May 21, 2017

For newbie or occasional travelers, arriving at a new airport is discombobulating (yes, that’s a real word). Arriving at a new airport after a 6-9 hour flight, and with a 5-8 hour time zone shift is confusing to almost everyone. This blog attempts to walk you through a...

January 28, 2017

If you enjoy reading Jet Lag Jack's blogs and you've thought .... It would be great to just see Ireland with Jet Lag Jack ... then your dream has come true 😉

Jet Lag Jack is offering an Authentic Ireland in Seven Days Tour starting in Fall of  2017 and throughout 2018....

December 2, 2016

For many good reasons, most visitors to Ireland have the Cliffs of Moher on their “must see” list. The cliffs and the surrounding area are beautiful and unique to this part of Ireland. There are a variety of ways to see the cliffs, but some enhance the experience more...

November 18, 2016

One of the best-kept Irish holiday secrets is the Office of Public Works, OPW, and the Heritage sights that they manage. An even better secret is the Heritage card that affordably provides unlimited admission to the OPW Heritage Sights.
 

The Office of Public Works or O...

November 11, 2016

County Clare is one of my favorite Irish counties, right behind Galway. Clare is immediately south of County Galway and a great day trip or overnight trip from Galway City, or a stop on a "southern loop" vacation. Clare has it all: views, quaint villages, and a great m...

August 24, 2016

Trains are a comfortable and economical way to travel throughout Ireland, most of the time. This blog discusses some of the ins and outs of using Irish rail that will make your experience much smoother.  The primary focus is on Heuston Station in Dublin, and the Dublin...

August 12, 2016

After living in Ireland for a few years, we seamlessly switch between Irish-English and

American-English. OK, it’s almost seamless. Despite accompanying many of our guests, we’ve encountered a few times when they ask for one thing and get another, and listening to the...

July 8, 2016

Galway City and Inishmore are just the tip of the iceberg when seeing Galway County … the best part, but just the tip. This blog talks about some Galway County sightseeing options that can be added to your itinerary if your holiday schedule allows additional time and t...

May 31, 2016

For most people visiting Ireland from North America, cars are not the best way to get around … for a variety of reasons (see some of my earlier blogs). A combination of mass transit, taxis, and an occasional rental car may be your least stressful as well as a thrifty o...

March 27, 2016

Soooo… Despite all the advice you see on the web, including this blog, you decided to book your flight through Heathrow. Yeah …. I know … it was much cheaper … you could only get frequent flier tickets that went through Heathrow … blah, blah, blah … OK folks, did you N...

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