Sheep and Ireland go hand in hand. The fluffy, wooly creatures rambling over the hills, through valleys and along the seaside are quintessentially Irish. Yet did you know that virtually [...]
By now we all know that a walk in the outdoors is a healthy form of exercise. Doctors in Scotland have even started prescribing it for chronic illnesses. But what [...]
I was shocked to read in the news recently that the number of hillwalkers each year through Connemara has been dropping off. The region boasts one of the most scenic [...]
The term ‘Thru-hiking’ was made particularly popular in the U.S., most commonly associated with the epic hikes of the Appalachian Trail (AT), the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and the Continental [...]
Movies are made to move and entertain, so the filming locations have to be spot on to capture peoples’ imaginations. Movie scouts have the job of finding these best locations, [...]
Saint Patrick is world-renowned as the patron saint of Ireland, as the man who brought Christianity to the Emerald Isle, and as the banisher of snakes. His feast day is [...]
Valentine’s Day. The one day each year that you’re guilt-tripped into showing your love for someone. Flowers and chocolates are at the forefront of every supermarket, almost forcing you [...]
Why take a self-guided walking tour instead of a guided tour? Our belief is that the benefits of self-guided walking tours outweigh those of a guided tour. Check out our hiking blog for more info.