Charming Dingle on Ireland’s southwest coast

This May 24, 2016 photo shows musicians performing at O'Flaherty's, a pub in Dingle, Ireland. The town on Ireland's southwest coast has a lively pub scene. One of the musicians is holding a bodhran, which is an Irish handheld drum. (T. Duncan Abernathy via AP) (T. Duncan Abernathy via AP)

DINGLE, Ireland (AP) — On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it, in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland’s southwest coast.

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday

This Feb. 21, 2017 photo shows a sign in Madison, Wis., pointing the way to Monona Terrace, a site on Wisconsin's new Frank Lloyd Wright Trail. The 200-mile route highlights places around the state designed by the famous architect, who was born in Wisconsin 150 years ago on June 8, 1867. (Travel Wisconsin via AP)

Wisconsin is celebrating the 150th birthday of native son Frank Lloyd Wright with events and a new 200-mile trail directing visitors to nine of the sites, homes and buildings he designed.

Urban experience with ‘Person of the Crowd’

A man holds a conversation in front of a projected image during the press preview of "Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie" at The Barnes Foundation Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. The Barnes is taking art to the streets - and bringing the streets into the museum - as part of a major new exhibition that looks at engaging with public space and the urban experience. "Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie" runs from Feb. 25 to May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is taking art to the streets — and bringing the streets into the museum — as part of a major new exhibition that looks at engaging with public space and the urban experience.

Professor has taken ‘selfie’ every day for 30 years

This panel of black and white self-made photographs provided by Karl Baden shows Baden over the last three decades beginning Feb. 23, 1987, top left, through Feb. 21, 2017, lower right. The Boston College professor's "Every Day" project has chronicled his visage in nearly 11,000 photos in various locations with the same lighting and background each day for thirty years. He intends to do it the rest of his life. (Karl Baden via AP)

BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it, every day, for the next three decades.

Surfer ‘paradise’ in Puerto Rico at stake

In this Feb. 16, 2017 photo, surfers Doug Lake, left, and Danny King pose for a picture at Wilderness Beach, in Aguadilla, a lush corner in northwest Puerto Rico that has remained largely untouched since Christopher Columbus landed there in his second voyage to the New World. The area could soon become the site of a $200 million development that is pitting environmentalists who seek to convert the land into a national park against those who say the Christopher Columbus Landing resort could create jobs, generate tourism and boost real estate prices amid an economic crisis. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sun had just risen along Puerto Rico’s northwest coast when Paul Schmidt hopped off his surfboard and emerged from the water at Wilderness Beach, ending another session at a remote area that draws surfers from around the world looking for the next big wave.

Spring break trip: A road trip in southeast Mexico

In this December 2016 photo, pink flamingos are seen in the waters of the Celestun biosphere park near Yucatan, where small boats can take tourists to about a hundred yards away from the colorful birds. A road trip through southeast Mexico, from Cancun through Campeche to Yucatan, offers a fun and sunny itinerary that includes beaches, Mayan sites and regional food specialties. (AP Photo/Amir Bibawy)

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — The police didn’t ask for bribes. The roads were safe and fast. The food was particular, yet delicious.

Ice climbing; adrenaline rush and puzzle-solving

In this Sunday, Feb. 6, 2017 photo, Chuck Monjak, of Dedham, Mass., climbs "Chia," an ice formation on Frankenstein Cliff in Hart's Location, N.H. "It's definitely terrifying on some level. I think that's why a lot of us do it because of the adrenaline rush, like riding a motorcycle around with a track at 100 miles an hour or jumping out of an airplane or all the other "extreme' things people do," Monjak said. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

HART’S LOCATION, N.H. (AP) — Chuck Monjak was partway up his first-ever attempt at a nearly vertical ice formation when he found himself in a terrifying predicament. With his weight supported only by the tips of his crampons, he had to figure out how to get around a bulging column of ice.


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