The best water parks in Ireland

The best water parks in Ireland

You'll never have to fear being thirsty in Ireland (since a pub is never too far off), and you'll never stay dry too long either, because the weather is notoriously capricious, and because rivers, lakes and seashores are also a pretty common part of the landscape. But the good part is that water is a source of fun in Ireland, when it doesn't come from the sky. The sea and the lakes are fun to visit and splash around in when the weather is warm, while the rest of the time you can do the next ... [ read more ]

The best outdoor activities in Ireland

The best outdoor activities in Ireland

Going to Ireland and spending all your time holed up in a pub is a much better idea than it might sound at first, because this is who you get to hear all the best stories, eat all the best food and meet all the best people. But on the other hand, the heart and soul of Ireland doesn't lie only in its culture ad its people, but also in its nature. Ireland's landscapes are famous: vibrantly green hills, scenic riversides, craggy mountains, stunning cliffs. Whenever the weather allows it, Irelan... [ read more ]

The best pubs on the Irish coast

The best pubs on the Irish coast

With a coastline of almost 1500 kilometers, circling the Emerald Isle would take quite some time, if you want to do it leisurely and properly. And if such a trip tempts you, and you're decided to walk, bike or drive around at least part of Ireland's dramatic coasts, there are two things you don't have to worry about: you'll never get bored of the scenery, and you'll never have to look for to find a nice pub where you can quench your thirst, sometimes even with a view to the ocean. Coastal to... [ 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 ]

The best Irish festivals for watch out for

The best Irish festivals for watch out for

Ireland is the land of craic, and while craic is most often to be had at a night-out in the pub with your mates, there are other occasions where the famous Irish propensity for fun is in deployed. Irish festivals are more often that not a great opportunity for socializing, having a pint in-between festival activities, and of course, to get a glimpse into the cultural life of Ireland. From artistic and music festivals to festivals that are organized just for the fun of it, there are a lot of ... [ 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 stunning places in Ireland

The most stunning places in Ireland

Crack open any guidebook about Ireland, and you'll be flooded with descriptions and images of its countless attractions, both natural and man-made. A touristic map of Ireland is a pincushion of sights and destinations, but the space in between is most of the time worth a look too. There are lots of places in Ireland that don't necessarily have anything in the way of traditional attractions, but they have the ability to capture the attention of passers-by with their simple beauty. So if you j... [ read more ]