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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Dublin

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Dublin

Dublin, the heart of the Republic of Ireland, is a truly wonderful city to visit. Located on the country's east coast along the River Liffey, the cultural capital is full of historic buildings and landscaped gardens. The lively pub scene is one of the best in the world, and the amount of literary and cultural history here will definitely inspire you. The city has produced some of the world’s best thinkers, as well as the best liquor! From Oscar Wilde to Guinness and Jameson, the locals will show you how to expand your mind during the day and have an enjoyable evening out. As you’ll soon find out, there’s an endless amount of incredible Dublin attractions that will keep you entertained throughout your entire trip. Follow this Dublin travel guide to discover all of the best things to see, do, and eat in the Irish capital. This ultimate travel guide…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Galway

Ultimate Travel Guide to Galway

Galway city is a cultural feast for travellers and the gateway to the west coast of Ireland. This historic city is located along the Wild Atlantic Way, overlooking Galway Bay and within easy reach of iconic natural sights such as the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. Galway is set to be the European Capital of Culture in 2020, and the city is known for its lively artistic and musical scenes, as well as its excellent pubs and restaurants. You can find buskers along the cobblestone streets of the Latin Quarter and live bands every night of the week playing in the ramshackle pubs and taverns. From the city, you can take a boat ride through the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean to the remote and isolated Aran Islands, where traditional Irish culture and language has survived in a way that’s often been lost on the mainland. You can…
Luxury Travel Guide to Galway

Luxury Travel Guide to Galway

Galway is one of Ireland’s best kept secrets, but the secret will soon be out with tourists flocking to discover Ireland’s rugged wild Atlantic coast and the diversity, culture and tradition of Galway city itself, known as the “cultural heart” of Ireland. Galway has plenty to offer in terms of creativity, art and literature and fine cuisine. It hosts plenty of cultural festivals annually, especially in the summertime, the most well-renowned festival being the International Arts Festival held annually in July, which hosts street performances, dance, music and art exhibitions. However, Galway is a vibrant city and you will find music in its streets all year round. The number one draw to Galway is the breathtaking scenery, huddled against the Atlantic coast, surrounded by stunning vistas of rugged mountains, it will make you feel as if you’ve been transported back in time to a time of myth and folklore. Despite…
Where to stay in Cork

Where to stay in Cork

Whether you are coming to Cork to experience the exploding foodie scene, or just passing through County Cork Ireland to kiss the Blarney Stone, it’s worth staying a few days to properly explore all of the great things to do in Cork. From special events like the annual jazz fest to everyday attractions, Ireland’s second-largest city is a great place for tourists. Using our guide to the best places to stay in Cork Ireland, we can help you choose the best location and accommodation for you, whether you are seeking a budget-friendly hostel or more unique places to stay in Cork Ireland.  We will cover off all types of Cork accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Cork hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Cork Ireland, the best Cork hotels, best places in Cork to visit, the best places to stay in Cork, hotels near Cork…
Where to stay in Killarney

Where to stay in Killarney

Killarney is a major stop for anyone embarking on a road trip through southern Ireland. With a strategic location at the crossroads of several major roads, as well as on the doorstep of Killarney National Park, it’s a great place to stop and spend a few days. Whether you stay for a night or a week, our guide to places to stay in Killarney Ireland can help you answer the question “Where should I stay in Killarney?” With a wide range of Killarney hotels for every budget and travel style, you’ll have your hotel reservations in no time.  We will cover off all types of Killarney accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Killarney hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Killarney, the best Killarney hotels, best places in Killarney to visit, the best places to stay in Killarney, hotels near Killarney attractions, Killarney neighborhood guide and many more.…
Luxury Travel Guide to Dublin

Luxury Travel Guide to Dublin

Dublin, known as “the fair city” is the jewel in Ireland’s crown, especially with regards to luxury travel. The city, though a small one, has plenty to offer the more discerning traveller with countless fine-dining restaurants, designer shops, pampering hotels and luxury experiences that will keep any elite traveller happy. The cobbled streets of the city centre exude charm, many literary greats have trodden these well-worn paths including Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker and James Joyce and the city exudes culture and art from every corner, with vibrant street performances and bustling energy of youth, having one of the youngest populations of Europe. The city straddles the Liffey River that leads to Dublin Bay, surrounding the city are dramatic mountains, with its famous Dublin Mountain Way being renowned for epic and breath-taking hikes amongst rugged nature. The city offers everything a city-lover or nature-lover could desire on their holiday. During the…
Where to stay in Galway

Where to stay in Galway

Galway is often referred to as the cultural capital of Ireland and in fact, was named the European Capital of Culture for 2020. It’s a lively city, full of art, music, and festivals that draw visitors from all over the world. For such a vibrant city, Galway is relatively small, so no matter which of the hotels in Galway Ireland that you choose, you will find it easy to get around and see the sights. Using our guide to the best Galway Ireland hotels and neighborhoods, you will be able to easily decide where to stay in Galway Ireland. We will cover off all types of Galway accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Galway hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Galway, the best Galway hotels, best places in Galway to visit, the best places to stay in Galway, hotels near Galway attractions, Galway neighborhood guide and many…
Where to stay in Dublin

Where to stay in Dublin

Ireland is a “gateway” country to international travel for many travelers. Easy to access, affordable accommodations, and English is the official language. No trip to Ireland is complete without a visit to the capital city of Dublin. Many travelers visit Dublin for a few days before setting off to explore Ireland, however there are enough things to do in Dublin to fill a week or more. Dublin is most famous for the Guinness Storehouse, Temple Bar and Trinity College. Dublin only has half a million residents, and is relatively compact, so getting around is easy, no matter where you stay. Whether you have one night or one month, we’ve rounded up the best spots to stay in Dublin, and Dublin hotels for every budget and taste. We will cover off all types of Dublin accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Dublin hotels as well as how to decide where to stay…
DAY TRIPS FROM DUBLIN

Best Day Trips from Dublin

In a country as small as Ireland, it’s pretty easy to get around and see a lot of interesting and unique destinations. Most international flights arrive into Dublin airport, so it’s a convenient place to base yourself for an Ireland vacation. While Dublin itself has a lot to offer, you’ll want to get out and explore the countryside, too. Renting a vehicle will give you the most freedom to explore, but Irish Rail serves many of these towns, as well as group tours that will make all the arrangements for you. We’ve rounded up some of the best day trips from Dublin, to help you plan your Ireland vacation itinerary. Plan your trip to Ireland Need data for your trip to Ireland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want…
Ireland for All Ages

Ireland for All Ages

Ireland is a hugely popular vacation destination for travellers from all over the world. Rolling green hills, quaint villages, scenic drives, historic castles and friendly residents make this an ideal destination, especially for English speakers on their first time abroad! Regardless of your age, travel style, budget or travel experience, there is something for everyone in Ireland. Plan your trip to Ireland Need data for your trip to Ireland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Ireland: 7 days in Ireland Itinerary Things to do in Ireland Top Of The Morning: Discover Ireland This Summer Where to stay in Galway 5 Places Every Foodie Must Visit in Dublin 48 hours…