Monthly Archives: June 2015

Stonehenge & the Cotwolds

Day 11 We’re heading to England! We take an early flight out of Belfast to London and rent a car for our drive to Stonehenge. We’re given an upgrade and get a super cute Fiat. DQT is in love! It … Continue reading

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Belfast

We leave Bushmills and head back to Belfast (a little over an hour drive on easy motorways). After checking into our B&B, we have dinner at a super cute and quirkly little place right around the corner called Maggie Mays.  … Continue reading

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Derry and Giants Causeway

Day 8 We leave Dublin early in the morning via train to Belfast. Belfast is in Northern Ireland, which is a part of Great Britain (and includes England, Wales and Scotland), even though it’s on the island of Ireland. Up … Continue reading

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Dublin

Day 5 The trip from Killarney to Dublin included a small intercity train for the first leg. It wasn’t as nice as the fancy train that took us from Dublin to Cork a few days ago. This one seemed to … Continue reading

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The Dingle Peninsula

Day 4 While on the road to the Dingle Peninsula, we realized that we left our market lunch at the airbnb!! We’ve left what we can only guess is pretty tasty Irish snack foods in the fridge. Now we’ll never … Continue reading

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Cork, the Gourmet Capital of Ireland

Day 3 This morning, DQT attempts to cook her first Irish breakfast. It’s quite authentic with rashers (Irish bacon), black pudding (blood sausage), white pudding (some other sausage), pork sausage link, eggs, beans, and toast. We even had some marmalade … Continue reading

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The Slainte O’Meter Begins

Day 1 While still at the airport in Amsterdam, MDT has his first sausage roll of the trip. What is a sausage roll? Will there be more? (DQT is curious, too. What’s so special about a sausage roll? Why is … Continue reading

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