Hill Farmstead – Vermont

This getaway was sparked by a special beer release (Art) at  Hill Farmstead Brewery which is located in rural Greensboro Bend, Vermont. Most of Vermont does not get great cell phone reception, if at all.  Its the perfect place to go and recharge.  The six hour car ride was relaxing for my husband and I as…

Traveling Smart pt. 2

I wanted to continue my Traveling Smart post with a few more money saving tips.  These tips have really helped me & I hope they help you too! Earn cash back on your purchases. I use Ebates and usually get a good percentage back on car rentals. They also have decent cash back options for…

Traveling Smart

On today’s post, I will share my tips on how to travel smart.

Cliffs of Moher

After Galway we decided to visit the beautiful Cliffs of Moher! The Cliffs are Ireland’s most spectacular natural wonder at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way (the pictures below will speak for themselves). When we went, we purchased tickets on site. However, according to the website, starting April 21, 2018 tickets can be pre-purchased online at…

The Aran Island of Inishmore

One of our Galway days was spent on the Aran Island of Inishmore right on the mouth of Galway Bay.  This is the largest of the Aran Islands.There are daily ferries to the islands from the main land. You can purchase tickets before boarding. Parking is on site as well, and everything is reasonably priced.Inishmore…

Galway Girl

After a few days in Dublin, we rented a car from Europcar and drove west to Galway. Galway is such a charming city! We had an AMAZING time. Hands down it is my favorite place in Ireland! My husband, drove most of the time (I enjoyed lots of car naps), it took him about an hour to fully be…

Dublin, Ireland pt. 1

Our trip began in Dublin where we started off with an Irish breakfast at O’Neill’s Pub & Kitchen. Holy moly, who knew that an Irish breakfast would include this much food! It was so delicious though!Since the Pub was right in downtown, we walked around and checked out a few sites & pubs.Between quaint streets,…

A surprise Irish honeymoon! 

So this is how we ended up in Ireland…. We were all set to have a relaxing honeymoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Our bags were packed and we were looking forward to relaxing on the beach after a few stressful months of wedding planning, moving to a new city and working full-time. We booked…