Things to Do

15 Best Places to Visit in Ireland

Ireland is a small country with a huge variety of places to visit. In the East, Dublin and Belfast are modern cities built on deep histories, both within driving distance of some breathtaking scenic views. ...

The stunning Fanad Head Lighthouse

Explore Donegal: Your Ultimate 3-Day Road Trip Itinerary on the Wild Atlantic Way

I have been visiting County Donegal since I was a teenager. My first memories are of visiting friends in Gweedore and the surprise of being able to park a car on Rossnowlagh Beach. Many years ...


Things to Do in Galway – Cellissimo Music Festival (May 2024)

NEWS: A new international cello festival will take place in Galway City and County from 18-26 May 2024. The festival includes masterclasses for students, showcases, performances and international-level concerts across a rich programme of events. ...

A nighttime image of Cork City (courtesy of Unsplash)

Top 10 Things to Do in Cork

Welcome to Cork, Ireland’s second city and – some would argue – Ireland’s real capital city!! Cork blends its maritime heritage with a more contemporary flair. It’s worth seeing Cork City Gaol, eating lunch at ...


Guide to Tullagh Strand & Bay, County Donegal, Ireland

Tullagh Strand is a hidden gem of a beach that encircles the horseshoe-shaped Tullagh Bay on Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland. This is just the place to take a long walk and it will ...


Top 10 Things to Do in Dublin

How do you begin to narrow down a list of things to do in Dublin? It’s a very modern city with overlapping phases of history: Viking, Norman, Christian, English, Irish Independence. When I moved to ...

Screen grab of Board Dublin

Board Dublin – the new non-alcoholic bar in Dublin, Ireland

A bar in Ireland that doesn’t serve alcohol? That’s right. With a growth in numbers of adults who don’t drink alcohol in Ireland, and international visitors to Ireland looking for something different, it was high ...


Oslo Walking Tour in 4 Hours – 5 Iconic Stops in 2024

Oslo, the vibrant capital of Norway, is a city where a chilled urban sophistication meets untouched natural beauty. Positioned strategically between the Oslofjord and forested hills, Oslo serves as a gateway to Norwegian culture, history, ...


Beyond Galway – 5 Must-See Day Trips from Galway

Galway is beautifully positioned as a base for day trips to the Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey and anywhere in the West of Ireland. If you’re already planning an Irish trip, Galway is a great ...


Guide to Visiting Doagh Famine Village, Donegal in 2024

Positioned on the picturesque Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, Doagh Famine Village provides a unique insight into the Irish potato famine, something I felt I knew about to some extent but which I’d never before ...


Things to Do – Athens Street Food Tour

Athens has become quite the hotspot for food experiences, so much so that I struggled to find availability on the best tours during my stay. But I found one of the good ones, a small ...


Things to Do – Trollstigen Norway Viewpoint

Trollstigen, known as the “Troll’s Ladder” or “Troll Path” is a legendary serpentine road in Norway with the most sensational views and a thrilling (or scary) driving experience. Many people think of Trollstigen because of ...

A sweeping view of the Cliffs of Moher with summery pink flowers in the foreground of the picture.

Beyond Dublin – 8 Must-See Day Trips from Dublin

Most people’s introduction to Ireland is a stay in Dublin. Yes, the atmosphere is great, there’s a ton of history and the pubs are packed and have great music. But if you really, really want ...

The Acropolis in Athens at sundown

Should You Visit the Acropolis?

The Acropolis has been present in my mind since I first saw a picture in my primary school history book. It’s been a popular tourist site for a lot longer than even that! But what ...


Guide to the Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

Location & Price Guide to the Basilica Cistern: The Basilica Cistern is a large ancient cistern that lies underneath Istanbul near the grounds of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The entrance to the ‘museum’ ...


Guide to the Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Details Blue Mosque Guide Guide to the Blue Mosque, Istanbul – The Blue Mosque is an important place of faith and architecture at the centre of Istanbul. It was originally known as Sultanahmet Camii, which ...


Things to Do in Ireland – Bike Trip on Inishmore on the Aran Islands

A trip along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is made even richer by time spent exploring one of its most remote settlements. Inishmore is the largest of the three Aran Islands (Inishmore means “big island”) and ...

People getting on to a cruise boat at Doolin

Things to Do in Ireland – Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Visiting the Cliffs of Moher is the most popular excursion on the island of Ireland and the sensational light over the cliffs is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You can go one better: witness the cliffs ...