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Driving the Ring of Kerry

Driving the Ring of Kerry

Another early morning start and we were on our way around the Ring of Kerry. With our 8am start there was barely another else on the road that time. Again, based on Rick Steves’ advice, we did the drive in a clockwise direction. The strategy is that the buses go counterclockwise, so if you drive […]

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Kinsale and Cork

Kinsale and Cork

Another long day of driving, with our final destination being Cork with a stopover in Kinsale. There’s no ‘fast’ way to get between Kenmare and Cork (or at least we didn’t know one), and Google Maps ‘may’ take you down a very narrow, dirt road. You may want to check a map before you head […]

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Touring the Dingle Peninsula

Touring the Dingle Peninsula

Our third day was earmarked as the ‘Dingle Peninsula Drive’ day, which had an unexpected start. A young man walking by while we were next to the rental car pointed out that one of our tires looked flat. We thought we’d go to a petrol station and put air in it thinking it might be […]

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Why you should stay overnight in Pisa

Why you should stay overnight in Pisa

While often seen as a quick stop on the way between towns with more to see, (I’m looking at you Florence) consider breaking up your Italy travel time with an overnight in the often underrated city of Pisa. On a previous trip to Pisa, I, along with the rest of the tourist hoards, made a very rushed […]

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