Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in Waterford

The best restaurants in Waterford

Restaurants are not a modern invention and they have been around for hundreds of year in the guide of inns and taverns. As the oldest city in Ireland, it's no surprise that Waterford is chock full of restaurants, one more interesting than the other. Waterford might not be the largest city in Ireland, but it has a bustling dining scene that caters to locals as well as to tourists looking for 'authentic' Irish experiences. From smoky and dark traditional pubs where you can taste old time Irish... [ read more ]

The best pubs in Waterford

The best pubs in Waterford

As the oldest city in Ireland, Waterford has had plenty of time to gather a nice collection of pubs for every preference. There are more than enough cozy traditional pubs where locals gather for a few pints and a chat, as well as bustling modern pubs where music is blaring and even the pub grub comes in organic versions. Relaxing at an Irish pub is a downright compulsory experience for anyone visiting Ireland, and if you're in Waterford you can rest assured that you will find some of the finest ... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland, and one of the country's busiest port, even today. Like most Irish cities, Waterford flourished during the Celtic Tiger, and some parts of the city are sleek and modern. And yet, there are entire chunks of Waterford that feel positively medieval, and not in the negative sense. Waterford has a special charm, something between the rural appeal of small Irish towns, and the historic, almost grand feel of very old and dignified cities. If you want a relax... [ read more ]