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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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Wales

Wales

Perhaps it’s a bit misleading to title this post ‘Wales,’ as we certainly did not spend much time here… but since I’m in a bit of a creativity rut, ‘Wales’ it is. We got a glimpse of the Welsh countryside through our train window during our voyage from London to the port of Holyhead, which spanned nearly the entire width of the country’s rural interior. And while we didn’t have enough time allotted to make it back to Wales’ coast…

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