Mass Rock and incredible views over County Limerick

By | April 25th, 2016|Ireland|

Killeedy's Mass Rock, there it is, nestled in among the beautiful Irish countryside. Stunning! Hold up, what do you mean you can't see it? It's right there! Yep, right there. Squint if you have to. Ok I'll zoom in a bit ... Better? You see it yet? ... Now? OK, here it is up close. [...]

Life’s a beach in Ballybunion

By | April 11th, 2016|Ireland|

Ballybunion is located on the west coast of Ireland, along the Wild Atlantic Way in county Claire, and roughly an hours drive from Limerick. It might not always crop up in conversation about Irish travels, but perhaps it should.  I mean just look at that view ... So lets quick off with the obvious, Ballybunion s [...]

5 things that happen when you travel in Ireland

By | December 16th, 2015|Ireland|

Ireland changes people.  Should you travel there it'll change you too, but in a good way I might add. There is aura around Ireland.  Obviously it's had its troubles, but I've only ever had positive experiences when travelling through exquisite locations such as Dublin, Kilkenny and Donegal, to name but a few.  Each as amazing [...]

Sponsored Video: Dublin – A Breath of Fresh Air

By | November 10th, 2015|Ireland|

Now one of my favourite things to do when I've visited Dublin in the past, has been to get myself sat down in a pub or restaurant, and sample the delicious food and drink when the city has to offer.  This idea also extends to the cities breweries, and to its fledgling music scene.  I do [...]

My Ring of Kerry Highlights Map AND Video

By | November 5th, 2015|Ireland|

You know a trip has been good when you simply cannot stop writing about it! First off I outlined 15 stunning reasons to road trip The Ring Of Kerry, and then I detailed exactly how much a road trip around The Ring of Kerry might cost you. Well now, FINALLY, I've gotten around to pulling [...]

45 photographs of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile

By | November 3rd, 2015|Ireland|

To put it bluntly, I really liked Kilkenny! It may be the smallest city in Ireland, but for a time during the 17th century Kilkenny was unofficially the capital of Ireland.  Within its walls (or what is still standing of said walls), you'll find an incredible blend of colour, food, sport and history ... especially [...]

10 Reasons To Visit Limerick City

By | September 24th, 2015|Ireland|

"Ah sure, we'll be back next year, I can show ye around Limerick then, not a bother" The girlfriend - 2010,2011,2012, 2013 and 2014 Every time she says 'next year', but it just never quite seems to happen, I'd never found time to visit Limerick City.  Ever since I starting dating my better half and [...]

The cost of a 4 night Ring Of Kerry road trip

By | September 14th, 2015|Budget Travel, Ireland|

A Ring Of Kerry road trip is a trip you simply must undertake at some point in your life! A fortnight ago I gave you 15 stunning reasons to road trip the Ring of Kerry , but I never actually told you how much it cost.  Being a budget travel blog, the cost is a pretty [...]

15 Stunning Reasons To Road Trip The Ring Of Kerry

By | August 31st, 2015|Ireland|

We're a bit spoilt for choice when it comes to incredible roads in Ireland.  I include both Northern Ireland and the Republic in that statement. From Belfast, the road that follows the coastline around to Derry via the Giants Causeway is a dream to drive, but equally within the Republic there are two very famous Peninsula ring [...]

An Irish Road Trip with Trivago – The Ring Of Kerry

By | August 6th, 2015|Ireland|

Last October I undertook once of the finest road trips in my 31 year history. Spending a day driving around the Dingle Peninsula was seriously something special! I only wish it had lasted a little longer. Such is the beauty of Dingle, and the popularity of the popularity of driving it's peninsula, that my blog post [...]