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Book a Luxury Room in Dublin in a Blink
Aug21

Book a Luxury Room in Dublin in a Blink

Last minute booking applications for your iPhone or mobile device are becoming more and more popular. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try out the Blink App, designed to allow people to book deeply discounted luxury hotel rooms at the last minute. And by last minute, they mean really last minute – for that night only! I downloaded the app and was surprised to be immediately greeted with a countdown timer. You see, the...

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The Secrets to Blending in at an Irish Pub Revealed!
Mar09

The Secrets to Blending in at an Irish Pub Revealed!

When most people come to visit Ireland, they have a long list of places to see and things to do. High on that list is usually a pint of Guinness at a local pub to soak up the local culture. Here are a few tips from visitor-turned-local Emily Westbrooks to keep you from looking like a tourist at the pub – including what to order, wear and avoid. How to Blend in at the Pub >> Emily Westbrooks is a freelance writer from Maine...

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5 Tips for Using Dublin Bikes
Oct30

5 Tips for Using Dublin Bikes

  Emily Westbrooks tells us, “One of the best ways to get around Dublin City Centre is on a Dublin Bike. The rental bikes arrived in Dublin last year, and they’re a huge hit!” Emily gives us five excellent tips for a smooth ride at www.fromchinavillage.com/2011/10/dublin-bikes/ Emily Westbrooks is a freelance writer from Maine who now lives in Dublin. She writes daily about her life and travels on her blog, From...

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