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Rodrigo Paolicchi

Bachelor in Tourism Management, I was living in New Zealand before settling in Ireland and have worked in many different sectors in the tourism industry (private and governmental institutions).
My passion is the adventure tourism, sector that I have been working in since 2007. During this time I've had the chance to work with activities like vertical techniques, rock climbing, rope access, rescue and even teach courses all over Brazil and Angola – Africa.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Walking and Cycling - Ireland. Wicklow Way. Kerry Camino. Beara Way. Dingle Way. Burren Way. Barrow Way. Causeway Coast Way. Achill Island GreenWay. Connemara Western Way. Aran Islands. Sheep's Head Way. Kerry Way. Bluestack & Sli Cholmcille Way. Wild Atlantic Way Cycling. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"Exploring new places has always been fascinating to me, so one day I decided to turn my hobby into my work. In 2007 I started working in the tourism industry and have not stopped since. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Traveling by boat in Milford Sound NZ is one of them! I lived in New Zealand for about a year and a half after deciding to move to the amazing country back in 2014 and was mainly based in Wellington, the lovely little capital city. I had the opportunity to travel through New Zealand and can name many special places there, Milford Sound is one of them. Being able to travel to the open sea, surrounded by incredible scenery and wildlife, like waterfalls, dolphins, seals, penguins, and whales if you are lucky enough.
To see the mountains so close and all the landscapes in the surrounding areas is magnificent. "

Featured trips & expertise

A beach on the Ring of Kerry route
Classic Ireland Adventure - 7 Days

This guided road trip is the perfect introduction to Ireland for newbies. Over the course of a week, you'll visit both classic icons as well as some off-the-beaten-path sites—paired with beautiful landscapes and gentle walks to breathe in the fresh air of Ireland’s spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. In the evenings, partake in the local pub experience with a pint of Guinness and traditional Irish music. The tour starts and ends in Dublin where you can bike and kayak to some of the capital's best sites.

Views from Slea Head
Self-Guided Dingle Peninsula Walk - 6 Days

Spend 6 days on Ireland's rugged West Coast with this hiking tour. You'll head down the Dingle Way from the country town of Tralee down to Inch Beach and onward to Dingle town, offering great pubs and traditional music in this Gaeltacht, a majority Irish-speaking area. The trail takes you through a landscape that's been inhabited for 6,000 years, full of history and archaeological monuments alongside the crashing Atlantic Ocean.

Killarney National Park, Ireland
Ring of Kerry Self-Guided Cycling Tour - 8 Days

Explore the Emerald Isle's beauty and historic villages by bicycle on this 8-day trip. Mórchuaird Chiarraí (Ring of Kerry) is a 111-mile circular route on Ireland's southwestern coast, encompassing Muckross, Killarney National Park, and picturesque Kenmare. Discover local treasures as you cycle in and around the eastern part of the Iveragh Peninsula.

Ireland
Hiking Ireland's Wild Atlantic Coast - 9 Days

Ireland at its best is wild and windswept and absolutely made for hiking. On this 9-day trip, you can go horseback riding on pristine beaches and walk the length of the Cliffs of Moher. Spend the night in cozy pubs and village guesthouses, visit lively Galway, and experience the unsurpassed beauty of the Emerald Isle.