[codepeople-post-map] Our final destination along The Causeway Coastal Tour landed us at The Giant’s Causeway. From the stones in the car park to the columns encasing the Visitor Centre, the hexagonal theme greeted us right from the beginning, leading us to the final causeway that inspired the honeycomb shapes. We gathered our tickets at the Visitor Centre where… Read More Into the Giant’s Cove
Continuing down the Causeway Coastal Tour… A drive through Ballygally, Glenarm and Camlough offered us a stop for a bite to eat at the Glencoy Inn. It was a nice spot to take a break and refuel all the tummies in the car. We also had some fun playing on the big rocks at Garron Point… Read More Cruising the Coastline, Pt. 2
All photos from our drive along the Causeway Coastal Tour. Carrickfergus Castle The Antrim Coast Road to Larne On the Rocks at Garron Point Torr Head Scenic Tour
When you imagine what Ireland looks like, I bet it is similar to something like this: …rolling green hills speckled with sheep, rocky cliffs that plummet into the rocky shores, roads lined with brick walls… Was I close? Bustling around the metropolitan city of Dublin, you don’t get the sense of any of that. However, just outside of… Read More Cruising the Coastline, Pt. 1
From the Titanic Museum, we walked across the street to find a ship sitting in a dry dock, looking strikingly familiar. This was the ship, Nomadic, that the ticket guy had referred us to. Come to find out, Nomadic was built by the same company, White Star Line, as Titanic. In fact, it was built at… Read More The Nomadic Sister
The boys and I headed out of the Republic of Ireland and into Northern Ireland for the holiday weekend. We rented a car, packed up the kids, and braved the roads while driving a right-side manual on the left left side of the roads. The drive up to Belfast was simply beautiful. The weather was… Read More Titanic Proportions in Belfast
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[codepeople-post-map] The Murphy clan ventured out of city centre for the day to see what else could be found beyond the busy streets of Dublin. We packed a bag and hopped on the DART train heading north to catch some fresh air out of the city. Don’t get me wrong, living in City Centre Dublin has been… Read More Malahide Castle & Gardens
Our Sunday Funday landed us at the Dublin Zoo in Phoenix Park in North Dublin. Andy had made arrangements with one of his coworkers to meet there with said coworker’s sister and friends. The great thing about meeting them was they had a baby about the same age as Kinsler! It was great fun being… Read More Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
All Aboard! The B. E. Cuauhtemoc has anchored in Port Dublin! This tall ship set sail from Acapulco, Mexico and docked for five days in the Port Dublin. The ship is a traditional naval training vessel, and it was boarded with a full crew and a full agenda to seek port in England, France, and… Read More All Aboard: B. E. Cuauhtemoc!