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Stories by Bob Taylor, Travels with Peabod

Bob Taylor has been travel writer for more than three decades. Following a career as an award winning sports producer/anchor, Taylor’s media production business produced marketing presentations for Switzerland Tourism, Rail Europe, the Finnish Tourist Board, Japan Railways Group, the Swedish Travel & Tourism Council and the Swiss Travel System among others. He is founder of The Magellan Travel Club ( and his goal is to visit 100 countries or more during his lifetime.

Irish eyes are smiling at Ireland’s Christmas markets in Dublin and Belfast

 IRELAND, December 7, 2019 — For anyone traveling to the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland for the holidays, the “Emerald Island” has spruced up and added millions of lights along with plenty of red to complement the traditional Irish green. Sparkling with twinkling lights, replete with delicious food and drink and brimming with great ...