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The Dublin Pass: Is It Worth It?

The Dublin Pass, Ireland’s answer to travelers utilizing other European city’s fast pass option into tourist sites has become a time saver for anyone visiting Dublin for the first time, especially during peak seasons. It saves you both time and money and makes it easy to use at more than 25 visitor attractions, including Dublin’s …

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Don’t Miss These: Game of Thrones Tours Belfast, Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones Tours Belfast Game of Thrones, one of the most popular fantasy television series of all time, is filmed in many stunningly gorgeous locations. Over the course of the show’s seven seasons, Northern Ireland, with its forests, sea cliffs, beaches, caves, and medieval ruins, has provided the backdrop for much of the magic …

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The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe

The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe A trip for Valentines Day? What a way to make some everlasting memories with the man or woman on your side. Here are some ideas for the most romantic Valentines Day destinations in Europe: The Most Romantic City in Europe: Paris by  Honeymoon Always You can’t go without …

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Visit These Top 5 Cities in the Emerald isle

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, …

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In Dublin’s Fair City You’ll find Guinness and Beer Aplenty

Faith and begorrah! Conquering Dublin’s renown Temple Bar pubs just can’t be done. To be sure, it’s not really the sort of place where you should attempt to stagger from bar to bar, slugging back a quick beer at each (although many have tried and failed). It’s more the place where you go to sit …

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Ravenous Traveler: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Great Irish Food

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland is a ravenous traveler marathon. You wake up to the Dropkick Murphy’s “Cadence to Arms” with all its blaring punk rock and bagpipe beauty, then jump straight into the festivities at Dublin’s Saint Patrick’s Day Festival. But before you finish the first Irish carbomb of the day, you may …

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How Would You Like Your Shamrock? Ask the Ravenous Traveler

“How would you like your shamrock,” asked the bartender. It was my first trip to Ireland. I’d ordered a Guinness; I was seventeen; and I had no idea what he was talking about—confused as much by his thick Irish accent as by the question. “How would you like your shamrock,” he asked again. After receiving …

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Sláinte! A Visit to the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Guinness and Ireland are inextricably linked and no visit to Dublin is complete without a tour of the famous brewery on St James’s Gate. Only a twenty minute walk from the city center, this historic factory has been brewing Guinness on the site since 1759; though, the origin of the current building is much more recent. …

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Glendalough Valley in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland

The monastic settlement of the Glendalough Valley in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains is one of the most beautiful and haunting places in Ireland. And, it’s a bit surprising that this isolated area is not far from Dublin, one of Europe’s busiest metropolises. The untouched wilderness of the Glendalough Valley, with its ancient stone buildings, down to earth …

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