Ireland Travel Blog

How to go to the Giant’s Causeway from Dublin by bus

Want to travel like a local and save a few quid? Here is how you can go to the number 1 tourist attraction in Northern Ireland by public transport. Although possible, it is quite a lot of hassles. Option 1: Bus/ Train from Dublin to Belfast –> Direct Bus from Belfast to Giant’s Causeway OR

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Cliffs of Moher – The corpse eating eel

According to the folk legend, somewhere close to the village of Liscannor, there was a giant eel that came ashore every night to eat corpses from the cemetery of an Irish Saint Macreehy’s church. Although it was acceptable for humans to eat dead eel, it was not acceptable for an eel to eat dead humans. St. Marcreehy

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Cliffs of Moher – The Mermaid of Moher

First off, let me be honest, this legend has nothing to do with the actual Cliffs. It could have happened anywhere else that is close to the Sea. Someone must have come up with the idea, let’s call the Mermaid in this legend “The Mermaid of Moher”! She could have been the Mermaid of the

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那年十月,我到了愛爾蘭的莫赫懸崖

說起莫赫懸崖 (Cliffs of Moher) ,要先從一個小故事開始… 那年二月,我倆在那間常去的 Cafe。你點了你最愛的 Cappuccino,我試了他們的新出品,Irish Coffee。年少無知,以為 Irish Coffee 是用了愛爾蘭咖啡豆的意思,跟那些花巧的甚麼肯尼亞咖啡沒大多分別。 咖啡煮好,我大口地喝下去,OMG,那份苦澀是,如果你把苦瓜曬乾了後落鍋炒,重複以上步驟兩次,你應該會感受到 Irish Coffee 的十份一。舌頭在申訴的同時,你笑了,笑我愚眛,笑我沒知識,笑我表情誇張。 然後去年十月,我隻身來到了愛爾蘭。莫赫懸崖 (Cliffs of Moher) 是這邊最出名的景點。於是,決定來看看。 你曾經跟我說過,去旅行,你最愛逛的,不是甚麼名店、城堡。你最愛的,永遠是自然景色。你說,大自然真的很奇妙,很多地形、景象,看似解釋得來,但其實,大部分的形成,都要結合很多「 湊巧」的因素。而你並不相信這世上可以有這麼多的「 湊巧」。我說,我倆能夠認識,原本就是一個「 湊巧」啊,難道你不相信我們嗎?你說,我早知你會這樣回答。 那時沒留意到,原來你很有技巧地把問題略過。 還是說回莫赫懸崖吧。在車上,我聽到有人說 Cliffs of Mother。噴笑。點呀大佬。大自然是母親的懷抱,而如果這個 Cliffs 是母親的 Cliffs,那到底是先有 Cliffs of Mother/ Cliffs of Moher,還是先有大自然? 不好意思,仍然是離題。回來。 莫赫懸崖/ 莫赫大斷崖,是歐洲最高的一座懸崖。巨大高聳的頁岩,達 702 英尺,從最頂頂處俯瞰,艾倫群島(Aran Islands)、十二峰 (Twelve Bens) 和 Maumtauks 的山脈美景盡收眼簾。 那天,很冷;天空,很灰。我怱怱的走了一回,把最重要的景點 (O’Brien’s tower) 都看過了以後,走回室內。在入口旁邊有一個 Cliffs of

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Cliffs of Moher – Hag’s Head

When you are at the Cliffs of Moher, head towards the South and try to find the signal tower. You will notice some rocks there that look a bit unusual. That is the Hag’s Head, also know as “Head of the Old Sea Witch”. The story behind it? There was once a hag/ witch whose

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