Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 New notes and coins and death dates for old ones
  2. 2 Cannobio/Lago Maggiore in October?
  3. 3 Cornwall UK
  4. 4 Need Mobile phone advice for Italy
  5. 5 Advice on use of Toll roads in Portugal
  6. 6 Hydra, Greece
  7. 7 travel around Spain
  8. 8 credit and debit cards
  9. 9 Cordoba, Granada, Seville loop
  10. 10 San Gimignano area of Italy
  11. 11 Cinque Terre, Florence, Venice
  12. 12 England + France 12-day itinerary
  13. 13 Charming areas to explore in London
  14. 14 8 Hours in Rome
  15. 15 I may be wrong....
  16. 16 Golf Partner in Istanbul
  17. 17 Italy trip with kids - planning help?
  18. 18 Cash machines ATM
  19. 19 Train up the Jungfrau
  20. 20 Morgan Hotel London for solo female
  21. 21 Trip to Czech Republic, Austria and Italy
  22. 22 Help with Transportation Options in London
  23. 23 Travel from Florence, Italy to Munich, Germany
  24. 24 Late april early may or october for paris and italy?
  25. 25 Trip Report Reviews of Paris restaurants: Tour d’Argent, Le Cinq, Ange20,...
View next 25 » Back to the top

traveling alone to Ireland - need some advice

Jump to last reply

I am a 60 year old (American) female who decided to treat myself to a trip to Ireland this coming May. I have been to Ireland 4 or 5 times but have always gone to the North (Belfast, Ballycastle, Rathlin Island) and stayed with friends. This time I am going all alone and flying in to Shannon. My trip will only be about 6 days total in Ireland so I want to make the most of it. I have a rental car reserved but am leery about driving there. I had originally planned on going to Dingle but I see that it is about 3 hours from Shannon so now I am looking at other possibilities a little closer. Many years ago I spent a day or two in and near Galway, Spiddal and Clifden and wouldn't mind going there again. I just want to be near the water. I love fishing villages and hate touristy places. Also thinking maybe Kilkee, Doolin, Miltown Malbay, etc. When I look at highways on the map (i.e. N67, N68) are these 2 lane roads or motorways? I plan on staying at B&Bs and just walking around and chatting with the locals and seeing the sights. I need any advice that I can get!

4 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement