a bit about us

Michael & Karin in Ireland

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We raised our family in Aloha, Oregon, USA then relocated to Ballydehob, West Cork, Ireland and have since lived many years on Paros, Greece and in Prague, Czech Republic.  Now living in Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland we love to share travel information and lifestyle tips.  More at www.TravelShepherd.com   

Our story

Expat life in Ireland

Ballydehob shop window

Culture shock back in 1996.

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Shepherd's Ballydehob Supermarket

International Music Day, Ennis, Ireland

Ireland adventures in 2012.

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Not the weather we had grown accustomed to.

Street music, Ennis, Ireland

Our return in 2016.

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No longer nomads.

More About Our Global Nomad Life

our veranda, Aliki, Paros

When we first left Ireland

We lived on a Greek island for about 10 years.  Our Paros paradise!  Yet we chose to to leave. . . for reasons too complex to summarize here. Interested in life in Greece?Push the button . . .

Zizkov Tower from Letna Park

Prague & Czechia

Travelling off our island in the winter we visited Prague one winter and could not stop coming back.  Experience this beautiful city and environs through our photos and adventures . . .

Some of our Favorite Moments

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