Travel Blogs from Bray
... we'll be doing a lot of this summer and I'll try to avoid recounting days like that too often. We did a fair bit of driving and walking around the countryside. A fact that everyone knows is that Ireland is a beautiful country. I might have forgotten it, or maybe spent too much time in pubs in Dublin to notice, but the countryside really is gorgeous. A word of advice, though: best to not breathe too deeply near the multitude of cow farms ...
... is) and annoying (when you can't remember where your key card is, haha). -I want to be an Irish dancer. Is there anywhere in manhattan that teaches that? -I thought black coffee in the US was bad but it is absolutely disgusting here. I'm curious if the Starbucks here tastes like the one back home but Andy is insistent (and I tend to agree) that we can't go to American chains. -The Bodhran is my new favorite instrument. See the video post for a sample. -The Euro is not so great as ...
... impacting at all on their sense of the way the world works. The Republican area was conspicuous in its absence of flags, but there were still plenty of political murals.
I am very glad to have visited Belfast and to have seen for myself this battleground which I have experienced through film and literature. As a Catholic, my loyalties are quite naturally biased, but even if I wasn’t, there is simply no way you’d catch me walking down a ...
... next trip to Ireland in the works. Stay tuned! Until then.... Sláinte!
Shout outs to our favorite Irish folk... Thanks for being the best.
"Rosy Cheeks" Mr. Doran
Tony - the musician that played me Galway Girl... In Galway
The cab driver that gave Kaley the sound advice: if things are bad, get yourself a wee jack and coke
... left like Britain who controlled Cyprus before 1960 - the TRNC official web site confirms they still do.
The obvious way to find a vehicle is advertise, which I did, eventually finding a very nice looking Hymer. It was LHD which, while not suiting the driving side on Cyprus and in the British Isles does suit the rest of Europe. Since it provided a way to make the journey interesting I decided to go for it.
There is an old adage that there is always ...