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30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ireland. We started with the 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, went on to the 20 Best...

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Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels.

I have made no bones about the fact that we were charmed by Ireland, but I do have a message to Cobh, Ireland - don’t rest on your laurels. We loved the raw natural beauty and the wonderful people of Donegal, Kilkenny was quirky in the best way, Dingle was crazy good,...

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The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check out the two lighthouses in Wollongong in Australia, where we live to get a sense of our...

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