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 ]

Things to see in County Clare

Things to see in County Clare

County Clare is probably the most touristy county in Ireland, and why shouldn't it be? Co Clare is blessed with some of the most stunning natural sights on the Emerald Isle, and it justly deserves all the attention it gets. Besides the countless attractions, a great thing about Co Clare is that the tourist infrastructure is one of the best in Ireland. Even the smallest village will have good transport connections, several accommodation options, and no shortage of pubs and restaurants where y... [ read more ]

Exploring the Burren

Exploring the Burren

Take a quick look at the Burren, and you'll see a limitless expanse off otherworldly scenery that might as well be a picture of some faraway planet. The Burren is not only one of the most unusual and magnetic places in Ireland, but also one of the most striking landscapes on the planet. This natural karst sheet is one of the largest of its kind in Europe - 250 square kilometers of uninterrupted rocky expanse that seems hostile to any form of life. The Burren is surprisingly rich in vegetatio... [ read more ]

Top 5 scenic drives in Ireland

Top 5 scenic drives in Ireland

Ireland can boast of astounding natural beauties that are much more accessible than you might think at the first glace. Green hills and craggy cliffs are never too far from a road that is just perfect for driving, so naturally, if you like driving, then one of the best sightseeing activities for you is to go on a long drive filled with eye-candy. Getting from one quaint city to another, or exploring the wonders of the Irish countryside is best accomplished if you're behind the wheel. So fill... [ read more ]

Top 5 reasons to visit Ireland

Top 5 reasons to visit Ireland

When someone decides to visit a country, they usually do some research about it to know what to expect, and sometimes even to find out why exactly they should visit it. In the case of Ireland, it's not difficult to come up with reasons why you should visit it as soon as you can. Just think of the amazingly green countryside, the quaint little villages with colorful houses, the bustling towns and cities, amazing nightlife and some mind blowing natural attractions. But if  for some reason you... [ read more ]

Top 5 caves in Ireland

Top 5 caves in Ireland

Ireland is incredibly pretty over the ground. All those green, rolling hills, tiny villages with houses painted in bright colors, craggy coast and some fetching natural wonders make you feel like you've ended up in a JRR Tolkien novel. But beauty is not only skin deep when it comes to the Emerald Island, because what's under the ground is not bad either. There are several caves in Ireland, and the show caves are more than worthy of your attention. If you like caves in general, then it's impo... [ 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 ]