I’ve Left My Heart in so Many Places

My friend Jes and I are planning a trip to Ireland this year. Her dream is to visit the Aran Islands, a stone's throw away from either Doolin, County Clare or Rossaveal, County Galway--depending on where you want to catch a ferry. Having visited both the big island and the small island on previous trips, …

Around Inishmore on a Bicycle

[1/29/19 Note: Upon transferring this blog post to Jolene's Life in Focus, some of the pictures and maps disappeared. I'm in the process of fixing this.]ย  My Aran Islands adventure began aboard the Happy Hooker last week. (I know what youโ€™re thinking, but the Happy Hooker derives its name from the red-sailed Galway Hooker, a …