Dublin's Phoenix Park, the largest city park in the world

Dublin’s Phoenix Park, the largest city park in the world

Thew city of Dublin is not the largest capital in Europe, nor the most modern, but it has something that many larger and more glamorous cities lack: it has heart. Dublin is infused with an inimitable charm and a flair for making even the most ordinary walk on the streets seem exciting. The quaint combination of historical places and modern buildings is essential to Dublin's personality, but so are the green spaces where people can feel like being in the middle of nature for a short while. Th... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Top 5 attractions in Waterford

Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland, and one of the country's busiest port, even today. Like most Irish cities, Waterford flourished during the Celtic Tiger, and some parts of the city are sleek and modern. And yet, there are entire chunks of Waterford that feel positively medieval, and not in the negative sense. Waterford has a special charm, something between the rural appeal of small Irish towns, and the historic, almost grand feel of very old and dignified cities. If you want a relax... [ 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 ]

A short guide to Dingle Peninsula

A short guide to Dingle Peninsula

County Kerry has two beautiful peninsulas: Iveragh, to the north, is the larger one, while Dingle is the smallest. The neck of the peninsula is isolated by the impressive Slieve Mish Mountains, and the landscape is wild and picturesque. The coasts are dotted with small island and lined with rugged cliffs, but there are more than enough sandy beaches as well. You can find low hills in the north, rolling and incredibly green hills in the south, but the west is the most astounding part of the penin... [ read more ]