Hiking Ireland’s Scenic Gap of Dunloe

The Wishing Bridge spans the river running by the Gap of Dunloe road.

The Gap of Dunloe is a  narrow, scenic mountain pass in County Kerry, a perfect seven-mile walk for those who want a close-up look at western Ireland's green beauty. It's nothing short of entrancing, and I'm grateful to our Irish friend Dan for arranging an outing through Gap of Dunloe Tours. My husband John and I had visited Ireland, but this was our first time at the Gap, which lies between ... Read Full Article

Visiting Ireland’s Killarney National Park

Torc Waterfall by Duloup

Killarney National Park is a beautiful and massive park tucked away in the far southwest corner of Ireland. Surrounding the shores of the also-enormous Lough Leane, the park is full of fun and is almost a holiday in itself. To help you navigate the park, here are a few suggestions in getting there and what to see once you’re there. Getting There The easy option is to join one of the many ... Read Full Article

Driving Ireland’s Ring of Kerry

Ireland’s Ring of Kerry is one of the most scenic routes in Ireland. It circles County Kerry, on southwestern Ireland’s Iveragh Peninsula, and bypasses several tourist sites. Multiple bus companies make daily loops along the route as day-trips, but renting a car and exploring over the course of a few days can offer a more in-depth look at this beautiful area and its quintessential Irish landscape ... Read Full Article