The rugged coastline, with its sheer cliffs ravished by booming, white-crested waves, are common sights depicting the wild Irish coastline. However, the real Ireland is all about cows.
While sightseeing on foot is probably the best way to get to know any city, sightseeing from the water is a pretty good second. On a kayak tour of Melbourne, you get to investigate parts of the city that are impossible to reach by any other means.
Sitting on the southern edge of Singapore, near Sentosa Island, the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay is amazing complex made entirely of recycled materials. It is well worth a visit on a short stay in Singapore.
I remember the electric blue rain jacket I wore with two white stripes down the arm that made the awful swishing sounds when the material rubbed together, forever putting me off ‘anoraks’… which is a bit of a problem if you live in one of the wettest places in the world!