The Seven Wonders of Ireland

The Seven Wonders of Ireland

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were the typical tourist attractions of the past, whose cultural importance was immeasurable, and which are talked about even today, when only one of them remains. But many other seven wonders have been created and discovered since then, and of course that Ireland has a set of wonders of its own. A culture, history and landscape as interesting and as rich as Ireland's has well over seven wonders, and it isn't easy to choose only a few of them. However, ... [ 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 ]

Top 5 essential travel experiences in Ireland

Top 5 essential travel experiences in Ireland

Visiting Ireland for the first time is terribly exciting, so exciting that some travelers might wonder where to start exploring this amazing country. Drinking Guinness and admiring the green scenery are probably on the mind of everyone who first steps off the plane on Irish soil, but there is so much more you can do on the Emerald Isles. Wherever you go in Ireland, and however long you stay, there will always be something to keep you busy, whether it's just a walk in the countryside or down ... [ read more ]

Top hotels in Ireland for a holiday splurge

Top hotels in Ireland for a holiday splurge

Ireland might seem like a pleasant countryside paradise where you can stay in scenic holiday inns, affordable bed and breakfasts in a small village surrounded by natural beauty, or a cheap and lively hostel with fellow travelers, but there is another side to the Emerald Isle - that of a luxury paradise! Not all travelers are the same, and while some prefer the rough and rugged authentic experience, others look more for comfort, relaxation and luxury. If all you want for your holiday is to pa... [ read more ]

What to do in Ireland in winter

What to do in Ireland in winter

For many people, traveling in winter to countries where winter involves cold weather, rain or snow can be pretty uncomfortable. Trying to get some sightseeing done when your toes and nose are freezing off or when your shoes are in perpetual danger of being soaked in the slush is not very pleasant. Ireland's winter weather is no wonderland, but that doesn't mean that you can't or shouldn't travel there in winter! Even if you won't be able to run down grassy hills or enjoy a spot of sunlight o... [ 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 ]

The most beautiful national parks in Ireland

The most beautiful national parks in Ireland

It’s no secret that the Irish countryside is very green and very pretty, but maybe not so many people know that much of it has been incorporated into some amazing national parks. National parks in Ireland showcase the best of Irish countryside, with its natural beauties, small villages, lakes and rivers. If you want to take a gander at the green side of the country, visiting one of the most beautiful natural parks is the best place for it. So arm yourself with a pair of good walking boots and ... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights in Connemara

Top 5 sights in Connemara

The northwest region o County Galway is home to a place that many people consider to be the most beautiful in Ireland, and perhaps even beyond. Connemara can only be described as a magical place with a scenery right out of a storybook, with craggy mountains and soft clouds, gentle windswept plains covered in wildflowers and fields marked by painstakingly built stone walls. It's Connemara's sheer natural beauty which makes it such a unique place, but not all of the attractions on the peninsul... [ read more ]

The best hiking adventures in Ireland

The best hiking adventures in Ireland

Hiking is a great substitute for exercise, and it sure beats going to the gym. It's not just a way of making sure that your muscles do a bit of work - actually, the whole point is to do it someplace where you get to see some amazing landscapes, and preferably reach a destination that will make you feel like you've accomplished something. And what better place for this than the Green Island? Ireland has tons of hiking trails that will just take your breath away (and not only because of the ef... [ read more ]