Day trip from Amsterdam: Keukenhof flower gardens


Before moving to Ireland, many people who lived here warned us of the horrific weather and the expensive rent. We never in our wildest dreams expected to live in a village straight out of a children’s storybook. Malahide, a quintesential small village a 30-minute train ride from Dublin, is the perfect getaway from the bustling city …

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Drop everything and head to Galway, Ireland

Crooked cobblestones, rainbow-stained buildings, faint smell of sea salt, and unparalleled Irish pride describe the small coastal city of Galway, Ireland in Western Ireland. As the largest city on the western coast of Ireland it is a perfect home base for your Irish adventures to Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Burren, and the Aran Islands. What …

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Day trip from Dublin: Majestic Howth Cliffs

Even before we moved to Dublin we had heard about beautiful Howth (pronounced “Hoe-th”). Easily accessible by public transit, Howth is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Logistics How to get there: From the city center (Pearse station is centrally located) take a DART northbound to Howth. Enjoy the 30 minute train ride …

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