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#Daydream: Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland

July 31, 2014

We know how it is. You’re stuck at your desk and the day seems to be going on forever. Your mind starts to wander — at first to “anywhere but here,” but then to exotic, faraway lands where your everyday problems and stress melt in the presence of true paradise. You want to go to there, and we want to go with you. Every day at 3 p.m. Eastern, we’ll send you a picture of the place we at Yahoo Travel are daydreaming about so we can all take that mental vacation together. Let’s go to… Photo: Bob Jenkin/Flickr


…the Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland. Yes, this castle is known as home of the famous Blarney Stone. But there’s so much else to fantasize about seeing and doing here, including taking a walk around its magnificent grounds and checking out its gardens. Sure, while you’re here you might as well engage in the age-old tradition of kissing the Blarney Stone, which supposedly will endow you with the gift of eloquence. We’d explain why but we somehow find ourselves at a loss for words…