Tag: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland: Giant’s Causeway

Ireland is ridiculously picturesque. There are places on the island where myth meets science and history. The tors on the hike up Slieve Binnian are one such example, stone warriors asleep and waiting to defend the isle. The Hill of Tara is another but the most memorable sight was the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland: Hiking the Mourne Mountains

Part of the reason that I selected Wilderness Ireland as our travel company was because I could select trips that included guided hikes. Our first hike was in the Mourne Mountains in County Down. The hike tried to kill us, but it was worth it. I jest, we were jet lagged and it was a

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Book Review: Tennis Lessons

Title: Tennis LessonsAuthor: Susannah Dickey Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Doubleday This is the first book in my Irish regional literature project. I love finding books while on adventures that mean something to the place. In Darry we stumbled upon a wonderful used book shop and the proprietor was more than happy to make suggestions. In regards

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Welcome to the Emerald Isle

If you follow the McGee Travel Tales Facebook page you might have seen some clips from our recent trip to Ireland. We had a fantastic time and I have so much to share: places to go, places to stay, and experiences that shouldn’t be missed. We got to see castles and bogs and rolling fields

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