Top 5 scenic walks around Cork

Top 5 scenic walks around Cork

Cork is a fun and cosmopolitan city with countless pubs, restaurants and shops, and more cultural and historical attractions that you can possibly visit in one day. But Cork's charm lies not only in these conventional attractions - you can enjoy the city and its environs just as much even if you are not actively seeking out places to visit. One of the best ways to see the best parts of the city as well as in Cork County. If you want to take a break from the city bustle, you can head out to W... [ read more ]

The most picturesque towns and villages in Donegal

The most picturesque towns and villages in Donegal

The northernmost county of Ireland is a place apart, almost like a different country entirely. When Ulster became Northern Ireland, Donegal became somewhat cut off from the rest of the Republic of Ireland, and its fierce pride and independence coupled with a bit of disdain on the part of Ireland's more central parts created a unique place that is neither here nor there. Donegal is blessed with immense natural beauty that can be somewhat unforgiving - the strong winds coming from the Atlantic... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Cork

Top 5 things to do in Cork

The Irish countryside and the small villages or towns scattered over it offer many things to do for an enterprising traveler, but still, it's the larger cities that just won't let you be bored for a second, even if you tried. As the second largest city in Ireland, Cork is up on the same level as Dublin when it comes to things to do to keep you busy (although both Dubliners and Corkonians will disagree on this subject). Whether you're a solo traveler, traveling with a group of friends or with... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in Cork City

The best restaurants in Cork City

Cork has always been a bit of a rebel city, and not only when it comes to history. One might say that Cork dances to its own tune, and there's even some good-natured rivalry between Cork and the Irish capital, Dublin. The city has a distinct atmosphere, and a budding cultural and nightlife scene that makes it a great tourist destination for those on the lookout for fun and entertainment. There are countless historical attractions in Cork, and even a short walk around the city will reveal lot... [ read more ]

The best hotels in Killarney

The best hotels in Killarney

Most cities, towns or villages in Ireland have at least some appeal to tourists, even if they're not even trying to attract visitors. In Killarney's case, however, every little thing that you think like was made to feel you good, probably was made to feel you good. For over two centuries, Killarney has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland, thanks to the postcard perfect scenery surrounding it (the famed Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park), and the tidy and picture... [ read more ]

A guide to shopping in Galway

A guide to shopping in Galway

The old name of Galway is the City of Tribes, and it couldn't be more appropriate in the present day. Galway is one of the most multicultural, vibrant and many-faceted cities in Ireland. You'd have to try hard to get bored in Galway, because there's always something to do in town, at any time of the day. The city is located at the heart of one of the most beautiful regions in Ireland, it has quite a few really great pubs and restaurants, and more historical and cultural attractions you can find.... [ read more ]

Top 5 scenic drives in Ireland

Top 5 scenic drives in Ireland

Ireland can boast of astounding natural beauties that are much more accessible than you might think at the first glace. Green hills and craggy cliffs are never too far from a road that is just perfect for driving, so naturally, if you like driving, then one of the best sightseeing activities for you is to go on a long drive filled with eye-candy. Getting from one quaint city to another, or exploring the wonders of the Irish countryside is best accomplished if you're behind the wheel. So fill... [ read more ]

24 hours in Dublin: what to do and where to go

24 hours in Dublin: what to do and where to go

Dublin is a beautiful city that deserves a lengthy and thorough visit, but what can you do if you only have 24 hours to spare for the Irish capital? A day in Dublin can be perfection itself: great craic at night and loads of historical and cultural sights to visit during the day - all you have to do is to keep awake long enough to make the most of your visit. You won't have much time to spend gawking at the attractions, but a short look is better than no look at all! So here are some suggest... [ read more ]