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Thursday
May312012

For the Love of Guinness

At the end of my first work tour, instead of heading back up to the frozen tundra of Wisconsin, I decided to go east. To the land of my long, long looooong ago relatives: Ireland.

That’s where I fell in love with travel. And Irish people. And Guinness.

(It’s also where I met my current travel companion. But more on that gal later.)

If NASA screwed up my college plans, Ireland blew them out of the water. Before Ireland, my only international experiences had come from a 2-hour 8th grade bus ride to Tijuana (with my parents) and two fishing trips to Canada when I was 9 and 18. Crossing the pond was a whole new thing.

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