A great big headline to catch some attention, because everyone likes attention

So you understand the roaring wave of fear that swept through the greatest city in the world just as Monday was dawning--the stream of flight rising swiftly to a torrent, lashing in a foaming tumult round the railway stations, banked up into a horrible struggle about the shipping in the Thames, and hurrying by every available channel northward and eastward. By ten o'clock the police organisation, and by midday even the railway organisations, were losing coherency, losing shape and efficiency, guttering, softening, running at last in that swift liquefaction of the social body.

Taylor Avenue Peace Garden

48 Hours in St. Louis, MO

Day 1 Morning Start your day with a lovingly made espresso drink at Kayak’s Coffee on the corner of Forest Park Parkway and Skinker Avenue. Sit among Washington University students and observe the outdoor themed décor at one of the staples of the local specialty coffee shop culture. Tip: Ask for the featured espresso blend of the month. Next head…

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Things to do in Dublin

When thinking of Ireland, many people think of Dublin. As Ireland’s capital city as well as its largest, how can you not? The city’s reputation precedes itself as one of history, drinking and national pride. Things to See: Trinity College: Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland and has a beautiful campus worth exploring. It is also home to…

Luckily sometimes you can just point at what you want to buy.

The Trials of Travel: Losing English

The longer I spend outside of America, the worse my English gets. That might sound funny, but I promise you it happens. A certain number of “what?’s” “huh?’s” and confused looks later you start to learn what words ESL speakers, Aussies and British people just don’t understand, and you start to cut them out of your vocabulary to communicate more…

View over Howth, Ireland

A Guide to Ireland

Ireland is a country famed for its green landscape, friendly locals and world class beer. Rich in history, culture and natural beauty while also known for nightlife, there’s something in Ireland for almost anyone. While the capital city of Dublin certainly deserves to be seen, each region of the country boasts their own scenery and unique feel. On this page you…

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