Forest medicine is a Japanese idea of how being out in nature has healing effects on the body. This is something I take pretty seriously and one hidden gem in Galway is perfect for a bit of nature time – Rosscahill Woods.
Valentia Island is a small unspoiled island off the South West coast of Kerry, connected to the vibrant Portmagee on the mainland by a bridge. The Island has a small population of under 700 with only one main village – Knightstown. For a small Island you won’t be short of things to do though. There are so many great Valentia Island attractions, from stunning walks to unique fossil discoveries.
Menlo Castle is a beautiful Ivy covered ruins of a Castle along the River Corrib in Galway. The 16th century building now blends into the surrounding landscape but still stands impressively on the river bank. It’s a short distance from the city centre and is free to explore. So, if you enjoy checking out ruins, make sure you leave time for visiting Menlo castle on your trip to Galway
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – What is it ?
The Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge is a popular attraction along the north coast of Antrim. It is a suspended bridge, connecting the small island of Carrick-A-Rede to the mainland. The bridge is 66 ft long (20m) and is suspended 100 ft (30m) over the sea. The coastal walk to the bridge gives stunning views of the cliffs and coastline and the island itself. While the island is a small rocky outlet itself, is a place where you can take a relaxing rest before making your way back. If you plan on visiting Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, you will find all the information you need below.
Galway has some amazing restaurants and cafes. Since moving back here, I have been on a mission to try em all! Admittedly it’s taking longer that one could have hoped (broke af), but I’ll get there! What I’ve discovered in the process, is that there are some really quirky and cool places to eat in Galway city. I have explored the cobbled streets seeking the best and most interesting places to eat. So, if you’re looking for a cool place to get some grub, here’s: