#154 Using Your Smartphone and Tablet in Ireland – Audio
Feb16

#154 Using Your Smartphone and Tablet in Ireland – Audio

We’ve gotten used to carrying the internet in our pocket, but when it comes to mobile phones and tablets abroad, there are few things every traveler should know to avoid expensive bills or unusable connections. In this episode, you’ll get the tips to get online during your trip to Ireland. Press the play button to listen to this episode… READ my review of TravelWifi: www.IrishFireside.com/wifi. Show Notes 01:00  Use...

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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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#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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Digging Up Dublin’s Wonderful Secrets with Pól Ó Conghaile
Mar16

Digging Up Dublin’s Wonderful Secrets with Pól Ó Conghaile

On my first visit to Dublin, I learned everything I needed to know about the city on the Hop On/Off bus. Yep… St Patrick’s Cathedral, Jameson Whiskey, Trinity College, government buildings, a lap around the zoo, and Guinness… add a stroll down Grafton Street to see the street buskers, and my checklist exceeded my expectations. Plus, the charming bus driver left me well-versed in the nicknames for Dublin public art...

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#125 Your Smartphone in Ireland and the Best Apps for Irish Travel – VIDEO & AUDIO VERSIONS
Apr01
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15 Websites to Help You Plan Your Trip to Ireland
Dec25

15 Websites to Help You Plan Your Trip to Ireland

You’re going to Ireland, and now you find yourself addicted to the Internet’s all-you-can-eat buffet of Irish travel info. If you’re like most Irish Firesiders, you’re probably spending most of your internet time gobbling up every possible tidbit of info about the Emerald Isle. However, you probably have to worry about things like food, shelter, and a boss who doesn’t include your Irish research on your...

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