A couple weeks ago, I received several emails and messages with questions about how to handle money in Ireland. I took advantage of a few moments of quiet while my little man was taking a nap to answer them on my Facebook page. But since Facebook posts and videos tend to get lost after a […]
We’re counting up all the expenses for our 2014 trip to Ireland. Parts I and II covered transportation and accommodations. This time we are talking about one of my favorite subjects, food! Not just any food though, so-delicious-I-can-still-taste-it-someone-please-bring-me-some-now food. Food in Ireland The Irish have an incredibly strong connection to the land and sea. Restaurants and pubs […]
Welcome to Part 2 of our ‘How Much Does It Cost’ series (Part 1 on transportation). This time we’re reviewing all our Accommodations in Ireland—how much they cost and our experiences with each place. Joe and I stayed in 7 different locations for 14 nights in June, 2014, opting to stay in most places for multiple nights. We […]
A few weeks ago, I spent the afternoon reminiscing about our past trips to Ireland. Mint.com sent me a bunch of questions that had me thinking about the way we budget our money. For us, I suppose it’s all about balance. We are willing to spend money on an automatic rental car, which helps us […]
Every few months or so Joe and I do a thorough budget check to make sure we are on track to get ourselves back to Ireland soon. Luckily, I have kept tabs on how much it costs to travel Ireland, so I know we need a pretty good chunk of change to travel how we want.