29. June 2018

Our little Irish Cottage

As written in the third to last blog post “Let’s get started”, we viewed new houses and flats a week after we moved into the holiday apartment in Ireland. With lots of luck and by not letting go, we were also able to view a cottage that was nowhere to be found online and was […]

It goes on

On the way in the bizarre Burren We didn’t have much time to see the Burren (only partly) during our road trip in 2016, so we explored it in more detail for the first time now… This unreal, treeless, unique (in Ireland) and approximately 250 square kilometers wide karst landscape, through which many hilly, winding […]


Let’s get started

In the beginning of our year abroad we directly went for another house hunt. One week after our arrival we had a first viewing in Kilrush – a small town right on the river Shannon that soon flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Since the sleepy place has little to offer at this time of year, […]


The House Hunt

In the end of January, we flew to Ireland over a long weekend hoping to find a suitable home for our year abroad. Five houses scattered all over the western half of the island had to be visited in just three days – a marathon! Everything started in the southwest in the cute tourist town of […]