The Long Room, Trinity College Library in Dublin
One of Mysterious Ways magazine’s Secret Spaces! Ireland's Trinity College Library is home to treasures like a 15th-century harp and, of course, the epic Book of Kells.
Book of Hours
A devotional book from the 15th century on display at the Trinity College Library in Dublin. The illustration depicts St. Matthew at his desk.
One of Dublin’s many charms? Its penchant for bold and beautiful doors!
The Cliffs of Moher
The jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher in County Clare on the edge of Ireland–more than 700 feet tall at their highest point!
Mesmerizing, seemingly never-ending rock formations in County Clare, Ireland.
Christ Church Cathedral
Mystical light at play at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin
Castle Rock in Scotland
A massive volcanic rock in the middle of a bustling city! That’s Edinburgh Castle on top.
The Old Town of Edinburgh is filled with dark and mysterious closes, aka alleyways. This one–Advocate’s Close off the Royal Mile–provides a perfect view of the Scott Monument. It was built in 1840 to commemorate Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland's greatest novelists.
Saint Margaret’s Chapel in Edinburgh Castle
The chapel dates back to the 12th century and once survived an attack by Robert the Bruce, King of Scots in the 1300s! One of its many charms? The dazzling stained glass windows of notable figures in Scottish history like William Wallace and Saint Columba, as pictured here.
A beautiful Celtic cross on Princes Street in Edinburgh.
A lush view of the glorious Scottish Highlands
Vacation is all about making new friends! Meet the cows of the Highlands, aka “hairy coos.”
Nature in all its radiant beauty outside of Edinburgh in Stirling, Scotland.
Greyfriars Bobby Fountain
This fountain honors Greyfriars Bobby, the Scottish terrier who is said to have watched over his owner’s grave in Greyfriars Kirkyard for 14 years. Talk about man’s best friend!