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Travel Insiders Share Dublin’s Best Sightseeing Tips

Travel Insiders Share Dublin’s Best Sightseeing Tips

An Insiders’ Guides to Delightful Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital and most famous city, is packed with charm, culture, history and an enviable nightlife. Tourists flock from all over the world to experience the many attractions and beautiful architecture of the city. UK-based London City Airport has been working with travel and lifestyle bloggers to find top tips and advice for a trip to Dublin. We’re sharing some of their thoughts here to help inspire our readers for their own Irish city break.

February 2, 2015 | By More
Celebrating A Traditional St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating A Traditional St. Patrick’s Day

If you would like to experience a traditional St. Patrick’s Festival, head to Dublin between the 14th and 17th of March 2014 for 3 days of entertainment. (http://www.stpatricksfestival.ie/events). One typical event is a Céilí, a celebration of traditional Irish music and folk dancing. This highly sociable gathering is a great opportunity for you to learn some steps and soak up the Irish culture. Another must-see is the St. Patrick’s Day parade. A colourful spectacular that makes the streets literally come alive. Leading pageant companies and marching bands will parade the streets of Dublin from 12:00 pm on March 17th.

March 12, 2014 | By More
Where To Sample The Best Traditional Dishes of Dublin

Where To Sample The Best Traditional Dishes of Dublin

The Best Traditional Dishes in Dublin

Sometimes, when you’re exploring an unfamiliar location on a getaway or vacation, one of the most intriguing parts comes with sampling the culinary delights of the area. Most people think of Dublin and anticipate the pub food, but Dublin is also a place of fantastic culinary delights and enjoyment. Let’s take a look at some of the places you can go to for amazing dishes that are traditional to Dublin.

February 17, 2014 | By More
Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

The vast majority of travel guides that crowd dusty shelves in books stores and personal libraries tell you where to find the best hotels, countless museums and endless architecturally significant churches, but they’re missing one of the most important reasons we travel – to discover where locals go to party!

Where To Party Around The World. The Matador Network, a community of young travel bloggers who tell it like it is, has just published the “ultimate guide to partying around the world”, with 101 Places To Get F*cked Up Before You Die.

January 14, 2014 | By More
Dublin Festival Season – All The Creative Fun You Can Handle

Dublin Festival Season – All The Creative Fun You Can Handle

Festival Season in Dublin for 2012 The irreverent city of Dublin is fast becoming a stage for talented musicians, artists, street performers and film makers and as such can now boast a flamboyant line-up of world-class events for Dublin’s Festival Season. Whether you’re an avid festival goer or looking for something new and unusual, Dublin […]

September 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

Some concert aficionados appreciate more than just whatever band or artist is on stage at the moment. Sometimes it is about the venue itself. It’s not strictly about acoustics either. An argument can be made that a true concert experience is the atmosphere of the venue and the surroundings. No matter how far technology has […]

February 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
8 Rockin’ Hostels That Treat You Like Family On Christmas & New Years Eve

8 Rockin’ Hostels That Treat You Like Family On Christmas & New Years Eve

Make the most of your end-of-year holidays and spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve abroad. As well as the big city celebrations around the world, some hostels have also arranged parties on-site to create a friendly and festive atmosphere. Party where you’re sleeping and there will be no expensive taxis home or late night waits for the bus.

December 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Traveler’s Guide To Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Dublin

Traveler’s Guide To Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Dublin

If you’re the type of thrifty traveler who seeks out good nosh then you’ll be delighted to discover there are some great low-cost vegetarian with vegan option restaurants that range from fast food to deli-style to sit down brunches. Some cafes grow their own organic produce and feature vegetarian cuisine from all over the world. […]

November 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Favorite Honeymoon Beach Destinations in Europe

Favorite Honeymoon Beach Destinations in Europe

Many couples are looking forward to their honeymoon in a distant location. One of the best experiences for celebrating a honeymoon is by getting close to the sea. The beauty of the beach along with the serene location is the best place for the couples to be together and bond. Here are some great beach honeymoon destinations in Europe.

