Ireland: Land of Beers, Breakfasts, and Beastie Friends

You'll be glad to know that Finn McSpool has made it safely home after over two weeks of traipsing around the land of his birth. I was ready to jump into all the adventures this wooly monster had in Kilkenny, Cork, the Aran Islands, and Dublin, but Finn insisted on a post to highlight his … Continue reading Ireland: Land of Beers, Breakfasts, and Beastie Friends

Travel Pic Thursday: The Dingle Peninsula (Ireland)

For this week's Travel Pic Thursday, rather than a photo or two and a bit of history, we're going to take a little jaunt around Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula in southwest Ireland. If that sounds familiar, we've visited here before when we went to the Gallarus Oratory last week. This time we'll look … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: The Dingle Peninsula (Ireland)

Travel Pic Thursday: Gallarus Oratory (Ireland)

Since I just started re-reading How the Irish Saved Civilization, I thought a little trip to the Emerald Isle would be perfect for this week's Travel Pic Thursday. I've already taken you to the Poulnabrone Dolmen on the Burren, but this week we're off to another stone structure: Gallarus Oratory on Ireland's Dingle Peninsula. Way … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: Gallarus Oratory (Ireland)