Howth is a peaceful little fishing town just a subway ride away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Dublin and a popular weekend retreat.
This little excursion can be done in one day of less. If you don’t stop anywhere, it takes 45 minutes to drive around the island. Our adventure included getting stuck in the interior, exploring the southern point, lunch and being tricked into buying useless souvenirs.
One of my mom’s favorite day trips while she was visiting me in the Dominican Republic was Laguna Gri-Gri in the small town of Rio San Juan about two hours east of Puerto Plata. We boarded a small wide boat with a captain and the first mate at the motor. We puttered nonchalantly through a mangrove forest, passing a local fisherman and […]