Visit These Top 5 Cities in the Emerald isle

Dublin's Temple Bar

Céad míle fáilte! The Irish saying that means ‘a hundred thousand welcomes’ is something that you’ll hear plenty of times when traveling around Ireland. It’s the unofficial slogan of the Emerald Isle, often considered to be one of the friendliest places on earth and renowned around the world for its iconic symbols: clover leafs, leprechauns, St. Patrick, whiskey and Guinness. Ireland’s ... Read Full Article

Experience Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge in Northern Ireland

Carrick Island

The north coast of Northern Ireland has been blessed with a great many natural features of stunning beauty. One of the most dramatic vehicles to experience that beauty is the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, which is a suspension bridge that spans a 30-metre high chasm above the ocean. The rope bridge is located in the far north of County Antrim, which sounds remote and foreboding, but it’s actually ... Read Full Article

Insider’s Guide to Derry, Northern Ireland

Peadar ODonnels

  As long as there has been an Ireland, there has been a Derry (also known as Londonderry.) And, arguably, no city better exemplifies Ireland’s past, present and future than this anything but sleepy town on the banks of the River Foyle, near the northern tip of the Emerald Isle. Derry is perhaps still best known to the outside world as a flashpoint, where ongoing tensions between ... Read Full Article

Try a National Trust Volunteer Vacation

Garden tools

If you’re looking for something a bit different to do for a holiday, aren’t averse to a bit of work, and want to experience hands on life as part of an historic property, garden or estate, then why not try a working holiday? There are a variety of working holiday opportunities to take part in with various  organizations. One such organization that runs popular working holidays in the UK is the ... Read Full Article

Visit UK Heritage and Historic Sites and Save Money


For overseas visitors on a trip to the UK, visiting heritage and historic sites is often a top priority, but visiting those sites over holidays can be an expensive proposition. Individual ticket prices can really add up, especially if you’re visiting numerous places or have a large family. However, if you know where to go and plan your trip in advance, there are various special Heritage and ... Read Full Article

Ireland’s Magical Giant’s Causeway


It seems impossible that such a tiny island can have so much to offer the traveller and tourist, but everyone heading for Ireland must understand that you can never go just once. If this is your first trip to the Eire, or your sixth, you should make your way north to County Antrim and the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is one of the most beautiful parts of the island and ... Read Full Article