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as it's Holy Week, perhaps it may be time to consider a walk along Spain's Camino de Santiago -- or a bit of music from one who has done that...
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Silence: the exterior sort is often inpiration for creative work, and the interior sort is that, too, and is also part of creation itself So it might seem a paradox that music is very often a gateway to silence. However, when you think about it, really thin...
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work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, CMT, CBC, NPR, Strings,Acoustic Guitar, Encyclopedia of Ireland & the Americas, and other places in print, electronic, and broadcast media
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Camino de Santiago

reflections on walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, and thoughts on a recording fiddle player Oilver Schroer made whilst walking the way

Newry Market, Northern Ireland: Crossroads in Time

a visit to the market in Newry, in County Down, Northern Ireland, which has been crossroads of trade and culture since ancient times

Travel by Food: 48 Countries, One Book

insights intot the world's great food countries from France to Mexico to Ghana to Morocco, with photos and text from Lonely Planet writers

Ireland in Music: Four Voices

History and contemporary life in Ireland are intertwined through the music of Mary Black, Cathie Ryan, Nuala Kennedy and Caitlin Nic Gabhann

Shamrock City

immigration, history, family, music, mining , and the wild west all in Shamrock City from Irish American band Solas

Cape Breton in Music: Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac

Scottish heritage, Gaelic language, and landscapes of Cape Breton in music of singer Mary Jane Lamond and fiddle player Wendy MacIsaac

Meeting the past in Northern Ireland

reflection on the list of The Disappeared, past and present presence of The Troubles in Northern Ireland,

Ireland beyond the tourist path

a collection of stories offering insight into Ireland and Northern Ireland beyond the well known

I Ignored You, Indianapolis: My Bad

You don't have to leave the country -- or even your time zone -- to find new frontiers to explore.

Museum Stories: Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland

reflection on the collections and the experience of exploring Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland

Winter Music Festivals tin Glasgow, Dublin, Boston, and Tallahassee | Pe...

winter music festivals in Galsgow, Scotland, Dublin Irealnd, Tallahassee, Florida, and at Harvard Square near Boston, Massachusetts, light u

Winter Travel, Holiday Peace | Perceptive Travel Blog

reflections on finding the quiet sides of travel in the holiday season, and two songs ti invite contemplation of this idea

Holiday music: three to know | Perceptive Travel Blog

A Gulf Coast mixture of seasonal stories, a very Texas take on the holiday, and an album that brings in the bittersweet and the joyous sides

Gifts for the Traveler | Perceptive Travel Blog

unique ways to give the gift of music to travelers at the winter holidays. go to concerts, help build an album, ideas for music your friends

The Wall, China Beach, and Memories | Perceptive Travel Blog

reflections on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC and the 25th anniversary of the TV drama China Beach, set during the Viet Nam

Wreaths, music, and legend | Perceptive Travel Blog

Holly grows quite abundantly in Ireland in winter, as do other evergreens, which is one of the reasons that the story handed down in Irish f

Music for St. Andrew's Day: celebrating Scotland | Perceptive Travel Blog

music from Eddi Reader, Julie Fowils and Greentax Recordings to listen to for Scotland's national day, Saint Andrew's day

Scotland in Music: Saint Andrew's Day | Perceptive Travel Blog

music to help you celebrate Scotland on Saint Andrew's Day

Quiet Moments: Glasgow School of Art | Perceptive Travel Blog

Charles Rennie Macintosh's design for the Glasgow School of Art inspires contemplation

Before the holiday shopping frenzy begins, plan to keep it local | Perce...

After finding amazing things in local shops without really even trying, I'm more determined to Shop Local this holiday season.