Perhaps our favorite road trips of all time have been our adventures driving around Ireland and experiencing the beauty of Scotland. It’s tough for many people to get more than a couple weeks off work for vacation, as it was for us! So here is a copy of our 12 day Scotland and Ireland itinerary.
We could have easily spent our three days in Dublin seeing nothing more than the inside of pubs, but there’s a lot more to the city than just downing pints of Guinness goodness. Many of the historic sights are condensed within the city center, which makes for an easy Dublin, Ireland self-guided walking tour – and helped keep us out of the bars, if only for a few hours.
Ireland is famed for its many castles. Some evoke feelings of enchantment, others are more foreboding. They are full of history and many tails of folklore surround them. Below are our four Irish castles we visit on our tours of Ireland, along with some fascinating facts to go along with each.From Blarney Castle to the Rock of Cashel. We look at 4 Irish Castles & their fascinating facts.
Ireland's oldest pubs - McHugh's, Belfast - This is the oldest pub in the oldest building in Belfast. It dates from 1711. It's now a busy urban venue with a 100-seater restaurant, but the building itself dates back over 300 years.