The otherworldly landscapes from the HBO show are all worth a trip
As a landscape photographer, Colm Keating has traveled around the world in search of the perfect shot—but he knows there is nothing quite like the rugged beauty near his home in West Cork, Ireland. In The Experience, Keating takes filmmaker Ignas Laugalis on a tour through this beautiful land.
We often think of Ireland's rugged aesthetic and harsh conditions, but what makes it truly special are the days that bring soft sunshine and the best sunsets
Surfing is rife with stereotypes of laid-back, tanned athletes in tropical locales. But go beyond the surface and you’ll find some of the most interesting subcultures in sport, from bike-and-surf gangs to teenage girls who ride in Bangladesh.
Cnoc na Mara, an iconic sea stack off the coast of County Donegal in Ireland, makes for great climbing
By European standards, Ireland’s County Donegal, tucked into the country’s far northwest corner, may as well be Mars. But for adventure travelers, it’s a hidden frontier packed with wind-bitten landscapes to mountain-bike, rowdy coastline to surf, and 500-foot sea stacks to climb. That is, if you’re brave enough.
Ireland’s whiskey scene is having a massive revival, and that’s great for us
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Q: I’m traveling to Ireland with a friend next week who wants to spend some time on the Aran Islands. Is there anything to do there besides stare at the ocean (hiking? biking?)? Trail trimmings: a winding stonewall in the Aran Islands — Alex Cohen, San…
THE STARTING POINT: What follows are six elemental landscapes—forest, desert, inland waterfront, prairie, mountain, and coast—featuring 18 blissfully unsullied locales, from Alaska to Florida, Arizona to Maine. Clear into the next state: The view from North Carolina, near the town of Tyron, into South Carolina. THE COST: Our survey…