Taking a trip through Galway Bay on a budget and exploring beautiful natural and historic scenery around Galway.
In 2013, Tourism Ireland is launching a creative new campaign called The Gathering, with the goal of promoting gatherings or meetups around common interests
This is a sponsored post, written by guest contributor Megan Eaves. he bustling capital city of Ireland, Dublin is attractive to a lot of different types of travelers, who come for its varied assortment of history, culture and nightlife. Modeled in many ways on its cosmopolitan sibling, London, the Fair City is made up of […]
My introduction to Guinness began at the source, St. James Gate Brewery. The date was August 18, 1998, and a self-guided tour was just $4.50.
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it one thousand times, I love my fiance more than words can express. He puts up with me in the best of times and in the worst of times. One could say I was born with less than the average person’s patience, mix that with a strong type-A […]
Thursday, August 27, 1998 I woke up and got to the bus stop in time to choose between the Dublin bus and the Galway bus. I chose to go to Galway, and try to catch a train (which would be free w/Eurorail). I ended up missing the train by thirty minutes. I decided to catch […]
Wednesday, August 26, 1998 I woke up and headed down to the ferry dock. The sky had cleared overnight, and it was only partly cloudy now. But, the sun was shining down on me. I boarded the ferry, noticing the water on deck. I ended up sitting on the side of the boat that got […]
Tuesday, August 25, 1998 I decided to spring for another bus ticket ($15) to get to the Cliffs of Moher. The bus trip went by fairly slow. We got to take a car ferry for 20 minutes too. It turned out that the bus changes drivers (and has a layover of 1 1/2 hours) at […]
Sunday, August 25, 1998 I awakened to the sound of rain pattering on the skylight. I decided to spend the day on the Ring of Kerry bus tour, despite the rain. I figure there has to be a rainbow and pot of gold for me out there. So far, the tour (despite feeling touristy) has […]
Saturday, August 22, 1998 I packed up and left early. Took the 8:45 AM train to Blarney. I made the mistake of bringing my backpack with me. I had a nice hangover too. Plus, I decided to skip the shower. Actually, I thought I’d be showering a lot less on this trip. Blarney Castle is […]