Street Art in Memphis, Tennessee

Located on the Mississippi River, Memphis combines the culture of a metro area with the daily rhythms of the rural South. Contemporary street murals weave together the city’s historic connection to the civil rights movement, as well as musical genres, such as the blues and gospel.

Minnesota’s North Shore

Indigenous Ojibwa peoples, French explorers, and Jesuit missionaries all traversed Minnesota’s North Shore. Today, Highway 61 reveals timeless scenes that they were all sure to marvel at.

Dublin Photo Diary

Writers, theologians, labor agitators, and revolutionaries often penned and typed their words looking out a window that was under the constant barrage of precipitation. James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, and Oscar Wilde are just a few that made profound impacts on the modern world. Today, Dublin is an evolving metropolis that still pays homage to its distinct past through architecture and culture.

Kilmacduagh Monastery

You don’t need a guide, just follow the path of the ancient Irish countryside
Cold rain keeps the island green, to preserve a timeless scene
Saint Coleman, son of Duagh
Founded this monastery in the 7th century
When walking the grounds, silence is the only lecture that can partially explain
The routine of a venerable abbot

Galway, Ireland

Galway is a city of poets and festivals. Therefore, it is no surprise that this vibrant municipality serves as a hub of film, theatre, and literature.

Bridges of Cleveland

There’s a red moon rising
On the Cuyahoga River
Rolling into Cleveland to the lake

There’s an oil barge winding
Down the Cuyahoga River
Rolling into Cleveland to the lake

–Randy Newman “Burn On”

Cork, Ireland

Founded by Vikings
Cork was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2009