North West Cork

The Gearagh, Lee Valley, Co. Cork

Have you ever been to Macroom? A busy market town with the beautiful remainings of Macroom Castle. But the area around of Macroom is amazing. Today I want to show you something special. According to discoverycork.ie it is a place which remains of the only ancient post glacial alluvial forest in Western Europe: The Gearagh next to Macroom. The Gearagh is a haven of tranquillity and an area for everyone who loves birds, butterflies and flowers. The Irish Times calls it the Everglades without the crocodiles.

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Mount Hillary, Banteer, Co. Cork

What is the best solution to get to know an area if you are not familiar with it because you have never been there before? You know someone who reads the blog and fortunately lives in the area 🙂 Many thanks to Conny, who supported me here. It was a great day and not only because the weather god meant well with us.

Let’s go to North-West Cork!

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Warrenscourt forest, Co. Cork

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change…..

Some just came from their last vacation, some can go the next upcoming weeks and some have to wait until September or so. Are you one of them? One of them who has to wait?

Let’s turn a weekend into a short trip and enjoy mother nature. Warrenscourt Forest is such a place you can go for. Put the family in your car and off you go!

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Waterfalls in Co. Cork, No. 1

The more I go walking, the more I feel, what I missed in the last 10 years. Unintentionally. Driven by duties, finding a balance between job and life, acting between sunrise and sunset. Like all of us. Unfortunately! Life is no walk in the park.

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Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Regional Park – The gem amongst the treasures!

Are you busy with Christmas Shopping?

No time to relax?

You don’t like to use an app for being mindful of your mental health? (Like me! )

And you think sports is a murder? You don’t like going to a gym? Me, neither.

But you are curious, to find a way to combine a bit of everything with a valuable outcome?

Let me take you out for a walk this weekend (or one of the next). Not that far away and suitable for everyone.

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