So far we’ve circumnavigated the east and south coast of Ireland, and now we are heading north. After a short meander along the west coast we have headed back inland and we are now in Muckross, County Kerry. Today is our longest driving leg of the journey, some 220km to our next stop north of Galway.
Irish Tour Day 4
I’m continuing our journey across Ireland with Sue and friends Joe and Renata from Czechia; today we are heading along the south coast before heading north towards our next destination of Muckross, just outside Killarney, a journey that is to prove a bit of a surprise to us all.
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Review: Shearwater Country House
On the south coast of Ireland, sitting on the side of a hill overlooking the beautiful Glandore harbour and the fishing village of Union Hall, the Shearwater Country House bed and breakfast is a idyllic location for visiting Cork, Skibbereen and the South West of the country.
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Irish Tour Day 3
We are already on day 3 of our whirlwind tour of Ireland, and today we are heading further west, ending up in a little place called Union Hall, a small dot on the coast but which promises some nice sea views from the B&B we’ve booked for the night.
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Come fly with me, come fly, let’s fly away
It’s the day before our flight comes, and it’s time to head to the hotel. This is going to be the big give away – we only ever stay in the Gatwick Holiday Inn for one reason.
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I could tell you, but then I’d have to…
So, continuing the story of the best kept secret in the history of the Minchin household.
You may recall in the first instalment that I had reluctantly decided to treat my beloved to her dream destination. And having secured the flights and hotel, it was time to book the all important Donny & Marie concert that was the whole point of the trip.
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Our surprise visit to ‘Sin City’…
Well, it really wasn’t a surprise for me. But let me tell you how it came to pass that I found myself willingly conspiring with myself to take Sue to see the sights and lights of Las Vegas (you did know that its called ‘Sin City’ right? I didn’t – I had to google it).
We don’t have a bucket list, but if we did, Sue would have Las Vegas up there in the top three, but the place wouldn’t be on mine at all.
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Review: Rhu Glenn Hotel, Waterford
Down in County Kilkenny in the south of Ireland sits the small, good value and good quality three star Rhu Glenn country club hotel, just outside the town of Waterford.
With 31 en-suite rooms, we found the hotel quiet, comfortable and welcoming.
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Irish Tour Day 2
Day two of our Irish visit started with a heavy frost, and a hearty breakfast from our host. I must admit, we haven’t stayed in bed and breakfasts since our courting days, and was a little sceptical about going B&B rather than hotels, but Joe convinced me and he was proven right.
NYNY. So good we’d stay there twice…
If you are looking for a good hotel in Las Vegas, then I’m afraid to say you are spoiled for choice. And we are no experts, as we’ve only been the once, and we’ve only had one experience of a hotel over there. But it was a good experience, so we will tell you more…