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Unlimited Internet Access in Ireland Without the Risk of Extra Fees
Jul26

Unlimited Internet Access in Ireland Without the Risk of Extra Fees

The first time I traveled to Ireland with a smartphone, I set up an international data plan and STILL came home with a $650 phone bill. OUCH! I easily talked my carrier down to around $200, but I will never forget how the first glance at that bill made my stomach swell uncomfortably into my throat. Internet options for travelers to Ireland have improved greatly over the years, but outside of free WiFi in hotels and some businesses, I...

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#153 A Daily Dose of Ireland with Alexa and the Amazon Echo
Jun18

#153 A Daily Dose of Ireland with Alexa and the Amazon Echo

  Here’s an overview of how you can keep up on Irish music, news, weather, books, and travel plans using the Amazon Echo. Audio Version: SHOW NOTES 00:05 Alexa, the Amazon Echo Dot – http://amzn.to/2rtCBtz (affiliate link) 00:10 Shamrock Bot by Rusty Noodle 00:42 Getting an Irish music fix 01:30 Pandora Spotify, TuneIn iHeartRadio 01:37 Accents and languages 01:57 Irish weather 02:20 What time is it? 02:28 Streaming...

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#152 Medications and Your Trip to Ireland – Audio
Jun04

#152 Medications and Your Trip to Ireland – Audio

Whether it’s prescriptions or over-the-counter, you’ll need to know how to pack them, what you can bring, where you can get more, and what to do if you need an emergency...

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#151 Powering Your Electronics in Ireland – Audio
Jun04

#151 Powering Your Electronics in Ireland – Audio

Whether it’s your phone, tablet, laptop, curling iron, or sleep apnea machine, here’s a look at how you can power up all your devices while visiting the Emerald Isle. SHOW NOTES 00:24 Ireland’s wall outlets/sockets are the same as the United Kingdom and therefore do not fit plugs from North America, Australia, or many other countries without an adapter. 00:40 Ireland’s outlets carry 220V compared to 110V in North America. 01:05 Make...

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#150 Introducing Irish Fireside Travel Tip Episodes – Audio
Jun04

#150 Introducing Irish Fireside Travel Tip Episodes – Audio

I’m launching a series of quick, rough and ready podcast episodes that cover specific Irish travel questions. Click the play button below to have a listen to the intro, or peruse what’s been published so far HERE!  ...

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