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Easter Sunday in Republic of Ireland

Easter Sunday in the Republic of Ireland We have been house-sitting on a small country property just our of an even smaller country village, in a small country called – Ireland (Republic of Ireland)  for 4 weeks now. Last Easter we were in South America.  Wow, we have come a long way on this world […]

Belderrig Country Mayo Ireland

Belderrig Co County Mayo Republic of Ireland With Sheep and Boat Pier in Mayo in the West of Ireland Our friends have kindly picked us up in their little car, and have taken us exploring.  They head to Belderrig, a beautiful sprawling coastal area, located adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean between Ballycastle and Belmullet in […]

Ballycastle County Mayo Ireland

Ballycastle County Mayo Ireland Ballycastle, County Mayo is in the far western region of the Republic of Ireland. It is not the Ballycastle in Northern Ireland. It is a tiny town or a small village in the rolling green hills of the Northwest and has a small water outlet that leads to the sea. (Irish: Baile […]

Ceide Fields historical site in north west Ireland

Ceide Fields historical site in north-west Ireland Today our friends have kindly offered to take us on an excursion to see some of the Irish countrysides and to explore a historical site. From where we are staying we can see the brown hills of heather plants, that grow along the top layer of unique vegetation […]

Enjo Travel Facial Cleaning Cloth

Enjo Travel Facial Cleaning Cloth We have been traveling for nearly 2 years in many countries all over the world. At first, I carried a load of cosmetics and toiletries.  Eye make-up remover and facial cleanser, cotton pads and balls, and a face cloth too. Then I was sent an Enjo facial microfibre cloth for […]

Spring in North West Ireland

Spring in North West Ireland Spring is a wonderful time to visit the Northwest of Ireland. The winter mosses and terms are all around the sides of the road and laneways, adding a pretty touch to everything; even the top of fence posts. The sky becomes bluer by the day, and the temperature warms. Bees […]

Goodbye Dublin and hello Westport Ireland

Goodbye Dublin and hello Westport Ireland+ We have all our bags and have taken the DART into Dublin. It was great as we had stayed right opposite the station so it was easy to get our bags moved. From Dublin, we are going to have to take the LUAS tram system to the Train station. […]

Howth and Malahide near Dublin Ireland

Howth and Malahide near Dublin Ireland Malahide is an area just out of Dublin. We are actually here to meet someone, but we didn’t know the castle has many car parks. So we follow the completely wrong signs and end up over a km out of town. But not to worry. There were toilets and […]

St. Patrick’s Day Birthday in Dublin

St. Patrick’s Day Birthday in Dublin for a 9-year-old Australian boy. The reason we chose Ireland for this part of our journey, was because Explorason was born on this day – 9 years ago!  So when we talked months ago about where he wanted to be for his birthday, he chose here – Dublin! The […]

Viking Splash Dublin Ireland – what fun!

Viking Splash Dublin Ireland – what fun! Today I have a surprise early birthday present for Explorason. I have contacted Viking Splash and pre-booked tickets. They are not able to run tomorrow as the parade is on, so it had to be today. We climb on board, and are given Viking Helmets! I immediately know […]

Visiting Dublin

Visiting Dublin My son has been given a wonderful birthday gift for tomorrow. Lovely Irish clothes – a rugby top and a fleece jacket, so he is warm and ready to hit the Dublin wild and woolly weather we have here today. We ride the DART into town – he even matches the seats! Very […]

Guinness Factory Tour in Dublin Ireland

Guinness Factory Tour in Dublin Ireland Our 7-day road trip has come to an end. We get caught in roadworks getting the car back in time to the Airport. One great thing is we were able to collect from one airport and drop back to another with no drop-off fee. We make it at 2 […]