My Celtic Adventure | Killarney National Park and the Dingle Peninsula

Galway set the quaint-ness bar pretty high, but our night in Killarney was a good competitor. We overnighted at a hostel downtown just minutes from a small web of shops, restaurants and a beautiful church. Killarney’s main attraction, though, is its national park – a sprawling 25,425 acres (about 40 square miles) of forests, lakes,Continue reading “My Celtic Adventure | Killarney National Park and the Dingle Peninsula”

My Celtic Adventure | Ireland’s Western Atlantic Coast

The past few days had been so full of breathtaking beauty that I couldn’t imagine there being any left in the country to see. But, I learned that Ireland is a country full of surprises, and it’s wealth of beauty proved endless. We woke in Derry where we’d spent the previous night and boarded theContinue reading “My Celtic Adventure | Ireland’s Western Atlantic Coast”

My Celtic Adventure | Northern Ireland

My dream trip had officially begun! Camilla and I met our tour guide, Shaun, and about 20 other travelers from all over the world for a six day tour of Ireland. Leaving from Dublin we’d head north, then make a loop through the west and south before returning to Dublin. At first, we really weren’tContinue reading “My Celtic Adventure | Northern Ireland”

My Celtic Adventure | Day One In Dublin

Just an hour in a plane and we were in Ireland. It didn’t feel real. I’d been hoping all my life for that moment, and there it was. We flew over the green fields dotted with fluffy sheep that I’d only ever seen in movies and my dreams before landing in the city and takingContinue reading “My Celtic Adventure | Day One In Dublin”