The Giant’s Causeway

For the last leg of our trip around Ireland, we paid a visit to one of Ireland’s most iconic spots, the Giant’s Causeway. Depending on which side of the fence you sit, it’s the result of a 60 million year old volcanic eruption….or……. ….It’s the beginning of a giant pathway made by a giant called … More The Giant’s Causeway

Donegal & Tory Island

Excuse the interruption to our regular broadcasting on this blog, had that little addition to the family to first prepare for and then welcome into the world. He’s doing great and we’re actually getting more than three minutes sleep a night, which is nice! Almost finished with the Irish leg of our big trip from … More Donegal & Tory Island

Achill Island

If I had to pick a highlight of our Wild Atlantic Way road-trip around Ireland, I’d have to say Achill Island would be it. With just 128km of coastline, it’s like a miniature Ireland all wrapped up in one spot. As keen hikers and lovers off all things bumpy in the landscape, Achill offers some … More Achill Island

Dursey Island

Ireland has a cable car. Yes…..Ireland. Something we’d oft associate with Switzerland or Austria or North America and other alpine places with proper mountains and genuine altitude that can leave you out of breath, exists on the little island where I was born. Which way do cable cars travel? Up right? And down again of … More Dursey Island

Three Castle Head

I have Netflix to thank for the very first stop on our main adventure. We watched a hilarious Irish movie earlier this year called The Young Offenders. It’s about two young scallywags from Cork who go on a big adventure to find a bale of cocaine washed ashore from a drug trafficking boat. It’s not … More Three Castle Head

Ardgillan Gardens

FINALLY getting around to starting the blog posts from our big trip and there’s going to be a few! We started our big trip in my home country of Ireland where we started off in north county Dublin at my parents’ home in Loughshinny. Just up the road there is a beautiful castle and gardens … More Ardgillan Gardens