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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Boats moored along the Riva in the UNEASO World Heritage town of Trogir, Croatia

One of the first things that visitors to Croatia notice is the country’s unique boomerang shape.  The largest hunk sits at the top, stretching deep into Eastern Europe between Slovenia and...

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge on the Caiseway Coast in Northern Ireland, has long been used by local fishermen to trqansfer their catch from the rocky promontry to the mainland

Once upon a time there was an Irish giant named Finn MacCool who lived on the shores of Northern Ireland with his wife and infant. Finn was definitely a cool guy,...

Wildflowers decorate Mullaghmore peninsula in County Sligo, Ireland

The stunning scenery along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is so forcefully etched on my memory that I can close my eyes and see it still. Unshorn sheep, fat like giant cotton...

With my back arched and my neck stretched below the parapet, I did the deed!

I lay on my back and reached behind me for the iron rails attached to the parapet at Blarney Castle. Slowly, I squirmed backward over a gaping hole in the floor....

View over Reykjavik, capital city of Iceland

The winters are long, cold, and dark in Iceland. As such, I had expected Icelanders to be a somber lot, patiently awaiting their few brief weeks of summer each year. I...

Thingviller National Parkin Iceland sits atop the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that splits Iceland in two. The Eurasian tectonic plate to the east is slowly moving away from the American plate on the west, creating this rift valley that grows every year by at least two centimeters.

I stood under a hot shower until I finally stopped shivering from battling Iceland’s frigid winds all day. Normally, I would have felt guilty about wasting so much water, but during...