The Sounds of Ireland

The Sounds of Ireland

Traveling is a multi-sensory experience. The sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and feels of each city or area you visit are unique and stimulating. This beautiful input is always available to us, but somehow when we travel, it is enhanced. I think it’s because we’re immersed in the unknown or unfamiliar, so our senses are peaked […]

Hitchhiking in Ireland: Foolish Tales of Adventure

Hitchhiking in Ireland: Foolish Tales of Adventure

The first time I hitchhiked in Ireland I was picked up by a French couple in a woody wagon listening to Ray Charles. Sherkin Island B&B This was during my first trip. I had been on Sherkin Island volunteering as a helper (WWOOF) at a B&B with a garden. The experience didn’t turn out as […]

Spoonfuls of Spontaneity

Spoonfuls of Spontaneity

Tony Robbins says that, as humans, we need certainty. But in equal measure, more or less so depending on our taste, we conversely need uncertainty. Survival guaranteed equals a relaxed nervous system. Survival guaranteed for too long equals potato chips and a long snooze on the couch, TV blaring. In other word, survival for too […]