Presents on the Tree at The Dominick Hotel, New York

Picture the scene, you’ve just had a day of sightseeing in New York, visited a few art galleries, museums and stood in wonderment looking at the architecture of the Big Apple. On returning to your hotel, The Dominick, there’s a Christmas tree in your room with expansive views of the city beyond as daylight fades […]

The Transformative Power of Light – Southeastern Photographic Society Exhibition

Southeastern Photographic Society‘s juried exhibition is opening on Thursday October 5th with a reception at 18:00 at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Running until the 2nd of November 2023, the exhibition is on the theme of “The Transformative Power of Light” and images were chosen by Lumiere Gallery Director Tony Casadonte and photographer […]

Hiking and Mountain Biking in Boone, North Carolina

A collage of images from Boone area, North Carolina

Guide to Hiking in Boone, NC: Exploring Waterfalls and Nature’s Beauty Boone, North Carolina, nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. With its lush forests, rugged peaks, and stunning waterfalls, Boone offers a wealth of hiking opportunities for adventurers of all levels. If you’re planning a […]

Ready, Set, Pedal: Celebrating 50 years of RAGBRAI


Get your shorts on, pedal enthusiasts! The annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, fondly known as RAGBRAI, is back with a bang as it celebrates its 50th year! With excitement already bubbling over, this golden jubilee is all set to hit record numbers of registration and to doff its hat to half a century of […]

FlyAtlantic to create Transatlantic hub from Belfast International Airport

Airplane in flight

Belfast International Airport to Become Transatlantic Hub with FlyAtlantic Belfast International Airport is set to receive a boost to its routes with plans by FlyAtlantic to create a hub to serve up to 35 destinations in North America, the UK and Europe. The startup airline aims to begin operations in Summer 2025 with six aircraft, […]

Okoboji Writers’ Retreat 2023

Unleash Your Creativity at the Okoboji Writers’ Retreat Embark on a transformative journey of words and creativity at the annual Okoboji Writers’ Retreat! Founded in 2021 and helmed by the esteemed columnist Julie Gammack, this retreat is a haven for writers of all skill levels, beckoning both novices and seasoned writers alike. Imagine immersing yourself […]

Photographing New England in Autumn 2023 for Fall Colour

Now that we have reached the summer solstice here in the northern hemisphere, thoughts are turning towards the colour of autumn and fall colour. It should come as no surprise that the heavily wooded east coast of the USA is home to some of the finest autumn or fall colour foliage. Every year almost 4 […]

Escape the Crowds, November in Laguna Beach at Hotel Joaquin

Hotel Joaquin Laguna Beach, entrance with art

Looking to take it easy in the colder months of the year? With highs of 21C / 69.7F and average temperatures of 16C Laguna Beach is a perfect warm, sunshine getaway for November in California. Gone are the hot summer days and the crowds too, with a relaxed feel to the coastal community, visiting Laguna […]

United Airlines Chicago to Shannon Flights to Resume May 2023

United Airlines plane in flight

From May 26, 2023 United Airlines will be returning to the west of Ireland with flights from Chicago O’Hare to Shannon. United formerly operated five days a week on the route between 2012 and 2017. The new daily service will depart Chicago at 09:30 and it is seen as a boost to Ireland’s western region […]

Autumn Adventure in the Western Rockies at Columbia Point, Washington

Columbia Point Resort

Autumn is a beautiful season for the great outdoors, there’s the colour of nature as leaves turn and the crisp, clear days with fewer crowds making the pursuit of outdoor adventures much more fun. Situated right on Lake Roosevelt and the Columbia River, JET Hospitality‘s Columbia Point Resort is a perfect base for outdoor activities all year […]