ireland road trip!

ireland road trip!

IMG_7930ireland is a place you have to see on your own, by car, and
without too strict a plan. it’s meant to be explored, gotten lost
in, and thoroughly adventured (is that a verb? it should be!)

ireland road tripwe rented through auto europe, who helped us find the best rental in
dublin. we love this company for having alliances all through europe
and being the most consistent car rental company. they find the best
rates and make things easy as 
it’s a bit complicated to rent over here.
auto europe does all the work for you to set things up. they also helped
us plan and be prepared to drive in ireland, because it’s quite different!
think: wrong side of the car, wrong side of the road, tiny lanes, narrow
turns, slick wet foggy roads, and drop offs to cliffs. it’s good to take their
tips! i can’t wait for chase to edit some of the footage from our drive.
if you’re prepared, an irish road trip will be your favorite memory.
IMG_7626IMG_7700between the blue skies, green hills that stretch forever, and colorful
cheerful towns, we were delighted at every turn. these pictures are
some of my favorites capturing the unreal beauty of ireland – just
as you’d imagine. we had a plan but got so far off of it, but sometimes
that’s exactly how it should be. that’s the beauty of being on your own
schedule and having your own car in create your own trip!
IMG_7699every direction you look there’s such beauty.
IMG_7751IMG_7766 IMG_7755hi, castle in the background!
IMG_7695IMG_7666the cities along the way surprised me. i didn’t expect the bustling,
colorful, tiny towns in the middle of nowhere! we started our
road trip on sunday morning, so we drove from dublin to galway
where we found church and then explored from there. so darling!

IMG_7640ireland road trip1^^ does anyone want to live on buttermilk lane with me?
IMG_7680IMG_7682IMG_7643 IMG_7678that light blue building has my name all over it ^^
IMG_7670 IMG_7667 IMG_7645if you ever find yourself in galway, pop into the pie maker ..
trust me on this one! traditional irish pies (savory and sweet!)
ireland road trip2
IMG_7636 IMG_7633views above galway! ^^
IMG_7629IMG_7705back on the road to our favorite stop of all..
IMG_7739^^^ the cliffs of moher! ^^^

IMG_7777this was probably one of our top 3 favorite places we’ve visited.
these cliffs are so simple, but so stunning. i had the most peaceful
feeling staring out at these with the sun shining on them. they are in
the middle of nowhere on the west coast of ireland, but so worth
getting to. we thought it would be a quick stop, but we stayed for hours.

IMG_7754^^ amazing views from all sides!
(yes i’m matching the green hills :)
IMG_7760IMG_7762bird spotting on the cliffs – there are SO many that can be seen close up.
IMG_7725IMG_7758 IMG_7770 IMG_7772 IMG_7773getting his time lapse (and it’s a good one!)
IMG_7778IMG_7730sorry, just ONE more of those cliffs.. if you think this post
had too many, you should see how many i deleted!
IMG_7795IMG_7726more stops with some drone flying action, of course!
the wind didn’t stop him from getting his footage. ^^
IMG_7709IMG_7685more towns filled to the brim with charm. . .
we just kept driving through one after another!

IMG_7786IMG_7796^^ an irish stop sign ;)
IMG_7940cobh: ireland’s version of the painted ladies!
IMG_7788summer dusk in ireland is the best time of all.
i think this picture was taken at about 9:45 PM. crazy!
“hello from ireland!” says chase and his leprechaun ^^
our first visit to this country has blown us away.

• ireland looks like: the greenest of green •
• smells like: rain •
• tastes like: beef pie, peas & mashed potatoes •
• sounds like: fiddles playing in pubs •
• feels like: the nicest, most helpful people! 🍀 


a post still to come from our country house (favorite place we’ve stayed)
and our time in dublin! and chase has a vlog on the way..we’ll get caught up soon!






26 thoughts on “ireland road trip!”

  • Ahhhh I love this – takes me right back to our road trip there! The best! Aren’t the people the nicest? So glad you guys loved it too. And I love thinking we both sat on the EXACT ledge in Cobh Keep the posts coming :)

  • Ireland is my dream destination! We hope to make it there next year and will definitely do a road trip! :) Thanks so much for sharing.

  • You brought back memories with this post…. We’ve been to Ireland last October, and it looks like we had quite the same route than you and I know exactly what you mean with “if you think this post has too many…” (pics of the cliffs)!

    Now, more than half a year later, even thinking about this trip makes me relax. I can still feel the breeze and smell the fresh, sometimes a little salty air and I still have this unbelieveably deep green in front of my inner eye. If you’re looking for a place to relax, to calm down, to forget about everyday worries – Ireland is definitely the place to be!

  • YES I will live on Buttermilk Lake with you! What gorgeous photos! I need to go to Ireland! The colored houses reminded me of the colorful houses here in PC :)

    Thanks for sharing!

    Katie @ Katie Wanders

  • That church! All of the pictures are beautiful, but I love that church!! Ireland has never been one of my “must-see” destinations, but your pictures make me want to change that.

  • What kind of drone does Chase have? I’m thinking of getting my husband one for his birthday and I love the awesome photos you guys get with it!

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