Hi from Rick: 40 Shades of Green
I love spring. For the last four decades, spring has meant that I'm packing my bag for Europe. And in the springtime I'm reminded that rain and a fresh breeze are a blessing. I guess I'm just a happy lizard, thankful that my terrarium is Seattle. I imagine that's why I feel so at home in Ireland. Emerald City (Seattle), Evergreen State (Washington), Emerald Isle (Ireland)…happy traveler (me).
I recently enjoyed a nonstop parade of quintessentially Irish experiences on one of our Best of Ireland in 14 Days tours. I'll never forget one stop in particular, at the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, teetering over the very western edge of Europe. With the wind blowing hard enough to nearly fly our group like kites, our guide Declan fortified us with… Read more