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Ireland Part 7: Guinness Storehouse, Killiney HIll Park, & Dalkey Castle

Ireland Part 7: Guinness Storehouse, Killiney HIll Park, & Dalkey Castle

Last full day in Ireland! We started off the morning by walking to the Connolly Station for the Luas, so we could take it to the Guinness Storehouse. We booked a morning tour ticket, but it’s self-guided, so it really didn’t matter what time we […]

Ireland Part 6: Dublin City Bike Tour & Dublin Castle

Ireland Part 6: Dublin City Bike Tour & Dublin Castle

We started off the morning with Dublin City Bike Tours. The 3-hour tour only traversed about 5 miles as our guide Evan stopped at various spots to tell us about the city’s history. Evan was awesome! Very knowledgeable and funny. Our tour group was small […]

Ireland Part 5: Travel to Dublin

Ireland Part 5: Travel to Dublin

Before leaving Killarney I did another exploratory run which led me into a trail where I took a side path down to the edge of yet another lake. There’s something extra beautiful about being right at the edge of an expanse of water. Then we […]

Ireland Part 4: Torc Mountain, Ross Castle, & Downtown Killarney

Ireland Part 4: Torc Mountain, Ross Castle, & Downtown Killarney

This was probably my favorite day. After a breakfast of scrambled eggs and oatmeal and juice boxes, we drove to the “upper car park” for for the Torc Mountain hike. Although there is no visitor’s center for Killarney with a map of the trails, a […]

Ireland Part 3: Travel to Killarney, Muckross House, and Glamping

Ireland Part 3: Travel to Killarney, Muckross House, and Glamping

The next morning we packed up, said goodbye to Irene the goat – one of the two goats who lived at our AirBnb – and headed south to Killarney. It’s about a 2.5 hour drive, and we had a few hours to kill before being […]

Ireland Part 2: Cliffs of Moher and Doolin Cave

Ireland Part 2: Cliffs of Moher and Doolin Cave

After a solid 11 hours of sleep, it was time to have our first full day in Ireland! Fueled by the delicious muesli and yogurt provided by our host, we headed out to the Cliffs of Moher via the narrow, curvy roads with a way […]

Ireland Part 1: Travel Day

Ireland Part 1: Travel Day

We went to Ireland! Our adventure started late on Friday night with a redeye flight to Heathrow. We upgraded our seats to World Traveller Plus for this long haul, and the flight was only about half full, so we were the only ones in our […]