The best restaurants in Waterford

The best restaurants in Waterford

Restaurants are not a modern invention and they have been around for hundreds of year in the guide of inns and taverns. As the oldest city in Ireland, it's no surprise that Waterford is chock full of restaurants, one more interesting than the other. Waterford might not be the largest city in Ireland, but it has a bustling dining scene that caters to locals as well as to tourists looking for 'authentic' Irish experiences. From smoky and dark traditional pubs where you can taste old time Irish... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Cork

Top 5 things to do in Cork

The Irish countryside and the small villages or towns scattered over it offer many things to do for an enterprising traveler, but still, it's the larger cities that just won't let you be bored for a second, even if you tried. As the second largest city in Ireland, Cork is up on the same level as Dublin when it comes to things to do to keep you busy (although both Dubliners and Corkonians will disagree on this subject). Whether you're a solo traveler, traveling with a group of friends or with... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in Cork City

The best restaurants in Cork City

Cork has always been a bit of a rebel city, and not only when it comes to history. One might say that Cork dances to its own tune, and there's even some good-natured rivalry between Cork and the Irish capital, Dublin. The city has a distinct atmosphere, and a budding cultural and nightlife scene that makes it a great tourist destination for those on the lookout for fun and entertainment. There are countless historical attractions in Cork, and even a short walk around the city will reveal lot... [ read more ]

A short guide to Irish cuisine

A short guide to Irish cuisine

Many might think that there is not big difference between the various cuisines of the British Isles, but they couldn't be more wrong! Sure, there are some similarities with the foods eaten on the other island, but Ireland's cuisine has neither the notoriety of UK cuisine, not its fame - it is virtually an unexplored territory. So what can you expect to snack on while in Ireland? Skip the fast food meals that you can find anywhere, and delve into the flavorful world of Irish foods. So to star... [ read more ]