Tag Archives: Ireland

The Long Road Home

Since I’d used my global upgrades I knew I was going to enjoy the ride home, but I had a fairly tight connection at JFK and then I was going to fly to DC just long enough to repack before … Continue reading

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Dublin Day

The drive to the Morrison involved driving right through the heart of Dublin and along the River Liffey. Since it was a Doubletree property, I’d gotten with a sweet rate with my Hilton points, but I wasn’t sure about the … Continue reading

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Driving to Dublin

Dublin is a quick drive from Cabra Castle but I decided to take the long way and swing through Swords so I couldĀ visit another castle. My route got even longer when I saw a sign in Slain that pointed to … Continue reading

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A Short Trip to the Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway is on the northern coast of Northern Ireland and is a World Heritage site, like the Redwoods or Mount Everest. Formed by the gentle, cross dressing giant Finn McCool eons ago, visiting the site was one of … Continue reading

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Every Day is a Lovely Day for a Drive in Ireland

Drinking too much Irish coffee the night before had an adverse effect on my ability to sleep for long and finally I gave up laying around in my princessy bed and got an early start on my day. I pulled … Continue reading

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How to Have a Happy Christmas

As much as I enjoyed lying around on my princessy bed with a crackling fire, there was so much to see and do in the Connemara area, even on Christmas day! I got up early and went down to enjoy … Continue reading

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Christmas Craic

The Abbeyglen Castle Hotel is tucked into the side of a hill overlooking the charming town of Clifden. From the moment I entered the hotel I felt right at home and they clearly spent a lot of time preparing for … Continue reading

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