Best Boutique Hostels and Unique Budget Stays Along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way
Aug01

Best Boutique Hostels and Unique Budget Stays Along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

When I suggested we stay in hostels on our Wild Atlantic Way trip, Liam groaned, “I did hostels thirty years ago. I’m waaaaaay beyond the age of traveling like that.” He proceeded to recount tales of waking up to a goat in his room, a bathroom with a clear glass door that didn’t lock, and a blanket covered in creepy-crawlies. I assured him I had vetted the properties on my list and, at the very least, promised clean rooms with no...

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#131 The Ferry, Adventure, and Ireland’s Connection to Liverpool – an Interview with Helen In Wonderlust – AUDIO
Nov14

#131 The Ferry, Adventure, and Ireland’s Connection to Liverpool – an Interview with Helen In Wonderlust – AUDIO

#131 The Ferry, Adventure, and Ireland’s Connection to Liverpool – an Interview with Helen Davies In this episode Corey sits down with blogger Helen Davies to talk about her recent visit the Emerald Isle where they talk about traveling by ferry, taking in a bit of adventure travel, and Ireland’s connection to the city of Liverpool. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. . Photos from Helen’s Trip… Oysters...

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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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Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO
Dec28

Poitín: Irish Moonshine – VIDEO

Irish Moonshine from Richard Bangs on Vimeo. Richard Bangs has a very nice series of Irish segments that are worth a viewing. This one gives us a taste of poitín! It reminds me of this day from our Irish-American Roadtrip… which includes our friend Bit telling us the connection between cowboy music and Irish music… Enjoy this post?If so, join our list of e-newsletter subscribers. You’ll receive our favorite news...

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Artists Eye: Irish Christmas Market
Dec15

Artists Eye: Irish Christmas Market

2011 Continental Christmas Market by Patrick Dinneen www.photoblog.ie Patrick (Pa) Dinneen hails from Cork but lives in Galway. His photos capture many scenes from around Galway and elsewhere. This image was from the 2011 Continental Christmas Market in Galway’s Eire Square. Be sure to visit Patrick’s website where you can see more gorgeous photos from Ireland and purchase cards and prints of his work. . About...

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The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway
Dec14

The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway

The Christmas Market in Eyre Square, Galway from Mark Coughlan on Vimeo. Because it’s Christmastime and I’m feeling a bit homesick for Ireland right now… Here’s the scene in Galway’s Christmas Market in Eyre Square. 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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