Visiting Ireland, the Stud Tour and the Japanese Gardens

Visiting Ireland, the Stud Tour and the Japanese Gardens

Ireland has a long history in horse breeding. There is a large and busy stud farm in Tully called the National Stud which among others is famous for its training center. Also while you are visiting we highly recommend you to stop by the two magnificent gardens: the Japanese Gardens and Commemorative Garden of St. Fiachra. Nature enthusiasts and horse lovers are both welcome in Tully. Join the Stud Tour, take a look at the finest stallions in Europe, see how the horses are trained and visit th... [ read more ]

Visiting Ireland – day trip from Dublin to Cliffs of Moher

Visiting Ireland – day trip from Dublin to Cliffs of Moher

For those who wish to leave the air of the big city behind for a while we recommend this day trip to the Cliffs of Moher in Clare County. This touristic site is located on the western coast of Ireland and is about 214 meters high. From above you can enjoy an astonishing view over the west coast and the country side and the Atlantic Ocean. The trip includes several historical sites, pleasant walks and a visit to Burren National Park and of course the extraordinary Irish scenery. You will also... [ read more ]

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

On this amazing tor to Wild Wicklow you will have the opportunity to tastes some of the fine Jameson Irish whiskey, see beautiful mountains, visit the ancient ruins of Glendalough, enter a traditional Irish pubs and experience what is it like to be present in a place which you only saw in movies before. If you attend the tour, we will take you to some of the film shooting locations which you saw in Braveheart or P.S. I love you. Come and visit the homeland of Enya, Bono and movie director Nei... [ read more ]

The best horseback riding tours in Ireland

The best horseback riding tours in Ireland

The charm of the Emerald Isle lies not only in its picture perfect villages and towns, or in its bustling cities, but also in its stunning natural beauty. There are few places on the planet where the countryside is easier to reach, easier to explore or closer to the hearts of people. The lush beauty of Ireland  is the prefect setting for hikes and walks, and of course, horse rides. If you like horses, then galloping though a meadow, down the side of a hill or on a verdant field is a must-tr... [ read more ]

A traveler's guide to the Ring of Kerry

A traveler’s guide to the Ring of Kerry

Even the smallest cluster of houses and a pub in Ireland has a hefty dose of charm, and the cities and towns of the Emerald Isle are generally worth even the longest trip even if they don't have any traditional tourist attractions to speak of. But if you are looking for tourist magnets in the Irish countryside, you don't have to look far, nor do much research, because the best attractions are so famous that they are known far beyond the borders of Ireland. The Ring of Kerry is one such attra... [ 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 ]

A guide to solo travel in Ireland

A guide to solo travel in Ireland

Traveling alone is never easy, but almost always rewarding. You might feel lonely, even bored sometimes and there's no one to help you out when you're in pinch, but on the other hand it is a great way to learn that you can rely on yourself and to build not only character, but also new friendships. And if you're going to travel solo, then Ireland is not a bad choice. The country is beautiful and you will never find yourself without something to do or visit, and it is also quite a safe place i... [ read more ]

The most beautiful heritage towns in Ireland

The most beautiful heritage towns in Ireland

There's no place that's better suited to make you realize that towns are more than buildings and roads than Ireland - it's enough to step foot in even the tiniest village to learn that what makes Irish towns, cities or villages special is their spirit. But atmosphere aside, there are some towns in Ireland which would be utterly amazing even if they were completely uninhabited. These heritage towns have been a long time in the making, and their every nook and corner seems to be infused with h... [ read more ]

The most interesting sacred sites in Ireland

The most interesting sacred sites in Ireland

As well as an all round mighty beautiful place to visit, Ireland is also a place that is surrounded by a certain healthy dose of mystery, partly because ancient pagan, mystical, religious and sacred sites haven't been neglected or forgotten by the people. While driving around the Irish countryside, it is not unusual to see ring forts that are attributed to the fair folk, sacred stones that haven't been removed even if a road was supposed to be built over them, or places that don't look all t... [ read more ]

A short guide to the Aran Islands

A short guide to the Aran Islands

Ireland the island is surrounded by scores of other tiny islands, some inhabited and some not, but all of them undeniably beautiful. Some islands are the home of particular traditions and cultural customs which cannot be found on the main island, and which have become representative of the small island communities. Other islands have become known for their historical relics, or the manufacture of precious local goods. The Aran islands, a small archipelago off the coast of County Galway, embo... [ read more ]