Category Archives: Europe

Blarney Castle, Republic of Ireland

Blarney Castle sits north of Cork in the southern part of Ireland, its most famous for the Blarney stone which if kissed give you the gift of the gab! The castle is situated on an impressive estate where the entrance … Continue reading

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Celtic Steps, Killarney, Republic of Ireland

Quick post about this Irish dancing and music concert I went to (along with most of the people on our tour). The cost was 30 Euros for a ticket and our Bus driver drove us to and from the venue. … Continue reading

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Mandarin Palace – London/Derry – Northern Ireland, UK

Apparently voted the best Chinese Restaurant in Ireland, it was worth a look and see. Irish food quality I’ve heard has had an explosion of flavors and variety and as someone who enjoys Asian food (and pizza) I had to … Continue reading

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Dingle Peninsula, Republic of Ireland

Nearing the end of the All Ireland Rocker trip with Busabout / Shamrocker Adventures. Today we explore the Dingle Peninsula, a stretch of land jutting out to the sea that like most of Ireland is breath taking and green. It … Continue reading

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Cliffs of Moher, Republic of Ireland

Today we left Galway and continued our southern heading journey towards the famous Cliffs of Moher. Along the way we stopped at Dunguaire Castle for a quick photo-op. The bus dropped us off at the car park, it was here … Continue reading

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The Dough Bros, Galway, Republic of Ireland

After such a long day cycling and hiking on Inis Mor, we return to Galway and the first thought on everyone’s mind is…. those Kinlay Hostel stairs! So instead of marching up another 4 floors we opted for food instead. … Continue reading

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Kinlay Hostel and Galway, Republic of Ireland

Finally after a long day of travel from Londonderry we arrive in Galway and get dropped off at our Hostel for the evening… a perfect fit for a day of almost zero exertions… you like stairs right? The reward was … Continue reading

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Connemara Countryside – Republic of Ireland

The quintessential Irish landscape, endless rolling hills of green. It feels like we drove through the region for hours but with every new bend in the road was another breathtaking view. In a way it was good I was on … Continue reading

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Irish Cairns and Drumcliffe, Republic of Ireland

Without a doubt, the longest bus day on the trip we leave Northern Ireland and head south through some extremely scenic Ireland green landscapes as we head towards the costal port town of Galway. We make several short stops along … Continue reading

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Westport, Republic of Ireland

West Port is a quaint town in Ireland! Continue reading

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