Great off the Radar European Towns

By Alex Kallimanis: Experiential travel has become a major buzzword in the industry, despite the fact the idea of immersing yourself in the culture, people and history has existed for centuries. While cities like London, Paris and Amsterdam are wonderful to visit, they’re also extremely touristy capitals. You’ll generally get more value for your money (especially…

What to Expect on St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin!

  On March 17th we celebrated our second St. Patrick’s Day as residents of Dublin. It was a festive day where we took in the annual parade and visited Croke Park to attend the hurling and gaelic football finals of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). We ended our evening in touristy Temple Bar, to watch throngs…

Touring Ireland’s Most Breathtaking Scenery in County Kerry

  The Cliffs of Moher and County Clare are amazing in our book, but when we recently asked an Irish colleague how she ranked it, compared to County Kerry, she said there was no comparison. She firmly stated that County Kerry was the most beautiful county in Ireland, along with the remote northwest county of Donegal. We…

Touring the West Coast of Ireland With Paddywagon Tours

There are quite a few tour companies in Ireland, but Paddywagon has the biggest selection of budget options. With bright green buses, plastered with a giant leprechaun smoking a pipe, they tend to stand out a little more than the rest on the roadways. Among a few slogans, Paddywagon markets themselves as “the most fun…