There’s really nothing better than taking to the road, the ocean stretching out before you, with no plan, except to stop when something takes your fancy. Coastal drives tend to be a journey of discovery, special moments where you find hidden sandy coves, cosy pubs, deserted cliff-side trails and idyllic seaside villages. This is what I love about coastal drives. Read more
It’s no surprise my waistline expanded during my travels around Ireland. How could it not with so many delicious breakfasts, lunch stops, afternoon teas and dinner banquets?
I can’t say I ate in every cafe and restaurant in Ireland, this simply would not have been possible, but I made a good stab at it. Below are a few places that stand out in my mind for having great food and ambience, two essential elements to guarantee a good lunch stop.
I’m going to write up some of my personal recommendations over the next few weeks on this blog. This does not mean you don’t have to go out and buy the Time Out Guide to Ireland. In fact, if anything it should spur you to buy a copy so you can rummage through for more detailed info. I’ll pick and choose particular places and sites, saving lots of the good bits for you to read in the guide.