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The Muckross Lake Loop

Over the weekend, we decided to do a staycation in Ireland. We booked a last minute break to Killarney. I love Killarney with all the activities it offers – kayaking, swimming, mountain climbing, hiking, cycling and walking to name a few. On Sunday, we took the Muckross Lake loop. We parked at Muckross House and started the walk by the lake. There are signposts for the lake walk near Muckross House. This walk takes about 2 hours to complete and is approximately 10km in length. It brings you around the picturesque Muckross lake and you can admire the views all along the way! (more…)

Lough Gur, Ireland

It’s the gems on our doorstep that we love exploring the most and Lough Gur in Co. Limerick is definitaly one of these gems. Lough Gur is located in the South East of Ireland within the Ballyhoura region. It aims to promote, preserve and protect the history, archaeology, folklore and environment of the surrounding area. (more…)

Hiking Trail from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero

Blogger: Pat Lynch

I spent some time recently in Lanzarote and the hiking trail from Puerto del Carmen old town to Puerto Calero is a wonderful way to spend a day. The walk starts in Puerto del Carmen and takes about 50 minutes. There are several places to rest on the walk and to enjoy the scenery. The walk is a lovely cliff walk with great scenery along the way.  (more…)

New Lisbon Route for Cork Airport

Aer Lingus have announced a new year-round service to Lisbon from Cork. The new year-round service from Cork Airport to Lisbon Portela Airport, Portugal’s main international gateway, will commence 26 October 2018. It will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. (more…)

Sizzling Summer Ahead For Cork Airport

Cork Airport has launched its 2018 summer schedule, with almost two million seats now available to over 40 destinations. The airport is forecasting a 5% growth in passenger numbers over the summer months, compared to the same period last year. In this blog post, we decided to fill you in on all the different routes available and give you some summer travel inspiration. (more…)

Flights Direct to Perth from London with Qantas

Qantas’ first Perth to London flight has landed, marking the start of the only direct air link between Australia and Europe – and the fastest way of traveling between the two continents. Operated by a Boeing 787-9, the flight reduces total travel time by eliminating stopovers and taking advantage of the most favourable winds on any given day without having to factor in a mid-point in the Middle East or Asia when choosing a flight path. (more…)

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