Ireland is one of the islands in the North Atlantic. It is the second largest island in the British Isles. The perfect time to visit this Island is during summer.
If you are an avid fan of the HBO series, Game of Thrones, you will find the over 300 castles located in Ireland are a rich sight to behold. The numbers of castles are due to Ireland’s rich history. These castles were built by the Scottish, British and Irish during different eras of conflict.
Some must-see castles include Blarney Castle in County Cork, Cahir Castle in County Tipperary, and Kilkenny Castle above the River Nore, which is the most visited historical sites in all of Ireland.
The Pub Culture is quite prevalent in Ireland. Ireland is home to some of the world’s best distilleries, and almost everyone here enjoys a good brew. The pub is where most people go to relax, drink some delicious local beverages, mingle old friends, catch up on the latest and meet with complete strangers. Most people from small town pubs to the city bars in Ireland are very welcoming to visitors. They are happy to have fun with you and chat away, whether it’s about their country or anything else in the world. Here you can get drunk with strangers for the sake of having a good time.
The most iconic site in Ireland asides the Giant Causeway in Northern Ireland is the Cliffs of Moher. Going to Ireland without seeing them is unacceptable. The Cliffs of Moher are part of Europe’s highest sea cliffs, towering 700 feet above the Atlantic, It is one of the most impressive landscapes in Ireland. Looking at the Atlantic Ocean only a few feet away horizontally, and hundreds of feet away vertically, you start to feel like you’re standing on the edge of the world.
Ireland has been known for its fresh dairy; recently, farmhouse cheese has gotten its due on a global scale. Every region has its specialty, but we hear that they’re all worth a nibble. You can try Ardrahan and Gubbeen; they are all semi-soft cow’s milk cheeses from Cork. You can also try any of the cheeses from Knockdrinna of Kilkenny.
If you have been reluctant on going for a visit, you will feel different after you have been there. Enjoy Ireland!