We pack for a week’s worth of clothing regardless of how long we’re in Ireland for. So this usually requires doing a wee bit of laundry in Ireland. Nobody wants to be around a stinky Stephanie (did I say Stephanie? Of course I mean stinky Joe–I always smell like a flower). Where we stay often determines […]
I am not a big beer drinker. I just never really warmed up to the stuff. (Perhaps I didn’t have enough fun in college?). My husband on the other hand loves to try new brews when he gets the chance. Of course that means he usually tries a few samples while we are in Ireland. […]
For those of you just starting to plan, I thought it might be helpful to give a rundown of different ways for getting around Ireland. It’s a surprisingly hot topic among former visitors. Some swear by a guided tour. Others are adamant that a rental car is the way to go. I am partial […]
There is something about finally booking a flight to Ireland that makes it feel real, like I am actually going instead of just dreaming. While it is likely that I’ve been planning the trip for a while, when I get those plane tickets, I get so excited—like can’t-sleep-start-the-count-down-can-we-go-tomorrow excited. But before we buy those tickets, […]
One thing I have been eyeing ever since our very first trip to Ireland is an Aran sweater. It’s kind of the quintessential Ireland souvenir.