June 8, 2019

A very brief history of Ireland up to Christopher Columbus discovering America

March 2, 2019

Almost all of my blogs are oriented towards adults. Ireland with children is a different experience, but still very enjoyable for all. This blog is a summary of my experiences with my grandsons and other under-18’s touring around Ireland. This is a tough blog to genera...

January 25, 2019

Dublin is by far the largest city in Ireland, therefore it’s an “international city”. And just like many large cities in the world, it has lots of hustle and bustle and traffic … and it's expensive, especially compared to the rest of Ireland. Just like visiting New Yor...

July 20, 2018

After showing Ireland and other countries to dozens, if not hundreds of people, a philosophical question emerges. Yes! a philosophical question: To See? or To Experience? After a short amount of reflection, it's clear that neither is correct and both are correct, and t...

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 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...

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 21, 2016

I’ve been slowly but surely describing a couple of possible itineraries for your visit to Ireland, the southern and northern loops. So far, I’ve described things to experience, places to stay, and restaurants for day 1 and 2 in Galway. Where day 1 was your arrival day...

February 21, 2016

Choosing accommodations while traveling is very personal and depends on lots of factors from your height; to how heavy you sleep; to how convenient you want to be to sites and restaurants; to how much you want to pay …. and many more factors. I will not try to make thi...

January 15, 2016

Now we can talk about the Restaurants of Galway …. My second favorite thing about Galway.... after the Pubs

There are a lot of good to excellent restaurants in Galway, and even more so considering its size (80K people). I attribute this to the tourist trade, both intern...

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