Cruiseday Tuesday – It’s a Boston Sea Party

Boston Harbor (without the u) was my backyard for a summer. And I’d look longingly out to sea as I cleaned out the ice cream vats in Quincy Market in the humid heat. I’d be daydreaming of those revolutionaries chucking tea into the water and blaming the Red Indians. Back then I took one day […]

Holiday Snaps – Leo’s LA story

Have we had our fill of our leader, Leo Varadkar, our Taoiseach, here in Ireland? Here he is in Los Angeles with Tourism Ireland obscuring the word ‘fill’ in the slogan ‘fill your heart with Ireland.’ Like Leo, I’m an LA fan, and a Tourism Ireland one too. So, of course, I was there at […]

I’m wired to the moon – Holiday Snaps

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I’m wired to the moon – Holiday Snaps

It’s been said and will be again. And I did get offered a chance this week to talk to VIPs who were wired to the moon this famous day 50 years ago. And the special event is being held at the very minute too 50 years ago when President Nixon made his historic phone call […]

Cruiseday Tuesday – My Princess

It’s a couples’ dream… cruising. The lingering glances over dinner, the dancing, the spectacular shows, the moonlight walk on the top deck. Of course, we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t occasionally disagree. I find the best advice is the one She gives: ‘When I want your opinion I’ll give it to you.’ So cruising […]

Cruiseday Tuesday

It’s an oasis when you’re dehydrated from hitting the wall of humidity after a long-haul flight… that bottle of Fiji water in your hotel bedroom. But it comes at a price… around $10 if memory serves me right. And like all things tempting, to touch is to claim ownership and you will be billed because […]