A change is as good as a rest or so they say. We are spoiled for choice in terms of where to go for a walk, run or cycle in Killarney. Every now and again, it’s good to go a bit off the beaten track. The forest trail of the Pike Wood is a fine example of a route less traveled and less known but still worthy of a visit. Continue reading
Cardiac Steps, Torc Mountain, Killarney
Today was my first trip of the year up the Cardiac Steps of Killarney. For those not familiar with this trail, it is a not-so-gentle ascent up the slopes of Torc Mountain, just a few kilometres outside of Killarney town. The steep rise up through hundreds of steps brings great rewards to the walker or trail runner with panoramic vistas throughout the trail. If you need a break en route, you can take your pick of the great views of the Lakes of Killarney, McGillycuddy Reeks and the rest of Killarney National Park.
All aboard – Carrying kids on the bike
Are you trying to figure out the best way to bring your kids with you on the bike? What about going for a ride with more than one kid on your bike? What are the best child seats out there before your kids get going on two wheels themselves? Read on to find out how we went from pushing buggies to 3 on a bike (oh and a dog too..!) Continue reading