Tag: Ireland

Hiking To Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s Holy Mountain

An iconic Irish mountain. Astonishing views. A half day round-trip hike. There were no reason not to add hiking Croagh Patrick to our Irish itinerary. Being 764 meters high Croagh Patrick is one of the highest peaks in the Western part of Ireland. Named after Ireland’s patron saint, it’s said to be the holiest mountain…
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Our 2 Weeks Itinerary For Ireland & Northern Ireland

We don’t have limitless free time, least limitless vacation days within a year. So each year we carefully plan when and where to travel, and how to get the best out of our time there. Last year our longest trip was a 2 weeks road trip in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Since we had a…
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6 National Parks, 6 Hikes In Ireland

We like spending as much time in nature as we can, and it’s no different when we travel. Whatever country or city we visit, we usually do a research about national parks, nature reserves and mountains nearby. Our two weeks road trip in Ireland was also mostly about nature: the Wild Atlantic Way, coastal hikes,…
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5 Amazing Castles To Visit In Ireland

When you think of Ireland, you think of rolling green hills and stone castles (maybe Guinness, too). And you’re right to do so since Ireland is home to more than 30000 castles and castle ruins! But which ones should you visit if you only spend a week or two in the country? Let’s take castle…
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The Best Places To Birdwatch In Ireland & Northern Ireland

We knew that the Wild Atlantic Way and its coastal hikes will be a highlight of our Irish road trip. Because we love pretty coastal drives and hikes! What we didn’t expect is that we were spoiled with memorable birdwatching moments on this road trip, as well. In case you doubt birdwatching is an exciting…
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7 Best Coastal Hikes In Ireland

Ireland’s Atlantic coast impressed us with scenic drives and scenic hikes! Those alone would have been enough for us to fall in love with this country. And they were enough for us to love it in spite of the weather that made us scream for a sunny Mediterranean beach sometimes. So let us show you…
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Our Favorite Waterfalls In Ireland & Northern Ireland

Ireland is also called the Emerald Island due to its lush green countryside. And that is thanks to the frequent rains. But frequent rains mean something else, too: beautiful waterfalls! As we drove around the island, we found lots of pretty waterfalls in addition to the breathtaking coastal hikes, lakes and ancient ruins. So let…
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Dingle Peninsula: A Competitor For Ireland’s Famous Ring Of Kerry

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way stretches to 2500 kilometres. Impressive coastal cliffs, lush green landscapes, deep blue or turquoise bays. Pretty peninsulas to drive around. Like Dingle Peninsula that’s just north of the famous Ring of Kerry. Less famous, but just as beautiful. Dingle Peninsula is just the right size for a full day scenic drive.…
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Our Road Trip Guide To The Ring Of Kerry, Ireland

Ireland’s Atlantic coast is breathtaking. It’s wild and unspoilt, dominated by lush green and deep blue colors, impressive sea cliffs, countless seabirds, misty beaches and lovely rural towns. The Ring of Kerry scenic route is one of our favorite sections that offers all of the above. We spent two days exploring it, and we are…
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