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Why I Love Ireland

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in Blog, Featured | 9 comments

Why I Love Ireland

I have been fortunate to have lived in lots of countries all over the world for various lengths of time. I am an international house sitter. And although I do not consider myself to be a tourist, I feel very qualified to make recommendations to tourists. Why do I recommend Ireland? In many ways Ireland is one of those countries that seems to have it all. For most Americans who travel outside of their own country, Ireland tends to feel like home, I think. First of all, the Irish are very welcoming. I quickly discovered that the Irish enjoy sharing the beauties of their environment with travelers. Many of the Irish people have strong connections with the United States through relatives who live in the United States. To me, there seems to be a bond between the peoples of both countries. But that’s not all! The Irish landscape is second to none. When I decide to spend time outside of the US, I always seek an area of outstanding natural beauty. Ireland fits that requirement to the tee! Whether passing the time in one of the picture-perfect villages or driving the lonely passes on an Irish peninsula, I am guaranteed a visual feast. Did you know that Irish villages actually compete for tidiest town award of the year? That’s right! There is great pride taken in how a village presents to the public eye. What a delicious treat. I’ve spent most of my time in Ireland in County Kerry....

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