12-Day Road Trip in Ireland

Driving in Ireland is not for the faint of heart, but it does bring its own special rewards. Manipulating a stick shift with your left hand as you enter a roundabout on the opposite side of the road is actually the easy part. The harrowing portion comes as you hurtle down Ireland’s L roads, hemmed in by hedges on both sides and then encounter a cyclist at the same moment as a tour bus travelling toward you rounds the hairpin corner laughably rated at 100km/hour. Did we mention that Ireland’s L roads are only wide enough for a single vehicle? Continue reading 12-Day Road Trip in Ireland