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Dublin, Ireland: Wander Where The Whiffenpoofs Serenaded PDF Print E-mail


While in the Irish capital, enjoy a Saturday afternoon and evening with a stroll along Dublin's Cultural Quarter at Temple Bar. See the open air-market where displays include produce, cheese, and baked goods.

Be sure you linger at the stall selling hot cider with a shot of Irish whiskey. The Temple Bar also hosts free festivals, music, film screenings and much more! And you may just recall Bing and bar room buddies singing the old ballad:
To the tables down at Mory’s,
To the place where Louie dwells,
To the dear old Temple Bar we love so well;
Sing the Whiffenpoofs assembled
With their glasses raised on high…

 
Dublin, Ireland: See Oscar The Famed Rock-Reclining Poet PDF Print E-mail


While touring the friendly town, pay your respects with a free visit to Dublin's favorite son, Oscar Wilde, in Merrion Square’s beautiful Iveagh Gardens. He’s facing across from his former home at 1 Merrion Square. Be sure to get there in daylight, because the park’s iron gates slam shut at dusk.

 
Enjoy The Delicious Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival PDF Print E-mail

It happens from Friday, May 25 through 27 in the historic Texas town just 225 miles south of Dallas. In addition to tasting a variety of crawfish and other delightful seafood dishes, enjoy live music and kids' activities. Be in downtown Fredericksburg's Marktplatz (Market Square) for the festival. www.fbgcrawfish.com

 
Los Angeles CA: Factor’s Deli On Pico Celebrates 80th Year PDF Print E-mail


Your travel4seniors.com editor first visited Factor’s in 1953 after Navy service and just hired as an editor at a daily newspaper in nearby Beverly Hills. While things have changed elsewhere since then, dining at picturesque Factor’s today is a nostalgic and delicious trip back in time. A favorite is the smoked fish brunch for two, with enough tasty ingredients to feed three or four.

 
New York NY: Turner Classic Movies Hop On Film Tour PDF Print E-mail


It’s a bus excursion that visits famous Manhattan locations where many of the most memorable movie scenes were shot. Remember Miracle On 34th Street, Saturday Night Fever, Home Alone, The Godfather, Midnight Cowboy, Taxi Driver and scores of other masterpieces filmed in the Big Apple.

On Location Tours offer behind-the-scenes peeks at favorite classic filming locations in New York City. Your savvy guide gabs and quizzes as you experience more than 60 famous sites. For schedules, prices and other info: onlocationtours.com/tour/tcm-classic-film

 
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