Top 5 scenic walks around Cork

Top 5 scenic walks around Cork

Cork is a fun and cosmopolitan city with countless pubs, restaurants and shops, and more cultural and historical attractions that you can possibly visit in one day. But Cork's charm lies not only in these conventional attractions - you can enjoy the city and its environs just as much even if you are not actively seeking out places to visit. One of the best ways to see the best parts of the city as well as in Cork County. If you want to take a break from the city bustle, you can head out to W... [ read more ]

The best traditional pubs in Cork city

The best traditional pubs in Cork city

Cork is the second largest city in Ireland, so after Dublin it's only natural that it has the liveliest and most exciting nightlife. Cork is also a university city, and where there are lots of young people, there are lots of places to drink, dance and listen to music. And since it's Ireland we're talking about, pubs are a pretty important part of nightlife, and often there is more craic to be had in a pub than in a club or a disco. To see how the Irish (both young and old) entertain themselves, ... [ read more ]

The best family travel destinations in Ireland

The best family travel destinations in Ireland

Ireland is a holiday destination that can appeal to any type of tourist. It is a great place to let go and immerse yourself into natural beauty and contemplation, to party until you drop, to get a taste of the country's culture, and last but not least, to have some quality time with your family. Choosing family holiday destinations can be tricky, because you have to find a place where each and every one of your family members can have fun, and finding the common ground between them is no eas... [ read more ]

Top 5 best pubs in Ireland

Top 5 best pubs in Ireland

If you ask anyone in the world what's the most memorable thing about Ireland that they know of, there are good chances that their answer will include Irish pubs (and perhaps shamrock). Pubs in Ireland have a certain feel and a certain atmosphere that are unique, which explains why more and more pubs outside Ireland are trying to emulate the 'Irish pub' feel, with more or less success. Truth is, you'll never find an Irish pub as good as the ones in Ireland, because these pubs don't try to be ... [ read more ]

The most beautiful islands in Ireland

The most beautiful islands in Ireland

Ireland, the emerald isle, is actually more than one isle: in addition to the main island of Ireland, which is shared between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, there are many other satellite islands and islets scattered along Ireland's coastline. Many of these islands hold some of the most significant historical and cultural heritage of the island, and as a general rule, they all have amazing natural sights, even if human settlements are rather scarce. If you want to see what lie... [ read more ]

The best spas in Ireland

The best spas in Ireland

Ireland is one of those countries where you can't help but spend days (and if you have the time, weeks) just traveling from one place to another, seeing as much as you can and hunting down every single attraction you can find. And while Ireland will not bore you for a second, it can make you tired, and one of the best ways to relax your body and your mind is to go to a spa for a few days. There are lots of good spas in Ireland, so choosing the perfect one for you can be a bit difficult, but here... [ read more ]

The best distilleries in Ireland

The best distilleries in Ireland

Guinness is maybe the most emblematic drink in Ireland, but whiskey is not far behind. Irish whiskey is drunk on rocks or in mixes (the famous Bailley's whiskey cream comes to mind), but in any form it is enjoyed by many people in Ireland and abroad. Irish whiskey comes in several types: single malt, single grain or blended, and it is distilled in many places all over the country. If you want to sample Irish whiskey, why not take a tour of the best distilleries in Ireland? As the Irish say, ... [ read more ]