Edinburgh, Solo

A quick flight from Dublin landed me in Edinburgh at 10:00pm on a Wednesday evening, chasing down a shuttle to make it into town. Disoriented in a new city, I quickly learned that Google maps lacked the topography to tell me to go up the many alleyways of Edinburgh and the darkness heighten my cautiousness. […]

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Emerald Isle 2.0

It wouldn’t be fair to call this blog Whiskey and Whims if we failed to deliver on the promise.  It’s reasonable to say, if we’ve met you probably already know my strong affinity for dark beer and dark liquors. There is no shortage of either passion in Ireland and I focused my short time in […]

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Emerald Isle 1.0

If I only focused on the beer and whiskey consumed in Ireland, I’d be leaving out some of the true highlights. The majority of my time was spent in County Kilkenny with my family, but time was made for quick trip to County Clare to visit Lahinch, (well known west coast surf hot spot) and a […]

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The Hard Stuff…

Just finished my first leg of many in my travel journey, visiting family in Ireland! Heading off to Scotland for a mix of fun, catchup and whiskey of course! Wanted to share a few things that hit me hard in the last few weeks that were more difficult than predicted in the planning and excitement […]

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