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The Roof of The Wicklow Mountains, Lugnaquila

The Roof of The Wicklow Mountains, Lugnaquila

Lugnaquila is the highest mountain in Ireland, outside of County Kerry, standing tall at 925m above sea level. Climbing this beast can be a real challenge as it has no marked trails and the top can be shrouded in mist. On top of that, it […]

The Ticknock Forest and Fairy Castle Loop in the Dublin Mountains

The Ticknock Forest and Fairy Castle Loop in the Dublin Mountains

Since we noticed that spring is coming, we decided that it would be nice to go for a walk. We decided that the Dublin Mountains would be a safe place to get back into shape for the hiking season. We took our hiking shoes out […]

The Wild West of Ireland

The Wild West of Ireland

Recently on a Bank Holiday weekend, we decided that the Cliffs of Moher and the west of Ireland would be nice to visit. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most famous tourist destinations in Ireland and Laurens had never seen them before. After […]

Spectecular views along the Amalfi Coast

Spectecular views along the Amalfi Coast

After visiting Naples, we rented a Fiat 500 and drove southward. The destination for our next stop was the stunningly beautiful Amalfi Coast. We stayed in a village called San Lazzaro which was about a 1,5-hour drive away from Naples. It is located up on […]

Finding out the beauty of the Glendalough Upper Lake

Finding out the beauty of the Glendalough Upper Lake

A rock throw away from Dublin are the Wicklow mountains, one of the most visited touristic locations. These mountains contain dozens of lakes, but one of the most famous locations is Glendalough. Its’ ancient neolithic buildings attract hundred thousands of tourists each year. Another big […]

Amazing views at the Ballycorus Lead mine

Amazing views at the Ballycorus Lead mine

In eagerness to continue the hike where we left off last time, I was looking at the weather reports. There were unfortunately no good predictions. It looked like it was going to be a rainy weekend with some occasional sunshine. However, I was hopeful, so […]

Sunday hike to the abandoned Tully Church and beyond

Sunday hike to the abandoned Tully Church and beyond

This adventure started on one of the first weekends of sunshine in the new year in Dublin. We decided that we wanted to go on a (small) hike to the Tully Church. Sylwia saw this location on a new app from Google called Google Trips. […]