Why I Was Almost Denied Entry to Ireland

Visas. They're a complicated matter. I'm lucky and privileged in that I hold a Canadian passport that allows me to visit most countries as a tourist "visa-free." This means I don't need to apply for anything ahead of time, it is unlikely that I will need to provide documents upon arrival, and I can often [...]

By | 2017-05-26T13:01:10+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on Why I Was Almost Denied Entry to Ireland

Dublin in a Day

Whether you're just here for a short time or want to get all your sight seeing in on your one day of sunshine so you can spend those rainy days in your cafe/office/hotel getting shit done - here's the best to see of Dublin - in a day. Getting around While Dublin [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:15:55+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on Dublin in a Day

Visiting Castles in Cork

There are over 40 castles in the County of Cork. Cork is the biggest county in Ireland, which I only learned after booking a hotel in "Cork," taking a bus to "Cork City," and learning that Cork is much bigger than a city and there was no way to get to our hotel. Nonetheless, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:37:43+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on Visiting Castles in Cork

When your travels don’t go as planned – the bus strikes & my trip around Ireland

Things don't always go as planned. Any traveller knows you have to come to "expect the unexpected." On this current trip in Ireland that has certainly been true. Keen to explore as much of the country as possible I was looking to do a castle hopping tour as well as hit some highlights such as [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:56:22+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on When your travels don’t go as planned – the bus strikes & my trip around Ireland

Visiting Ireland in the Winter

I'm sure it's the Canadian in me, but I consider winter to be from about November until mid-March. Despite March being spring for some people, as far as I'm concerned, if there's a chance of snow, it's winter. I've been in Ireland on and off from December through March. Here's some of my highlights from [...]

By | 2017-03-23T15:49:08+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|2 Comments
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