This is how you can experience the true Irish culture

Travel is a popular trend in today’s world, and every tourist has a different idea of what it is. Some enjoy sipping cocktails on a white sandy beach, others prefer trekking through jungles and climbing to the highest peaks of the world. However, many tourists want to experience new and exciting ways of life. UnlessContinue reading “This is how you can experience the true Irish culture”

Explore beyond Dublin City and visit Killiney Hill Park

Each year, Ireland receives around 9.5 million tourists. The majority of these tourists come to visit Irelands largest city, Dublin. During the busy Summer months, Dublin can sometimes feel a bit like London or Paris because of the large crowds of tourists. For a capital city, Dublin is relatively small. Most of the tourist attractionsContinue reading “Explore beyond Dublin City and visit Killiney Hill Park”

A quick guide to Gougane Barra National Forest Park

Ireland is known for many things. Guinness, traditional music, the Cliffs of Moher but nothing more than its rugged green countryside. The nation is a haven for rural enthusiasts. It’s a huge garden floating in the Atlantic Ocean. In a land that is crammed with beauty and nature, it’s hard to choose what deserves toContinue reading “A quick guide to Gougane Barra National Forest Park”

Visit Munster in 2021

Munster is one of the 4 provinces of Ireland, located in the south of the island. In early Ireland, the Kingdom of Munster was one of the kingdoms of Gaelic Ireland ruled by a “king of over-kings”. Following the Norman invasion of Ireland, the ancient kingdoms were divided into counties for administrative and judicial purposes.Continue reading “Visit Munster in 2021”

A day in Cork on a budget

MORNING Kickstart your morning with your daily dose of caffeine and a gut-busting full Irish breakfast at the Linen Weaver. Once you have given your stomach enough time to digest your breakfast, wander through the narrow historical alleyways of the Huguenot Quarter. Snap up some photos for some well-earned likes for your Instagram feed while listeningContinue reading “A day in Cork on a budget”

WinterRail Ireland

Many people choose to go interrailing in the hot summer months. There are many pros to traveling this time of the year, but there are also quite a few cons. For example, hotels prices can be double the price of winter, cities are packed with tourists, and the intense heat can be a bit overwhelming.Continue reading “WinterRail Ireland”

Halloween’s cultures and festivals

Halloween is a time of the year that is absolutely jam packed with history, culture, and festivals. What was once one of the most important time of the year is now largely forgotten about. Below are some of the best things to do around the end of October and start of November. SAMHAIN: Samhain isContinue reading “Halloween’s cultures and festivals”

Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 1)

Dark tourism is the name given to visiting any kind of place that owes its notoriety to death, disaster or atrocity. It could be the site of a natural disaster, or somewhere genocide, assassination, incarceration, ethnic cleansing or war occurred. For those who love to experience the adrenaline rush or the excitement of being somewhereContinue reading “Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 1)”

Ireland’s Orient Express

There are a few things that need to be addressed before we start. First of all Irelands Orient Express is not a train journey, it’s a bus journey. Second of all, it doesn’t serve fancy meals and have an exquisite interior. Finally, it doesn’t span 2,000 kilometers across Europe, stretching from Paris to Constantinople (Istanbul).Continue reading “Ireland’s Orient Express”

The Beara Way, Ireland’s hidden gem

WHAT IS IT? The Beara Way is a 206-kilometer tourist trail that loops around West Cork and parts of Kerry. The hike typically takes 9 days to complete. Along the way, you will experience the rugged mountainous countryside, historical sites, and the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean along the southern Irish coastline. This isContinue reading “The Beara Way, Ireland’s hidden gem”

Free things to do in Dublin, Ireland

The Republic of Ireland’s capital city isn’t the cheapest city to visit, and if you are not careful you could put a dent in your wallet. Luckily some of the best things to do while you are in Dublin are completely free! Not only does it mean you can experience the best of Dublin’s foodContinue reading “Free things to do in Dublin, Ireland”