Derry

If you know anything about recent Irish history, you know about the Troubles click here for info. The Troubles started in the early 1970s in Derry. On Sunday, January 30, 1972, British soldiers killed thirteen unarmed citizens in Bogside. It is known as Bloody Sunday. Today, the citizens of Derry are working hard to promote… Continue reading Derry

Dublin

Guinness for strength

If you want to have a great time, make your next trip to Dublin. Nearly half the city is under 25, so it’s no wonder it’s a buzzy place—music flows out of pubs, streets teem with people, galleries burst with art, restaurants serve up delicious dishes. Here’s some things you may not know about Dublin:… Continue reading Dublin

Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a tiny country in Europe headed by a grand duke. It’s the last remaining grand duchy in the world. How cool is that! Luxembourg’s neighbors are France, Belgium and Germany. Its population is about the same as Vermont’s and, like Vermont, Luxembourg is largely rural. If Americans know nothing else about Luxembourg, chances… Continue reading Luxembourg