Recently I returned to Fort Wayne with a single goal – to learn more about genealogy and to, finally, begin my own genealogy research.
A series of podcasts and related articles for Family History Month (October) shares all the knowledge I learned from Curt Witcher, Director of Special Collections at the Allen County Library, and Allison Singleton, Senior Librarian at The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library.
But that knowledge doesn't come close to covering the sense of awe and possibility you feel standing in those stacks. For that you must visit in person.
Happy New Year – and welcome to the Traveling in Ireland podcast!
Let's jump into what you need to know as you consider planning an Ireland vacation in 2021!
Is Northern Ireland on your itinerary? Today's guest, Jamese McCloy, is going to give you a dozen reasons to venture off the tourist trail and explore the heart of Mid Ulster in Northern Ireland.
Oh, March. I had such high hopes for you.
The month began so strong. My income for the year was on an upward trajectory and I was on track for my best professional year ever.
I put an exercise plan in place and started working out daily.
I even had another debt in my sights to be paid off.
And then the world caught a virus…
Ireland’s Archaeological History with Queens University Belfast | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 92
Calling all budding archaeologists- this is your chance to dig in the Irish dirt and earn college credits!
Today I'm talking with Eileen Murphy, Professor of Archaeology at Queens University Belfast, about Ireland's archaeological history and QUB Archaeological Field School.
I receive a lot of questions about renting a car in Ireland when you're over 70. While there may be additional requirement for those 70+ let me be very clear: you can rent a car in Ireland if you are over 70.
Here are all the facts on Ireland car rental age restrictions, additional requirements, and information straight from the car rental agencies websites!
So many amazing travel deals coming to an inbox near you! But should you buy one?
Breaking down vacation package tips so you can make the best decision for your trip!
When we travel I want to be immersed in Ireland. I want to meet the people, have a pint, learn the dance steps (with my two left feet), and hear their stories.
These 10 tips will take you from 'skimming the surface' to total immersion during your Ireland vacation!
How NOT to Lose All Your Money if You Have to Cancel Your Vacation | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 90
While Coronavirus is dominating the news cycle right now there are dozens of reasons why your vacation may have to be cancelled.
Here's how to keep from losing your money along with your vacation
Kylemore Abbey is one of the most recognized buildings in all of Ireland. This romantic castle, nestled at the base of a mountain on the edge of a glistening lake in the wilds of Connemara, brings to mind fairy tales, stories of everlasting devotion and, as with all good stories, tragedy.
The story of Kylemore ticks all the boxes...
With as much road tripping as we do, my husband and I had always said we wanted to buy an RV. Nothing could be better, we imagined, than a small rolling house on wheels. No stopping for bathroom breaks every hour! Make your meals while you cruise down the highway! No more single night hotel stays!
Before making an investment worth thousands of dollars based solely on what we thought, we decided to rent an RV to get some real experience.
Tracing Your Irish Ancestry with the Irish Family History Centre | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 88
Are you beginning to trace your Irish ancestry but are overwhelmed or don't know where to start? My guest, genealogist and historian Declan Brady from the Irish Family History Centre in Dublin has tips to help you!
When is the best time to visit Ireland? Get the answer – and tips for traveling to Ireland at any time of the year- in the podcast!