Our gracious internet hostess Michele has been publishing her "Ireland Dream Trip" book for 20 years. Considering she updates the book every single year, that's a pretty impressive achievement.
I wanted to say, "Congratulations, Michele!" and let everyone know that Michele is giving away a copy of her latest edition (hot off the presses) at http://irishfireside.com/2011/04/14/20-years-of-ireland-dream-trip/.
The winner will be announced Monday, April 25th.
"Ireland Expert" Michele ErdvigClick links for Michele's Book or Custom Ireland ItineraryVisit Michele's Irish Shop for unique Irish gifts and beautiful photos of Ireland.
Michele, congrats on 20 years of helping the world of wanderers get in touch with every drop of their Irish blood! I was just thinking yesterday, I can't go to Ireland without "Michele"! Your book is full of your personal experience, wisdom, and good taste. And you have always been generous on the forums with your time.
Let's celebrate! Here's to 20 years of the World's Greatest Guidebook by Michele Erdvig!
Maith Thu, Mo Chara!
Here is to another twenty....at least that! I have helped in a lot of travel forums but this one feels like home. Thanks for all the insight and knowledge you share. I know how taxing those "research" trips are over to Ireland. I really appreciate your willingness to subject yourself to such trials....
LOL, yes I suffer a lot for my work. It has turned my hair gray over the years.
Glad everyone likes the "homey" feel here. I really do love Ireland (warts and all) and if I was not sharing what I know here I would have to do it somewhere else.
May the light be your guide and the darkness be your comfort!
It's been a year since I've posted but I aways go onto Michele's site when I head for Ireland again, leaving Sept 8th to Oct 4. This is my fourth trip to the Emerald Isle!
Michele, I wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU for all your expect advice, the giving of your time, your vast knowledge of Ireland, and your warm heart.
I agree with CowboyCraic that this site does give you that "homey" feeling.
God bless you Michele, and all the members of this fantastic site!
Maggie,Wow! I really appreciate your comments. It makes what I do even more fulfilling when I hear such sentiments. If it makes your trips to Ireland special, then I've accomplished my mission. Michele
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