Tag Archives: Ireland

Jameson Distillery versus Guinness Storehouse

If your first thought was how can those two beverages ever be compared to each other, let me just say I am comparing the PLACES not the beverages.  Both places are located in Dublin, and if you are on a time crunch and can only visit one I wanted to give you my honest opinion about which would be the

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No cell service in Ireland, no problem

I get asked quite a bit about SIM cards and keeping in contact while travelling, and truth be told, I have never gotten an international sim card. Usually when travelling we use wi-fi to keep in touch and make reservations. I know people feel like they need a phone number for someone to call, but let me be the first

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No Car…No Problem – don’t let that stop you from seeing the Irish countryside

“Taking a road trip through the Irish countryside”, this was on my bucket list for years.  But what happens when the rental car company wants a 1k deposit?  This actually happened to Drew and I.  We booked our tickets to Ireland and immediately started researching rental car companies.  Not going into too much details about that here, but we couldn’t

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These boots are made for walking – the backroads of Ireland

Ireland is know for it’s rolling hills of green and fences made of stone, so we decided to get out of the Dublin and enjoy some of the countryside in the small town of Doolin.  Doolin in on the west coast of Ireland and is known for it’s ferry that runs to the Aran Islands, the proximity to the Cliffs

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6 Things you should take to the Cliffs of Moher

  Very few people head to Ireland and miss out on the Cliffs of Moher, in fact everyone I talked to recommended heading there first.  We didn’t quite head there first, but we did head over on our third day in Ireland.  We were lucky we had our backpacks with us because a few of the items below I wouldn’t

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Wicklow Mountains National Park and the monastic sites of Glendalough

“The valley of the two lakes” is know for is beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and archaeology.  This is the place you want to head to if you need a quiet place to still your mind after the hustle of bustle of city life in Dublin.  Glendalough Valley is located in Wicklow Mountains National Park, which is situated south of Dublin,

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