"Have you driven on the correct side of the road before?" the customs official asked as we passed through customs at the Dublin airport. As we prepared to pick up our rental car, I was gripped with anxiety. We would be driving a vehicle on the opposite side of the road, on the opposite side of the car, with the stick in the opposite hand.
Read on to see our Ireland Travel Guide, complete with Itineraries, and suggestions on cities to visit and sites to see.
With so many wonderful places in this big, beautiful world, we find it hard to prioritize the ones we must see first. We hope these photos will inspire you to put Edinburgh, Scotland, at the top of your bucket list.
Fuel your wanderlust with some of our favorite photos of Edinburgh.
The cities and countryside of Ireland are dotted with castles. Some are in ruins, some have been converted into hotels, and many are used as museums. We visited several, often enjoying guided tours, learning of the castles' unique histories, and discovering some of the protection mechanisms of castles.
Click "Read More" to see photos of and learn about some of the many Castles of Ireland, in no particular order.
When most people think of the United Kingdom, they envision London and perhaps Edinburgh. Thoughts of Big Ben and Edinburgh Castle come to mind.
Often overlooked, Cardiff, Wales, is well worth the 2.5-hour train from London. Cardiff is budget-friendly, with great shopping, restaurants, and historical sites.
Read on to view some of our favorite photos of Cardiff and gain some travel inspiration for your next trip.
She appeared briefly through the window of a train as we traveled along the line 6 track between Passy and Bir-Hakeim. Tall and slender, soaring above her sourroundings, the Eiffel Tower was just as glorious as I had imagined she would be. For that brief moment, I was transfixed, and I knew Paris would be everything I had hoped it would be.
Read on to see how to spend 24 hours in the City of Lights.
In the past six months, we've had the opportunity to visit two Mexican border tours - Piedras Negras, Coahuila, just south of Eagle Pass, TX, and Tijuana, Baja California, just south of San Diego. Though the two share certain similarities in types of food and shopping, they are vastly different in other areas.
See the Similarities and Differences Between Tijuana and Piedras Negras, Mexico
Among other things, we love photographing murals and other street art as we travel from place to place. Whether they are advertisements for the shops inside, commissioned paintings, or graffiti, street art catches our eyes wherever we go.
Take a look at some of the best murals we have encountered.
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