#124 When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland? – VIDEO
Feb13

#124 When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland? – VIDEO

There are plenty of things to consider to help you choose WHEN you should plan your trip! In this video episode Corey considers a several factors that may influence when you will plan your trip. When people ask: “When is the best time to visit Ireland?” Most of them really just want to know: “When am I least likely to get wet?” So to answer that question, rainfall is a pretty good place to start. RAINFALL Let’s look at rainfall data...

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The Tale of Three Ladies, a Rental Car, and a Pesky Irish Goat
Jan29

The Tale of Three Ladies, a Rental Car, and a Pesky Irish Goat

Here’s a story of an Irish Travel Mishap contributed by Karen Newhouse… My two friends and I had been making yearly trips to see parts of Ireland since I studied there in 2003. In 2009, we were renting a cottage on a family farm on the Finvarra peninsula, County Clare. We used the location as a central point to explore the sites from Limerick to Galway. We soon learned there are unexpected hazards to staying on a working farm. The...

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Six Websites We’re Thankful For
Nov22

Six Websites We’re Thankful For

There’s a tradition in the United States that on the third Thursday of November citizens take a moment to reflect on the things for which they are thankful. It’s a lovely custom that means something different for every family… for some it’s early-morning shopping (or now late-night shopping) or American football or parades or time with family or simply a day to reflect. For us, it’s also a day to look to...

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5 Irish Travel Tips No One Bothered to Tell You… Until Now
Jul05

5 Irish Travel Tips No One Bothered to Tell You… Until Now

Sometimes it’s the little details that set a trip on the right track. Here are five tips experienced travelers know but never learned from guidebooks… You’ll need power for that shower The pump and water heater for Irish showers are often housed in an in-shower device that provides consistent heat and pressure. For safety, the power is often turned on by a cord from the ceiling or a light switch that may be placed...

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#122 Jumping Into Ireland with Michele Erdvig – AUDIO
May20

#122 Jumping Into Ireland with Michele Erdvig – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #122 Getting Ready for the Irish Travel Season with Michele Erdvig – In this edition, Michele Erdvig and Corey Taratuta cover some of the most popular Irish travel news in preparation for the 2012 tourism season. This one is loaded with details of changes at popular attractions, new offerings, and tips to help plan a trip to Ireland. CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON below to listen. Our Podcasts are available...

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Q & A: Ireland Travel Checklist
May15

Q & A: Ireland Travel Checklist

Do you happen to have a countdown/to do list for getting ready for a trip to Ireland? We leave on June 1st. I feel like I should be doing something, but not sure where to start. – Katie Malloy (@Mini_Malloys) via Twitter Katie, no matter how much I plan, I always feel like I’m forgetting something… so I understand how you’re feeling. There’s no one-size-fits-all checklist, but here are the things on my...

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