Travel Writing by Cory Hanson

Posts in category County Galway

Cycling the Aran Island of Inishmore

Cliffs on Inishmore County Galway Aran Islands Ireland

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!” Without waiting to hear the quick sales from the row of brochure-waving pitchpeople on the gangplank, I’m smiling and grabbing every one — boat rides, bike rentals, restaurants, snorkeling adventures — doing my best impression of Will Ferrell in Elf as young, naive Buddy builds his own impressive collection of ad […]


Scenes from Cong and Connemara

The Connemara Coast

  On Ireland’s Wild West coast—north of the Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, and the Cliffs of Moher—traditional Irish culture and a very special landscape await the adventurous…or at least those with a car and a day to spare. From Galway, a well-known loop takes you through Ireland’s Connemara region. The boggy hills and lakes […]


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