Photography Gear for Your Ireland Trip
Let’s get you set up with the right photography gear for your trip to the Wild Atlantic Way. Before we talk about that though, let me caution you against rushing out and buying a bunch of new gear for your trip. I wouldn’t do that. It is very likely that
What We Might Do When It Rains
As mentioned previously, it is not going to rain all the time in Ireland, but it will rain on us sometimes. When it rains, what will we do? First, here’s what we are not doing. We are not standing behind our tripods out in the rain, getting wet for no good reason and not getting
Rainfall in Ireland: What to Expect
Here is a question you probably have about the weather in Ireland: “Is it going to rain all the time?” Everyone asks that. And, to be sure, Ireland is known for being rainy. It couldn’t be the Emerald Isle without a healthy amount of rain. But no, it isn’t going
Spotlight on Kylemore Abbey
In the remote western side of Ireland, in a wild region called Connemara, sits an abbey called Kylemore. There is a photogenic castle, and it is an easy place to get a great picture. Today I want to tell you a little bit about it so when we visit
Spotlight on Skellig Michael
Skellig Michael is a small island, often referred to as a sea crag, off the coast of the Iveragh peninsula in southwestern Ireland. You reach it by boat – usually from Portmagee – at the tip of the Ring of Kerry. It is famous for its remoteness, its scenery, and
Ireland: Recommended Reading
I have found that learning something of Irish history has made me appreciate and enjoy my trips to Ireland all the more. Therefore, I thought I would pass along a few of the books I have enjoyed reading the most. General History of Ireland The history of Ireland often seems
Packing for Your Ireland Trip
Packing for an Ireland Tour Is Different Normally, when you receive information on how to pack for a trip, it is a big checklist of everything you might possibly need. You may have read the title and expected something similar here. But that’s not what I want to do here.
For additional information about Ireland, I have created a series of podcasts. I originally envisioned these as something you can listen to while we are driving in Ireland. However, I have found that most people enjoy listening to them before the trip. The direct link is below, but they are also available at the iTunes store and Google Play. Hope you enjoy them.