As you move north along the western coast of Ireland, the scarcity of tourists and the increase in breathtaking scenery are inversely correlated. You’ll bear witness to stunning landscapes and castles which tell stories of love. You’ll also find long stretches of absolutely nothing. And at the end, leaving out of Dublin provides an opportunity to explore my guilty pleasure in foreign countries: trying the local Chinese restaurant.
Once you’ve left the urban jungle of Dublin, you begin to see why people love Ireland. Driving along the coastline, discovering hidden gems of food and drink, and learning to appreciate the beauty of nature are what await you in this post about southern Ireland.
Dublin is a capital, a center for technology and business, and yesssss…it has the Guinness brewery. It’s also an ideal place from which to launch an Irish vacation, though you’d do best to spend no more than two days here. Focus instead on the other cities in Ireland to really enjoy your time here.
Ireland is pretty much like Seattle in January. Rainy, gray, and yet full of life in many unexpected places.
Read on about how our trip to Ireland came together!