A Preview of Belfast’s Newest Titanic Landmark
Mar30

A Preview of Belfast’s Newest Titanic Landmark

The opening of Titanic Belfast tomorrow looks like it will be one of the biggest events in Northern Ireland this year, and Discover Ireland takes us on a sneak peek. You can learn more about the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience at www.titanicbelfast.com. Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news stories on Irish travel and culture delivered to your...

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Lonely Planet Dublin Guide FREE for St Patrick’s Day
Mar15

Lonely Planet Dublin Guide FREE for St Patrick’s Day

Lonely Planet is getting into the St Patrick’s Day spirit by offering a version of their Dublin City Guide for FREE with their Guides, Phrasebooks, and Maps App. The offer runs in the iTunes store until until 11:59 pm PST on March 17. Since we have a really slooooow internet connection today, we didn’t get to download the app to confirm Dublin is in there. If you download, be sure to report back. Visit the iTunes Link Now...

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Raising Intercultural Kids
Jan24

Raising Intercultural Kids

We get a lot of requests for tips for traveling with children… and we’re always happy to offer our suggestions (like a visit to www.irelandwithkids.com). In addition to finding amazing places to take your kids, there are many other ways to prepare your children for experiencing new cultures. Our friends Dr. Jessie Voigts and her daughter Lillie Forteau over at www.wanderingeducators.com have written a nice resource guide...

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#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO
Dec21

#121 Our Certificate of Irish Heritage Interview – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #121 The Certificate of Irish Heritage Karl Elliston answers all our questions about the new Certificate of Irish Heritage. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are availble on iTunes – here’s our link for Techies Show Notes http://www.heritagecertificate.ie/ 00:00 Intro 00:20 Intro: The Devil’s Bit by Theresa Larkin & Noel McQuaid 00:40 Giveaways Michele Erdvig Ireland...

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A Delightful Chat About Ireland’s Ring of Kerry – AUDIO
Nov26

A Delightful Chat About Ireland’s Ring of Kerry – AUDIO

There’s no shortage of information about County Kerry, Ireland, but I couldn’t help feeling enchanted by the place hearing Jessie Voigts talk about Ireland’s most famous corner on The Amateur Traveler Podcast. Gotta admit, Jessie’s giggle is contagious, and she was was quite honest about the Kingdom County’s abundance of tourists while still showcasing its appeal. Yes, it’s got a lot of tourists....

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Taking a Tour of the Elements at Trinity College Dublin
Aug09

Taking a Tour of the Elements at Trinity College Dublin

Dublin’s Trinity College has built its reputation as the home of the Book of Kells and the alma mater of famous folks like Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, various Nobel Laureates, and three Irish Presidents. But not everyone knows about the university’s Science Gallery which currently presents “Elements: The Beauty of Chemistry” through September 23, 2011. Whether you’re heading...

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