The best of Kerry – (3) Slea Head

  Maybe I’m a bit biased but I’m prepared to declare Slea Head Loop as not only one of the best scenic drives in Ireland,  but in the WORLD!    National Geographic got it right when they declared the Dingle Peninsula ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ some years back.  This short Drive – just 30 […]

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The best of Kerry – (2) The Ring of Kerry

  WHATEVER YOU DO, don’t make the mistake of thinking ‘ah its only 180 km – we’ll be back by lunchtime’. No – this drive must be savoured. Most people do it in a day – but its a long day. Two days would be better. Every image you have of Ireland’s beauty, culture and […]

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The best of Kerry – (1) Killarney National Park

  We may as well begin our tour of Kerry at the centre of it all.  I’m not a huge Killarney fan – there are nicer towns in the county – but the National Park is a fabulous attraction and worthy of a full day’s attention.  Part of the park’s appeal is its location – […]

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Back on the Road – its time to embrace that Staycation! Update….

  We’re just back from 6 nights in County Kerry so here are a few observations for those of you thinking of heading off over the next few weeks:   Accommodation We stayed in two Bed and Breakfast establishments which had differing approaches to the pandemic.   The first one (in Kenmare) has reduced the number […]

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Back on the Road – its time to embrace that Staycation!

I’m over the ‘well if I’m not travelling to some exotic destination abroad then I’m not going anywhere’ sulk and am so looking forward to heading off tomorrow.   I wasn’t really in a position to complain anyway as I’ve been luckier than most,  having been abroad twice in 2020 as well as enjoying a minibreak […]

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