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Activity-Filled Holiday in Melbourne, Australia

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Australia is an ultimate holiday destination for many, but if you’re planning on heading Down Under, you may as well make the most of it and take in all the great activities and visual wonders that Australia has to offer. Take Melbourne, for instance, which offers plenty of fun-filled tours and activities that will surely […]

Croatia

By jen - Last updated: Friday, July 13, 2012

Inland Croatia is often overlooked in favour of the beautiful and unmarked coast of Dubrovnik and islands such as Hvar. People tend to skip the cultural inner beauty of Croatia missing out on many activities such as hiking, Abseiling, Paragliding, rafting and Canoeing. Inland Croatia also has an attractive cafe life with many heading straight […]

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 […]

Florence, Venice and Milan – Great Italian destinations!

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Italy is an ever popular destination and it’s no wonder why – with its rich cultural history, skiing and its culinary delights, not to mention the fine summer weather, there’s plenty on offer for a great family holiday. Of course the most famous spot in Italy is Rome, the ancient capital, but the north of […]

Spanish Beach Holidays

By jen - Last updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

With the days getter longer and brighter, you might be tempted to start thinking of how relaxing a sunny beach holiday would be for a break this summer, and the perfect location is of course Spain, a favourite with Irish tourists for years. Spain boasts over 5,000 miles of coastline, so whether you enjoy the […]

Boston – The Hub of Massachusetts

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Boston is the capital city of the state of Massachusetts and is one of the oldest cities in the US. Boston has a rich and varied history from being one of the centres of the American Revolution to being the first city in the United States to get a subway system. Boston is also known […]

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 […]