Archive for 'Dublin' 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dublin hotels with free parking

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, July 15, 2011

If you’re planning to spend a few days in the unforgettable capital city of Ireland and are either looking into car hire in Dublin or take your own vehicle, you’ll want to be sure to pick one of the many hotels in Dublin with free parking. From your ideal base you can explore everything the […]

Discovering Dublin’s Literary History

By mfouris - Last updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ales and Anecdotes Dublin holidays can be made very special if you focus on its literary history. Lots of people travel to Dublin to enjoy a freshly poured Guinness or to spend night after night in cosy Irish pubs next to inviting open fires. But Dublin city breaks that share the city’s literary past offer […]

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 […]