The best Irish villages for winter travel

The best Irish villages for winter travel

Many people like spending Christmas in large cities, where you can go on last minute hunts for presents, take a walk and marvel at the vibrant fairy lights and Christmas decorations, and soak in the Christmas rush. However, the discreet charm of rural winter holidays is not lost of many travelers, and those who want to spend their Christmas in an intimate setting where they can focus on loved ones, friends or themselves will find a welcome respite from the urban jungle in one of the many Iri... [ read more ]

The most beautiful churches in Ireland

The most beautiful churches in Ireland

Religion has long been an important part of Irish cultural identity, and while that doesn't mean that religion is a common small talk topic at the pub, anyone who has traveled to Ireland can see that religious architecture and places with spiritual meaning are quite easy to find wherever you go. Even if you are interested in churches only as far as architecture goes, there are a lot of religious buildings that can catch the eye of the traveler in Ireland. Century old churches in a variety of... [ read more ]

The most amazing castle banquets in Ireland

The most amazing castle banquets in Ireland

Medieval banquets were not exactly models of sanitation and polite table manners, but anyone who has been a medieval feast depicted film or read a description of one in a book couldn't fail to appreciate the grandeur and ceremoniousness of an event like this. Ditch the unhealthy food and add some cutlery, keep the decor and a medieval banquet suddenly doesn't sound that bad. The old rulers and nobility of Ireland have probably partook in many a banquet in their lifetimes, and you can do the ... [ read more ]

The most beautiful walking trails in Ireland

The most beautiful walking trails in Ireland

A country that is as naturally beautiful as Ireland has bound to have some equally amazing walks. It's no wonder that people who like outdoor activities find this country so appealing. The gentle landscape of Ireland, without any impossible altitudes or much too deep valleys allows people to simply walk and admire the landscape without the need of hiking gear oexcessive effort. One of the best ways to see the natural wonders of Ireland, from well known sights to beautiful spots that don't ev... [ read more ]