Maximizing Luxury Travel

You have to make choices when you travel. Time, economics, and/or physical ability can dictate your itinerary. But be on the lookout for adding-in those once-in-a-lifetime experiences, even when you aren’t...

Majestic Ashford Castle, Cong, Ireland.

Get the royal treatment in Ireland at magnificent castle and country estate hotels.

We’ve enjoyed our visit to Dublin.  Quite a contrast to the rest of our trip to Ireland. It’s urban of course, also very vibrant, lively, modern and young. Let me start...

Sadly, this was our last day to explore Irish country roads. We headed west from Cong to the coastal town of Clifden, tucked in between the Twelve Bens mountain range and...

We had an amazing experience today.  We worked with a Harris Hawk named Aztec (with our instructor Alec) and spent an hour walking in the woods of the Ashford Castle estate....

The Cliffs of Moher were impressive, but I’d have to go with The Burren as the most fascinating place we visited today. Cromwell’s surveyors described The Burren as “yielding neither water...

We set off this morning on some more Irish country back roads, heading to Ballybunion to play golf on a traditional links course; in this case, the Old Course, dating from...

Our first day in Ireland was like an episode of Amazing Race. By the time we landed in Shannon, got the rental car sorted out, Fred reacquainted himself with shifting a...