On Thursday, we ate breakfast at our B&B, checked out, and then started our itinerary driving up the Northern Ireland coast. Our first stop was Benone Strand, one of Ireland’s longest beaches at more than 6 miles long. Unfortunately, it was a bit cool in the morning so we did not stay on the beach […]

On Monday, we checked out of our hotel in Galway and drove up to Clifden, County Galway, a coastal town in the Connemara region. We walked around the town for a bit, and then continued on our way to Connemara National Park. The park features over 5,000 acres of bogs, heaths, lakes, and four of […]

After eating breakfast, we checked out of the Blarney Stone Guesthouse in Cork and drove to Killarney National Park in Killarney, County Kerry. Killarney National Park was the first national park in Ireland. We parked near St Mary’s Cathedral in Killarney and then entered the park through the main entrance. While we could have spent […]

On Wednesday morning, we checked out of our hotel in Dublin and hopped on a route 747 Airlink bus to take us back to Dublin Airport so we could pick up our rental car. The bus route allowed us to see different areas of the city that we didn’t have time to get to, although […]

Dia dhuit (hello) from Ireland! We landed safely at around 8 am Irish Standard Time after departing around 9:45 pm from Boston. Our flight was mostly smooth, but unfortunately not very restful. For our 5.5-hour transatlantic flight, the Aer Lingus crew came through with drink and snack service, dinner service, tea and coffee service, AND […]

We’re finally back in Boston, but we had a lovely four days in Provincetown! Wednesday seemed to be the last good day for the beach, so we stopped at Far Land Provisions for sandwiches and then headed over to Race Point beach, also part of the National Seashore. We both enjoyed the gentle waves at […]

On Friday, the weather looked to be windy and rainy all day, so we headed down to Chatham for the day. We stopped for lunch at Public Café, where Nepalese cuisine is combined with café sandwiches and salads. WJ enjoyed some delicious momos (dumplings) while I got a hearty plate of chicken tikka masala. After […]