Killarney

Killarney was the next stop on our road trip through Ireland after leaving Cork. We made this our home base for three nights. Killarney is the perfect jumping off point to drive the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula, but it has a lot to offer on it’s own too! Check out the best … More Killarney

County Cork

After spending 3 nights in Dublin, the next stop on our road trip through Ireland was Cork. We planned to spend two nights there in order to visit some places in the area. Check out the 5 things you should do while in County Cork! Cork City Cork city is at the heart of County … More County Cork

A Day in Cobh

While staying in Cork, we took a day trip to the smaller coastal town of Cobh (pronounced Cove). It only takes about 30 minutes by car to get there. We were able to arrive early enough to get a parking  spot in a free lot close to downtown called Five Foot Way. You can follow … More A Day in Cobh

Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle is arguably one of the most well known places to visit in Ireland. We were able to spend an entire morning exploring Blarney Castle and the surrounding gardens during our road trip through Ireland. Blarney Castle is a medieval castle in County Cork, Ireland. In the early 1200’s, the first stone fortification was … More Blarney Castle

Rock of Cashel

The morning we left Dublin, we drove south 2 hours to the Rock of Cashel. This was our first stop of many along our road trip, and it did not disappoint. As you are following the road, suddenly the Rock of Cashel emerges in the distance, sitting high on a hill! It was such an … More Rock of Cashel

Dublin City Guide

With a rebellious history, Dublin is full of heart. Learn how Irish influence has spread around the world at a local museum, sip some Jameson at the distillery and tap your foot along to some trad music at a local pub.  Hi everyone,  This past summer, Mark & I, along with his Mom & Dad … More Dublin City Guide

Charming Lacock

Hi again! During my work trip through the UK, our bus made a stop in the small village of Lacock. Thanks to its well preserved look, this is a great place to stop between Bath & Stonehenge if you are traveling South to London. Lacock is part of the charming region called the Cotswolds! Nine … More Charming Lacock

Stonehenge

Hi again! About 2 hours outside of London lies a mysterious prehistoric monument that has fascinated people for years: Stonehenge. I was lucky enough to visit this World Heritage sight during my work trip through the UK, and I was surprised by how moving the experience was for me. To give you a little history, … More Stonehenge

Windsor Castle

Hi everyone! As part of my work trip this past Spring, I was able to visit Windsor Castle. It’s about a 30 minute train ride from London, so it’s very accessible to get there for the afternoon. Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Queen Elizabeth II enjoys spending holidays … More Windsor Castle

A day in Bath

Hi again! After working our way from Edinburgh through York and Stratford, my work trip took me to Bath. After receiving some great recommendations from a friend who once lived in this charming city, I wanted to dedicate an entire post to the perfect day in Bath. Roman Baths You can’t visit Bath without exploring … More A day in Bath