My wife and I have recently returned from an excellent holiday with the Travel Deparment (traveldepartment.ie) to the Puglia area of Italy. Our excellent guide, Alexandria together with the bus driver, Francesco, brought us to some facinating locations including Locomotondo, Albertobello, Martina Franca, Lecce, Trani and Bari. We stayed in the beautiful Hotel Monte Sarago […]
Bass Rock and St. Abbs Head.
The Bass Rock is situated in the Firth of Forth and rises over 100 metres above sea level. It is home to the largest gannet colony in the world, earning it Sir David Attenborough’s claim to be one of the ‘wildlife wonders of the world’. St. Abbs Head is a breathtaking coastal headland with dramatic […]
Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens
The National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh (Irish: Garraithe Náisiúnta na Lus, Cill Mochura) is a garden and arboretum outside Wicklow Town, County Wicklow, Ireland. It is a satellite of the main National Botanic Gardens located in Glasnevin, County Dublin. The 52 acre gardens are situated 5 km from exit 18 on the M11 motorway. The gardens […]