The Cliffs of Moher will prepare you for the Antrim Coast. The Wild Atlantic Way has long been known for its rugged coastline, natural wonders, long sandy beaches, historic buildings and spectacular mountains and cliffs. The Lodge in Coleraine Northern Ireland, would be our base. Continue reading The Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland
We have left Killarney and are on our way to Galway via the Cliffs of Moher. Generally visitors to the cliffs are decked out in rain gear, water repellant boots, umbrellas, etc. and the clouds and haze will actually hide the cliffs from view. Not today. Sandals and sundresses are the attire of the day. Continue reading Going Down Anyone? – Cliffs of Moher
We are on Iveragh, the larger of County Kerry’s two great peninsulas in south-western Ireland. Killarney is our base before our drive around the Ring of Kerry. I am so ambitious; I think we can cover the 179 kilometer circular route in a day. I never could judge distances on a map. Well, we are going to give it our best. Continue reading Killarney and The Ring of Kerry
Roundabout: A traffic circle, road circle, rotary, rotunda or island – a type of circular intersection or junction in which road traffic flows almost continuously in one direction around a central island. Whew! Continue reading Discovering Roundabouts On the Way to Kilkenny and the Castle
If soccer is a BIG sport here, then driving is the KING of sports. Anyone can play as long as you have wheels. Dublin is a walking city and we’ve been on our feet for a week. Off we go to the airport on our last morning to pick up a sleek, midnight blue VW Passat for our road trip. Continue reading Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride to Kilkenny
The gulls’ cries are ringing in our ears when we meet Darren McLoughlin, a local photographer, at 6 a.m. The three of us will cover as much of the city as our legs will allow. The 96 degree weather is the talk of a town. Everywhere you look there are sunburned faces, necks, legs, backs and arms. Continue reading Yes, It’s Still Hot!
We wake at 4:30 a.m. to make our Air Portugal flight to Dublin. It was delayed so we miss our connection in London. We get re-booked and arrive in Dublin 5 hours later than planned. The silver lining in arriving late was an unexpected encounter with Rita and Dennis at The Pig’s Ear. But I digress. Continue reading Dublin A Love Affair with Food