Chelsea Goodrich is a spirited, positive-thinking woman living in Sun Valley, Idaho who is not only an excellent song-writer but also a certified health coach and well-respected medical and science writer. She also facilitates groups and individuals through the grief recovery process. Chelsea was a participant in the Travel Writing Retreat earlier this year and this is one of her writings inspired by her experience on the 'Wild Atlantic Way' in Donegal. I could see my foggy b
Writers from various parts of the United States including Pennsylvania, Texas and Idaho as well as others from cities such as Dublin and Cork enjoyed our first-ever travel writing retreat which ended this past weekend. Buoyed by this delightful success, we are now concentrating our efforts to make this year’s creative writing retreats in June and September in Ireland and in October in Paris to be equally enjoyable. Workshops last week focusing on skills necessary for writing
Named the ‘Coolest Place on the Planet by National Geographic Traveller Donegal enjoys the most inspiring natural landscapes along what has become Ireland’s most famous route – the ‘Wild Atlantic Way.’ And we are proud to announce that Failte Ireland, the nation’s leading tourism agency, has agreed to host a special multimedia presentation focusing on this wild and wondrous journey along Ireland’s zigzagging shoreline exclusively for participants at the March travel retreat.
Treasure chests almost 500 years old filled with priceless gold coins may lie hidden under the sea off the coast of Donegal – and participants at our first-ever travel writing retreat in mid-March will learn chilling tales about this intriguing unsolved mystery. Author James Barr from Scotland has agreed to be a special guest speaker at the retreat to tell the tragic story of how thousands of Spanish sailors drowned as the galleons they were manning sank to the bottom of the
Good news for participants to our mid-March travel retreat – majestic Glenveagh National Park, one of excursions they will enjoy during the retreat, has just been named one of Ireland’s most interesting tourism attractions. It received a Gold Excellence Award and National Heritage Awards at the recent CIE International Awards of Excellence. Glenveagh (from the Irish Gleann Bheatha, meaning 'glen of the birches’) is the second largest national park in Ireland. Located scenical
Starting a travel blog can be a lot of fun both as an absorbing new hobby for you and enjoyment for family and friends interested in reading about your experiences in new places you are exploring. And it is easy to do. You can start one today quite simply. A more sophisticated, well-developed blog is more challenging. The reward, however, could be free holidays to exotic destinations you may have only dreamed about. Such a blog takes more effort but by learning a few key prin
Donegal has produced some of the finest singers in Ireland, a classic example being the renown Aodh-Mac-Ruairi. Euphoric voices like this are what participants at 'Ireland Writing Retreat' will enjoy next year. Over Saint Patrick's Day, (March 17), in this inspiring landscape, travel writers will celebrate Irish national day and learn how to pen and pitch travel articles to international magazines, write successful travel blogs, as well as hear from travel experts including r