Adare and Limerick, featuring cold and damp Irish castles

On our 6th day in Ireland we FINALLY experienced some real Irish weather! Hahaha. Thankfully both times I have visited Ireland it has been unusually sunny and warm. I even got horribly sunburnt on the Aran Islands! However this day was a classic rainy and dreary day that we spent in ancient ruins and castles … More Adare and Limerick, featuring cold and damp Irish castles

Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves and wild walks at the Cliffs of Moher

After such an amazing day in Cong (check this place out!), I was excited to return to the Cliffs of Moher and show my family this spectacular place. First stop on our drive to the cliffs was Dunguaire Castle, a 16th-century tower house open for tours and banquets in the evenings. Oh the things we do for tourists… … More Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves and wild walks at the Cliffs of Moher

Back in Ireland… Hurling and History in Galway

In September, I spent two weeks in one of my favorite countries in the world… Ireland! Usually I never return to places I’ve visited internationally (except Chiang Mai) so I felt very lucky indeed to be back in the Emerald Isle. It is really interesting to go back to place you have already been and have a completely different … More Back in Ireland… Hurling and History in Galway