Top 5 castles in Ireland

Top 5 castles in Ireland

France and Scotland are not the only places in Western Europe that can boast of well-preserved castles dating back to the Middle Ages or maybe even earlier. Ireland has quite a few castles too, and if you're wondering about what's best than a medieval castles that takes you back to the times of knights, quests and romance, try this: castles in the beautiful, green Irish countryside. The peaceful rolling hills and rocky outcrops of Ireland are the perfect backdrop for a majestic castle. And s... [ read more ]

The most beautiful villages in Ireland

The most beautiful villages in Ireland

If you ask me, one of the bst things about Ireland is that it isn't overly urbanized. Even if nowadays it is one of the richest countries in Europe (if you don't take into account the financial crisis), Ireland hasn't forgotten its roots. Even in the bigger cities like Dublin, Cork or Galway, you never get that feeling of being suffocated by the crowds, traffic and noise. Irish villages seem to be frozen in time, or maybe taken out of a fairy-tale, and they are the kind of places that instan... [ read more ]

Top 5 free attractions in Ireland

Top 5 free attractions in Ireland

Ireland is the land of Irish pubs, magical creatures - these two sometimes walking hand in hand, breathtaking green landscapes and an amazing cultural heritage. It is also one of the top travel destinations of all time but not the cheapest, actually it is one of the most expensive ones. Naturally, if you know a couple of tricks, you can experience the country to its essence without facing total bankruptcy. If you look carefully, you can find quite a lot of free attractions in Ireland from natura... [ read more ]