Archive for 'Hotel Inspector' Category

Top 5 Christmas Shopping Destinations in Europe

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012

Paris It feels that including Paris on any list about shopping is mandatory, and it’s no surprise that it features here. Any type of store that you can think of, you’ll find here and with places like the shopping arcade Palais Royal, Marché St Pierre and Lafayette Maison, you’ll quickly realise why Paris is regarded as one […]

New York – The Experience

By jen - Last updated: Friday, September 28, 2012

New York is one of those dream destinations that is on many people’s travel wish lists, and this fascinating and bustling city has a unique atmosphere and vibe that are hard to understand unless you’ve been there. So in this post we aim to give you a little taste of what New York has to […]

Edinburgh Getaway

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, August 2, 2012

Scotland is famous for many things, kilts, haggis, the Lochness monster, the highlands and Castles to name a few. Scotland is steeped in history and is the perfect destination to explore the castles, ruins and battle fields of the high kings of Scotland. Edinburgh is one of the main cities in Scotland and offers a […]

New York – The City That Never Sleeps!

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012

New York is one of those dream destinations that is on many people’s travel wish lists, and this fascinating and bustling city has a unique atmosphere and vibe that are hard to understand unless you’ve been there. So in this post we aim to give you a little taste of what New York has to […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

3 facts (did you know)   In 2006, Dublin Airport served more than 21 million passengers, making it the 14th busiest airport in Europe and 17th busiest in the world by passenger numbers. The brand new Terminal 2 in Dublin Airport opened in November 2010.  The construction project includes a new terminal building containing 40 […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

3 facts (did you know)?   1.                 Inhabitants of Kilkenny are often referred to as “Kilkenny Cats”, this phrase is also used to describe the Kilkenny Hurling Team, one of the strongest in the country. 2.                 Kilkenny Castle was first built in the 13th century to guard the crossing of the River Nore.  3.                 Lyrath […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – Whites of Wexford, Wexford

By jen - Last updated: Monday, November 29, 2010

3 facts (did you know)?   1.                 “Wexford” evolved from the name Waesfjord which was an old Scandinavian name for an “inlet of flat mud lands”.  The Irish name is unconnected and means “Lake of Garma”,  Garma being the ancient name of the River Slaney. 2.                 Parts of Steven Spielberg’s 1998 Oscar winning film ‘Saving […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

By jen - Last updated: Monday, November 29, 2010

3 facts (did you know) 1.     The original building where Rochestown Park Hotel stands was built in the early 1900’s as home for Sir Abrham Sutton, Lord Mayor of Cork, knighted by King Edward VII.  Set amongst 11 acres of grounds the house continued to be a family residence until 1947 when it was passed […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – The Riverside Hotel, Killarney

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010

3 facts (did you know)   1.                Ross Castle was built in the late 15th century as a stronghold by the O’Donaghue’s and today it’s been restored and can be viewed on guided tours. 2.                Torc Waterfall is located in the Muckross Road and it drops 70ft, making for spectacular photos! 3.                Crag Cave in […]

Hotel Inspector Reviews – George Boutique Hotel, Limerick

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, November 24, 2010

 3 facts (did you know)   1.                Thomond Park is Limerick’s multi-purpose stadium facility and home to Munster Rugby. Munster celebrated their legendary 12-0 victory over the All Blacks in 1978 (the only Irish Team ever to beat New Zealand). 2.                King John’s Castle is a 13th century Castle on ‘King’s Island’ in the heart […]