October 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Golfing in Ireland and Scotland Has Never Been Easier or More Affordable

Golfing in Ireland and Scotland Has Never Been Easier or More Affordable

Most golf enthusiasts have one common day-dream, to play golf once in their lifetime on legendary courses in Ireland and Scotland.  Perhaps nowhere else on earth is the love of  golf more prevalent than in the British Isles where the game of golf was invented.  Long-time provider of affordable travel to Ireland and Scotland, Sceptre […]

October 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
Yes You Can Afford A Luxury Trip to Ireland

Yes You Can Afford A Luxury Trip to Ireland

Sceptre Tours has introduced a number of luxury tours of  Ireland at really fabulous prices. Over the past few years Sceptre Tours has made a glowing name for themselves by offering budget travel to Ireland, Britain and Italy.   In fact the folks at TravelZoo recently named them the “Best Overall Provider of Outstanding Travel Deals” […]

March 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Home For The Holidays Is A Bargain in Ireland

Home For The Holidays Is A Bargain in Ireland

Would you believe $399 per person air + rental car? The Aer Lingus Vacation Store has announced a fabulous promotion that invites everyone to travel ‘home’ for a holiday in Ireland.  Whether you have family in the Emerald Isle, or you just want to be treated like family, Ireland never fails to make visitors feel […]

October 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

America's #1 Bike Tour Company Introduces Walking Tours

Long considered the premier bike touring company based in the USA, Vermont Bike Tours has recently announced the addition of top quality walking tours. VBT has been named one of the top three adventure tour companies on Earth for the past three years by the National Geographic Society, and has been offering quality tours for […]

September 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
Dublin ‘On The Cheap’ Gets Easy!

Dublin ‘On The Cheap’ Gets Easy!

If you’re heading over to the Emerald Isle, don’t go unless you’ve spent some time exploring VisitDublin.com. The site is loaded with tons of ways to save money and guarantee a fabulous visit.  The site is a prime example of a tourist bureau doing things right. Let’s get our priorities straight right away and begin […]

September 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
Pub Grazing in the UK and Ireland, A Must-Print Article

Pub Grazing in the UK and Ireland, A Must-Print Article

Times Online has compiled a must-print list for anyone motoring through Britain and Ireland of the best pub gardens. Just picture yourself pulling up to a black and white timbered pub, taking a seat under the shade of an ancient oak, and ordering up a refreshing pint.  Ahhhh, life is good.  I can’t think of […]

August 23, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Free Sightseeing Tours in Europe's Favorite Cities

Sandeman’s New Europe offers a new concept in sightseeing – free walking tours in Europe’s major tourism cities – London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Madrid, etc.  Their philosophy is that great tours should be offered to everyone and you should pay what you can afford – voila, tip based touring.  You can bet the guides are […]

June 25, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Time to start planning a family trip to Ireland!  How does 6 nights in a 5-Star 19th Century Manor Resort, roundtrip airfare, plus a full-size rental car with unlimited mileage for $499 sound? – Incredible, am I right? The folks at Sceptre Tours have put together this family friendly package for travelers to Ireland from […]

May 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
The Lights Dim for Waterford Crystal in Ireland

The Lights Dim for Waterford Crystal in Ireland

It appears the global recession has claimed another industry giant – the Waterford Crystal factory in Ireland has closed it’s doors.  Despite the ability to attract 300,000 visitors a year to take the factory tour, the Waterford/Wedgewood company has been unable to find a ‘bail out’ partner to take over the faltering company.  It’s doubtless […]

April 8, 2009 | By | 4 Replies More
Calling All Brides – Castle Hop Like Royalty in Ireland

Calling All Brides – Castle Hop Like Royalty in Ireland

You’re planning a wedding and dressing like a princess, so why not honeymoon like royalty as well! The folks at Sceptre Tours are offering customizable honeymoon itineraries throughout Ireland that include stays in one or more glorious countryside castles. Dubbed the “Emerald Castle Package”, the 7 day vacations can be tailored to a variety of […]

January 24, 2008 | By | Reply More
Irish Tourist Board Sites – Plan Your Trip To Ireland

Irish Tourist Board Sites – Plan Your Trip To Ireland

Are you planning a trip to “the old country”? Well everything is new and spiffed up for your visit. You’ll want to visit these tourist bureau sites to help with your trip planning. Get started by taking a look at Discover Ireland’s Vacation Planner

November 7, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More