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 ]

Top 5 bed and breakfasts in Ireland

Top 5 bed and breakfasts in Ireland

Traveling by day and stopping at quaint bed and breakfasts is a great way of seeing a country, especially one so rich in natural beauty as Ireland. Bed and breakfasts are much less impersonal then hotels, and their air of cozy familiarity is a welcome treat for a weary traveler. B&B are a great place to meet other travelers too, and make new friends among like minded people, which can prove to be a great addition to any vacation. There are hundreds of great bed and breakfasts in Ireland,... [ read more ]

Dublin on a budget

Dublin on a budget

Ireland is often regarded as a rather expensive country, and while there might be some noticeable price differences between Ireland and other countries in Europe, that does by no means mean that you cannot visit Ireland on a budget. Dublin, the Irish capital, is particularly infamous for being tough on the wallet, but as with other destinations, if you choose wisely where you stay and where you shop, you can save quite a lot of money. Having great craic in the Irish capital for little money is n... [ read more ]

A backpacker's guide to Ireland

A backpacker’s guide to Ireland

Ireland's not big on the map, but once you get there it will seem much bigger. The large expanses of open countryside, scenic coasts and the occasional small village, quaint town and lively city are just what the intrepid backpacker needs. One day you could be having a pint in a crowded pub in a hip city, and the next you could be roaming the wilderness of a remote island. The phenomenal thing about Ireland is that you can have an amazing number of different experiences despite the country's sma... [ read more ]