These post lockdown, pandemic times are the perfect opportunity to explore this island and stay closer to home. I know I’ve said it before but Ireland has so much to offer. A few days discovering (or rediscovering) our Wild Atlantic Way, Ancient East, Hidden Heartlands or Northern Coast is never enough time. The Banner County… Read More Exploring Clare’s Breathtaking Coastline and Beyond.
I was contacted recently by Context Travel to review one of their Dublin based tours. Since I have been enjoying staycations more and more, over the past few months, and it’s fun being a tourist in your own city I thought let’s go. Full disclosure this tour was a gift and all opinions are my… Read More Review: Context Travel Book of Kells Tour, Dublin
I had gotten a little lax in my mission to explore more of Ireland. So to remedy that, last weekend, I decided to list the places I had been dying to see in the Sunny South East and start checking them off. Wexford is just over an hour from Dublin (obviously depending on your departure… Read More Wexford Weekend Wanders
Ireland is a stunner of a country. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Even when it is at its wildest with vertical rain cascading down (seemingly trying to get in the window) there is a beauty there. On a recent trip to Sligo, on the west coast, I explored areas I had… Read More Sligo Photo Diary – Wild Atlantic Way Adventures
The Dingle Peninsula is a beauty to behold. The entire Kerry Kingdom is really. So if a sunny weekend should crop up and you are hankering for a getaway, look no further than this staycation destination. Yes, Ireland can be pricey and yes we don’t always get the weather for outdoorsy stuff but when the… Read More Dingle Staycation
Weekends are made for exploring and outdoor fun and countryside strolls and delicious lunches. Especially the delicious lunches part. Let me tell you about the cutest hidden gem I found recently. If you are from Cork or have taste buds, you will know about The Real Olive Company in The English Market. The guys from… Read More ToonsBridge Dairy – a hidden West Cork gem
When you travel your routine is out of whack. That’s a given. More than likely you are eating out at least once a day, if not more. Your exercise regime may be out the window and I know, when I travel, my healthy eating usually is. I justify eating ALL the foods by saying ‘I… Read More Trying for a Beauty and not the Beast look while you travel