The 10 most striking landscapes in the world (not in New Zealand); Lara Grant; Stuff

When we get to travel outside of NZ, here’s some spectacular inspiration.

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Wildflowers thriving at Giant’s Causeway in absence of visitors during coronavirus lockdown; Jenna Gardiner; Belfast Telegraph

An unprecedented display of wildflowers has sprouted from below the stepping stones of the Giant’s Causeway in the absence of visitors treading the famous ground due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

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30 Best Bucket List Trips For Your Lifetime: The Emerald Isle, From Your Family Genealogy To Guinness; Larry Olmsted; Forbes

Ireland has long been a top Bucket List destination for American travelers. Here’s why and how to do it right.

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North Antrim: Following in the footsteps of giants; Aine O’Connor; Independent

They close Carrick-a-Rede rope Bridge when the wind reaches 35 miles per hour. It’s at a mere 20 miles per hour when Aine O’Connor gets to it so off she wobble, taking turns to pose for the obligatory photo. The rough seas around her makes the already spectacular views all the more dramatic.

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An Amazing Stop At The Giant’s Causeway; Retired And Travelling

When you visit Northern Ireland, don’t miss a stop at the Giant’s Causeway. Enjoy fanciful & geological stories as you walk the stones & hills.

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Giant’s Causeway in Ireland is a one-of-a-kind destination; Jennifer Cox; Suburban

Giant’s Causeway in Ireland is a sight to be seen, which is why it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visited by half a million tourists every year…

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A ‘giant’ sense of wonder; Tom Breen; Journal Inquirer

BUSHMILLS, Northern Ireland — This feels like the edge of the world.

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If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Derry; Lois Whitman; DigiDame

Lois Whitman had an amazing day today visiting the Giant’s Causeway, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Northern Ireland. It’s a natural wonder of the world because of its geological formation. This is the stuff that legends and folklore are made of.

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Hiking Ireland’s northern coast will make you believe in magic; Lydia Schrandt; 10Best

The northern coastline of Ireland is rich in myth and legend, as well as many hidden gems often overlooked by travelers.

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Scientists finally uncover mystery of how Giants Causeway was formed; Sheila Langan; Irish Central

The Giant’s Causeway, the 173 acres of hexagonal basalt columns that hug the Antrim coast of Northern Ireland, has long been a source of wonder and mystery. How could nature have formed such perfect geometry? Scientists finally have the answer.

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