The best camping destinations in Ireland

The best camping destinations in Ireland

When Irish city life has taken its toll on you and you need some time off to relax in the middle of nature, then there is no better way to catch your breath then going off camping in the countryside. If you decide to just put up your tent wherever you feel like it then there is no shortage of destinations, but if wild camping is too wild for you and you don’t want to miss the comforts of a camping ground, you’ll still have several picks. Camping in Ireland is a grat way to explore the natura... [ 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 ]

The biggest shopping malls in Ireland

The biggest shopping malls in Ireland

Ireland is not generally seen as a shopping destination, but although it is better known for its historical, cultural or natural attractions, shopping enthusiasts will find a lot to occupy their times as well. If you are looking for some good shopping malls where you can find anything from brand fashion shops to souvenirs and restaurants, then you won't have any trouble finding some good ones. For a good shopping session during your holiday, here are the biggest shopping malls in Ireland. Dundr... [ read more ]

Amazing river walks in Ireland

Amazing river walks in Ireland

Take a look at a satellite image of Ireland, and you'll see a patch of green crisscrossed by tendrils of blue, surrounded by seas and oceans. The blue lines, the rivers of Ireland, are quite a few, and where there's a river, there's a walk to be made on its banks. River walks are popular in Ireland, especially along rivers that cut through a town or city, and they offer a welcome respite from the traffic and crowds (not that these are especially bad in Ireland). Several of the major cities i... [ read more ]

The biggest hurling stadiums in Ireland

The biggest hurling stadiums in Ireland

Many countries in the world have a more or less official national sport - in the case of the US, there's American football, ice hockey in Canada or kabaddi in India. These sports are an integral part of the country's culture, and if you really want to know a culture well, then you have to check up on its national sport too. In Ireland, the national sport is hurling, a game that has an ancient Gaelic origin, and whose popularity in Ireland can hardly be surpassed by any other sport. Hurling i... [ read more ]

The most interesting historic cities and towns in Ireland

The most interesting historic cities and towns in Ireland

Ireland has a long history, and lots of historic cities to show for it. Most towns and cities in Ireland are quite old, and you'd be hard pressed to find any inhabited area that doesn't have at least one tiny piece of exciting history behind it. Those who enjoy historical attractions will be able to spend many days and weeks exploring Ireland's villages, towns and cities - whose historical heritage is well preserved and cared for. For the urban historian, here are the most interesting histor... [ read more ]

The best town markets in Ireland

The best town markets in Ireland

One of the greatest charms of Irish towns and villages are the farmer's markets that have been functioning for decades and even centuries. Some of these markets are located in historic areas, and you can easily imagine how they looked like in the long-forgotten past. Markets are an important part of the Irish experience, not only because they are a wonderful opportunity to be part of the day-to-day life of the locals, but also because you get to taste some of the freshest most delicious food... [ read more ]