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  • Ireland’s Best Lake and Lough Walks

    Lakes have been helping people for as long as there have been lakes and people The still, calming bodies of water have an immensely therapeutic effect on everyone who beholds them, which might be why lakes have inspired endless reams of poetry and mythology over the centuries. In Ireland, your lake-related needs will be met. […]

  • Ireland’s Best Places for Dog Walking

    People in Ireland love their dogs, and those dogs love their owners right back. Why wouldn’t they? With an enviable amount of forests, hills and fields to explore, Ireland can feel like one big park. Living rooms across the land are peppered and sprayed with dog footprints of sand, mud and more, as humans and […]

  • Ireland’s Best Wild Camping Spots

    At first glance, camping and Ireland might not go hand in hand: The weather (as you might have noticed!) can be cold and unpredictable, leading to a bracing encounter with the elements if you don’t have the right tent or camping gear. However, Ireland is also legendarily scenic, and we have an abundance of camping-friendly […]

  • Storyteller’s Footprints – Irish Mythical Sites

    It makes sense that much of Ireland’s landscape has a colourful story behind it. The land is inspiring and diverse; and it’s always had a disproportionate number of poets, songwriters and storytellers. So, it’s perhaps inevitable that Ireland has produced a rich tradition of folklore that flourishes to this day. And, as you might expect, […]

  • Hidden Gems – Ireland’s Underrated Beaches

    Ireland should be better known for its beaches. Yes, it’s well-established that we don’t enjoy the balmy sunshine of other famous sandy locations, like Spain or the Seychelles. But what we lack in guaranteed sun, we make up for with stunning vistas, unusual landscapes and rich variety (in everything from sand quality to landscapes to […]

  • Best Cork Walks

    The Rebel County covers a lot of ground, taking up nearly a corner of Irish coastline and stretching from the Atlantic to the tip of the Irish Midlands Little surprise, so, that this county has a truly inspiring variety of walks. Cork residents are rightfully proud of their county’s beauty and nature. So, we put […]

  • Ireland’s Best Foodie Walking Tours

    Not that long ago, the phrase “Irish cuisine” was almost an oxymoron: Variety was limited, and long, slow boiling was the key to preparing everything from cabbage to coddle. Cut to 2019 and you’re never far away from a treat for your taste buds. Over the past decade, Irish restaurants and entrepreneurs returned from all […]

  • Ireland’s Best Forest Trails

    Trees are among the greatest natural resources we have. The more we learn about them, the greater our appreciation grows. The Japanese have an expression, shinrin-yoku, which translates to “forest bathing”. It means that because trees fill their environments with beautiful, clean oxygen, we should seek it out, “bathe” in woodlands, and soak up that […]

  • Three Spooky Sites Across Ireland

    The Irish have a special place in their (dark) hearts for Halloween. The country’s history and folklore are filled with legendary ghosts, banshees and worse. Irish writers and filmmakers have also contributed to the art of spooky storytelling, from Neil Jordan’s Company of Wolves to Bram Stoker’s Dracula and everything in between. And ghost stories […]

  • How to Read a Paper Map

    With so many amazing walks and trails for you to explore throughout Ireland, now’s the time to brush up on your map reading skills. When hiking or exploring isolated trails, you can’t rely on Google Maps and GPS, which is why it’s so important to know how to read a paper map. Here are the […]

  • Joyce’s Dublin: Bloomsday

    James Joyce’s love affair with Dublin is well-known. The city is featured throughout his famous works but nowhere more so than Ulysses. Joyce’s greatest literary work follows Leopold Bloom, as he journeys across Dublin on the 16th of June. Each Bloomsday, thousands of fans recreate Bloom’s steps across the city and visit the famous sites […]