Ireland Roadtrip: Day 5 – Cavan to Galway

By | May 25th, 2012|Ireland, Travel|

Day 5 Mini Summary: We left Angela's around 10 min the morning and headed straight to Galway.  Our original plan had been to hit Galway via Westport on the west coast of Ireland, but my right leg is a bit of a mess after many a' footballing injury and the driving was taking its toll. [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Day 4 – Malinbeg (Donegal) to Cavan

By | May 23rd, 2012|Ireland|

Day 4 mini Summary: After checking out of the Malinbeg hostel we took a slight detour on our route to Sligo on a recommendation of Frank, the Malinbeg hostel owner and all round nice guy!  His tip was to visit Slieve League, the highest cliffs in Europe aka Bunglass Sea cliffs.  Franks tip was spot on, [...]

Photo Essay: Giants Causeway

By | May 18th, 2012|Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|

Giants Causeway is located on Northern Irelands north coast, between Belfast and Derry (the blue pin on the map below), the stretch of coastline is a marvel and draws hundreds of tourists a day.  It was declared as Irelands first National Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.  I was lucky enough to visit the causeway on [...]

The Ireland Roadtrip: Day 2 Belfast to Derry

By | May 14th, 2012|Ireland|

Day 2 Mini Summary: Drive from Belfast to Derry,  5 hrs in total, most of it in the rain. See the Belfast Marathon runners as we leave the city.  Drive the north east coast via the coastal route,  occasionally the sea air would become very pungent, you could taste the salt at the back of your throat. [...]

The Ireland Roadtrip Playlist

By | April 30th, 2012|Ireland|

One more week at works, thats all.  One more week and then I'm off, back on the road again and travelling, what a feeling.  I'm only going to Ireland for 10 days or so, but that feeling of getting out of London and into backpacker mode again is always great!  I realise this blog isnt the [...]

Ireland Roadtrip 2012 – THE PLAN

By | March 27th, 2012|Ireland|

The girlfriend has just renwed her driving licence *gulp.  Ten years after she passed her test and with about an hours worth of driving experience since passing I'm not quite sure what i'm letting myself in for by agreeing to a road trip around Ireland this coming May.  Actually the trip was my idea, I just thought i'd [...]