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise

Friday, February 25, 2022 Every year at this time, the Key West Garden Club hosts a garden tour ”A Stroll Through the Meadows” featured seven gardens in the Old Town area. Each provided a lush escape from the surrounding activities. … Continue reading

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Key Deer, Blimps and Wine

Thursday, February 24, 2022 Big Pine Key is known for its Key Deer, a subspecies of the white-tailed deer, that lives only in the Keys. Centuries ago, they migrated to the Florida Keys from the mainland during the most recent … Continue reading

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