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Fast Facts: Ireland & U.K.

Fast Facts: Ireland & U.K.

WHAT WE DID: Traveled for 44 days around the U.K. and Ireland. Stayed in rooms (self-contained unit) booked through AirBnB. Rented a car in Ireland for 12 days (following a 2-day stay in Dublin), then a second car in the U.K. for three weeks (22 days). Our basic itinerary: London, England (5 nights) Transit – train from London to Holyhead, Wales; ferry from Holyhead to Dublin, Ireland Dublin (2 nights) Cork (1 night) Sneem (3 nights) Miltown (1 night) Headford…

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Penny & Me

Penny & Me

Well, it’s been another six weeks of sightseeing for the penny, who’s, after more than eleven months on the road, become really quite fond of eschewing the hustle and bustle of everyday life for some laid-back travel, photography, and outdoor adventure. The copper currency’s great escape continued through northern Europe, with a late-autumn tour around Ireland and the U.K. After crossing the Strait of Dover via the Channel Tunnel, as well as crossing an item off its life list, the…

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Ireland

Ireland

After a short week in London, we thought we’d spend the last bit of our journey touring around the U.K. and Ireland. It wasn’t something we’d initially planned, and we knew the weather might [finally] be a bit squirrelly, but we figured what the heck, right? I mean, we were right here. As with a large portion of our trip, we decided to scope out the ground transit to Ireland. It’s typically cheaper than flying, I’m (as we’ve already established)…

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