Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism

Looking for love? You're not alone at this matchmaking festival

Once a tranquil backwater a few miles off the rugged Atlantic coast, Lisdoonvarna landed on the map thanks to its mineral springs, which drew visitors seeking the curative powers of these sulfur- and iron-rich waters. Lisdoon – as it's known locally – sprouted up from the karst limestone landscape in County Clare to become one of Ireland's earliest tourism hot spots.

Travel & Tourism

Gardening tips and chores for August

It's August, and the tomatoes are finally ripening on the vine, the perennials are rampant and, surprisingly, my spring pansies are still holding on. Weeds, too, are digging their heels in, a constant reminder that the garden doesn't ever go on autopilot, even if it appears that way. Here are 31 tips and chores to ensure the garden doesn't look tired by month's end.

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Baseball just one reason Biloxi Mayor going to discover Cuba

Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich will visit Cuba in mid-August with a delegation from South Mississippi to explore connections and opportunities for baseball and boats.
Mary Perez meperez@sunherald.com
Baseball just one reason Biloxi Mayor going to discover Cuba 2:36

Baseball just one reason Biloxi Mayor going to discover Cuba

Sand sculptures on the beach in Biloxi 1:18

Sand sculptures on the beach in Biloxi

A moment of peace on Horn Island 1:28

A moment of peace on Horn Island

She was bullied for her size growing up, now she wants to take a stand against bullies 1:36

She was bullied for her size growing up, now she wants to take a stand against bullies