03rd Nov

Halloween in Ireland

The Irish take Halloween very seriously. It is a weeklong celebration of a completely superficial holiday, where everyone dresses up in costumes and drinks. As someone told us in a bar in Kinvarra, the Irish will use any excuse to party. We came unprepared for such madness. We had neither the required costume nor the […]

02nd Nov

Erin go Bragh – To Dublin We Go

Before we begin talking about our time in Ireland,  there are 2 things you must do for the true Irish experience. 1) Drink a Guinness and 2) get rained on. Inevitably, these two things will happen almost immediately upon your arrival. If it’s not raining when you go into the pub, it will certainly be […]