While I had visited Dublin many years ago, I didn’t fully appreciate its beauty until I took a road trip through Ireland. The cliffsides look like something from a movie and the meadows stretch farther than the eye can imagine. It’s greener than you think.
Nothing is more amazing than actually seeing the Cliffs of Moher. The stunning scenery is not the only thing that impresses me. I also love the friendly locals who go above and beyond to make you feel at home.
Did you know that the country is divided in two? It’s not physically split, but there are the Republic of Ireland (and Northern Ireland)! Both are beautiful. However, our road trip was in Ireland’s southern region.
It is difficult to decide what to do in Ireland. You will never get bored with the Guinness Brewery and Giant’s Causeway, Blarney Castle, Blarney Castle, Blarney Castle and the Cliffs of Moher. These are only a few of the many things you can do.
Before I went to Ireland, I was not familiar with the local Irish cuisines. But, my goodness, they make delicious comfort food. You can’t beat the cheese!
No matter what sights or dates you choose to visit, I recommend that you prepare for the unexpected weather by packing layers. While I was blessed with sunshine, the country is also known for its rainy weather. To help you choose the right time to visit Ireland, read my guide to the best times to travel there.
Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle for a reason. They measure their sunshine by how many hours they get each year, which is usually between 1,100 to 1,500. Are you planning to go there soon? These 10 tips will help you make the most of your first trip to Ireland.