Europe

There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity.

Ballyseede, an Irish castle stay to treasure

A castle stay in Ireland is one of those must-dos but when it includes dogs, like at Ballyseede Castle, it becomes an unmissable experience. Welcome to our luxurious home (for the night) A genuine malady of European travel is what we call ACAC syndrome – another church, another...

Adare, an Irish village you’ll adore

It’s life’s detours that take you to the most interesting and unexpected places – like Ireland’s Adare. We’re not fans of motorways and turnpikes. They propel you along a homogenized path that removes you from the realities of a country, where the only taste of the place you’ll get...

The dramatic history of Ireland’s Rock of Cashel

Rising above the emerald green fields of County Tipperary, the Rock of Cashel stands stoically on a limestone outcrop like a real life Hogwarts. From its elevated position you can see for miles in any direction One of Ireland’s top heritage attractions, the Rock of Cashel dominates the...

A Kells experience worth writing home about

Ancient water mills, castles and abbeys are part of the magic of an Irish road trip – especially when you get the whole experience in one town. We had always wanted to make it to Kells but it was one of those places that was “almost close enough to Kilkenny to make it” and “no way, that’s...