Wild Atlantic Way: Dingle to Tralee

There are two ways of travelling from Dingle to Tralee by road. There’s the N86 which commercial vehicles and commuters use. And then there’s the Connor Pass white-knuckle ride and it’s along this route that the official Wild Atlantic Way travels. Starting in the Riviera-like Dingle town the R560 road travels in a north-eastern direction … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Dingle to Tralee

Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People

The Wild Atlantic Way shouldn’t be viewed as just a scenic route alone but a portal into the history and heritage of the places it travels through. In this post, I examine the notable historical figures with connections to the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry. I’ve limited it to five for brevity sake and the … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Notable Kerry People

Wild Atlantic Way: Slea Head Drive

The Wild Atlantic Way is the world’s longest coastal drive, stretching 2,750 km from Donegal to Cork incorporating all of the counties on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. Having travelled most of this route over the course of my life I can guarantee first time visitors that stunning scenery and a multitude of activities and sites await. … Continue reading Wild Atlantic Way: Slea Head Drive

Interview with Hilary Bradt – Travel Writer and Publisher

Despite the abundance of data on the internet, guidebooks remain the most trusted source of travel information. I remain in deference to writers whose curiosity and articulacy inspire and guide so many personal adventures. Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting with Hilary Bradt, intrepid traveller, travel writer and co-founder of the Bradt … Continue reading Interview with Hilary Bradt – Travel Writer and Publisher