Archive for 'Ireland' Category

Visit Santa’s Grotto

By jen - Last updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to Santa’s Grotto! Find out where to meet the man in red this winter with our guide to some of the best UK and Ireland’s Santa’s grotto. Dublin Zoo As one of the world’s oldest and most popular zoos, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s No.1 visitor attraction and […]

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 […]

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations Across The World

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012

The St Patrick’s Day Festival in Ireland has improved greatly in recent years, and of course it’s great to experience the day in its original home country, but if you live in Ireland, you may have seen your fair share of local parades and events, and fancy something different this year. Perhaps something a bit […]

Turkey – The Land of the Crescent Moon

By jen - Last updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Turkey has so much to offer as a holiday destination, including breath-taking natural beauty, unique historical and archaeological sites, and a tradition of hospitality and competitive prices. It’s not surprising, therefore, that this country has recently become one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. There’s so much to see and do and visitors can […]

Short Break to the West of Ireland

By jen - Last updated: Monday, October 17, 2011

You don’t need to go abroad for a great holiday, there are some fantastic things to see and do right here on your own doorstep, like the west coast of Ireland for example. Take the car, train, or even take a short flight and you can be enjoying some of the greatest unspoiled European landscapes […]

Airport hotels in Dublin

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, September 23, 2011

With constant flights to Dublin bringing passengers into the capital of the Republic of Ireland, travellers are always looking for great hotels to unwind and relax with a minimum amount of time between picking up your bags and checking into a hotel. Whether you’re just stopping overnight, enjoying a weekend in Dublin or staying for […]

Dublin for free

By Emma - Last updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

There’s no doubt about it – Ireland’s capital city is expensive. But don’t worry if you’ve booked a holiday in Dublin and are worried about the costs mounting. There are plenty of activities in Dublin you can enjoy for absolutely no cost while still making the most of this vibrant city. How about organising car […]

Top restaurants in Dublin

By Emma - Last updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011

Ireland is a truly historic place and its traditional Irish cuisine has developed over the centuries based on the crops and animals supported by the island. But don’t worry, on a holiday in Dublin it won’t be all potatoes and lamb and here are one or two of my favourite places. Colcannon is one of […]

Surfing holidays in Ireland

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, July 29, 2011

With over 3,500 miles of coastline, it is no surprise that Ireland is one of Europe’s top destinations for surfing. It’s no Hawaii: sea temperatures peaked at 15°C in August 2010 compared to just under 27°C in the Pacific during the same period, but the rolling waves of the Atlantic and legendary Irish craic hold […]

Pet friendly hotels in Ireland

By Emma - Last updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011

If you’re looking to book a holiday in Ireland and you’d like to take your pet with you, one of the first things you’ll want to get organised is a hotel which is pet-friendly. Discover Dublin Once you’re off your flight to Dublin with your dog you’ll be sure to find plenty of green spaces […]