World: Rewind 2017

Another year came to an end and it is reflecting time. 2017 was all about great outdoor adventures. Going out with the tent in Norway, hiking great trails in Madeira, walking on the path of Star Wars in Ireland and being back to heaven in Iceland. But it was also a start of new things, trying to include more outdoor activities in the daily life with starting Mounting biking with a…

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Ireland: Tips

General It is easy to get around in Ireland with speaking English. Old castles and ruins can be found around every corner and driving along the Wild Atlantic Way is a dream. Cliffs of Moher Transportation Ireland has a good infrastructure. The easiest way to go around is by renting a car. Direct pickup at the airport’s possible. With a car it is easier to come to the small more unknown…

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Ireland: A dream come true – Cliffs of Moher

One of the highlights of our Ireland road trip was the visit of the Cliffs of Moher. Even that I thought it would be much more crowded as the place is quite known and one of the top touristic places in the country. There are ways to avoid the crowd and have a nice experience while hiking at the edge of the cliffs. Cliffs of Moher Where to park: in order…

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Ireland: Breakfast, Beer & Pubs

When traveling to Ireland, at least once try the traditional Irish breakfast is a must. Even that it is more of a lunch or diner kind of food, I was completely surprised how good it was. I even tried the black and white pudding, which actually tasted really nice. Traditional Irish Breakfast: 1 egg 2 sausages bacon black and white pudding baked beans 1 tomato mushrooms (potatoes) Tip: This is the…

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Ireland: Skellig Islands (Star Wars)

The highlight of our Ireland road trip was the visit of the Skellig Island. As this was the reason in the first place to come to Ireland. Even that I was really sad that I was not able to book a landing tour to the Island, as it is always booked out in minutes months before. Sometimes it is possible to get a landing tour for 1 or 2 people, as…

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Ireland: The Moorings & Bridge Bar (Star Wars)

Where to park: The Moorings & Bridge Bar, Portmagee, County Kerry, Ireland - parking can be done at the side of the road. Tip: This bar was visited by Mark Hamill during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Honestly he was only there for 1 day, because this was the day with the best weather for filming the scene between Luke Skypwalker and Rey on Skellig Michael Island. Food:…

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Ireland: Hidden Gem – Three Castle Head

After visiting the Mizen Head we drove further to the Three Castle Head, which is also located on the Kilmore Peninsula. This place was even more remote and has fewer visitors as the Mizen Head. Where to park: there is a parking space at the end of the street Tip: no parking or entry fees. Hiking time 1-3 hours, depending on how far you hike. Cost: None Personal opinion: Nice spot…

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Ireland: Hidden Gem – Mizen Head

The Mizen Head we found on the Kilmore Peninsula during our quest to find remote coast line places in Ireland. This place is amazing beautiful and it is possible to enjoy just the weaves when looking at the ocean. It was totally worth to take the driving effort to come to this place. It is far away from the tourist places and give some kind of remote piece. Where to park:…

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