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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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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Booking a B&B… on Your iPhone!
Jul21

Booking a B&B… on Your iPhone!

Most of us have gotten used to inspecting B&Bs online before we book, but now, we can even do it from our smart phones. B&B Ireland now offers a free app in the iTunes Store that lets you browse and book B&Bs from your iPhone or iPod Touch. I’ve noodled around with it a bit, and I’m happy to say it delivers a clean interface with an abundance of features. All the Features of the Website Firstly, hat’s off...

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10 Things You Need to Know About Money in Ireland
Jul20

10 Things You Need to Know About Money in Ireland

For anyone planning a trip to Ireland, questions about money tend to spring up quite early. What’s currency? Can I use my credit cards? How do I figure out exchange rates? What about tax and tax back? We’ve touched on the topic of money several time, but today I wanted to point you to Michele Erdvig’s Ireland Top 10 Money Tips. As usual, she does a great job of outlining the topic and gives us some excellent advice....

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Ireland Freebies!
Jul01

Ireland Freebies!

We love Freebies! Heritage Ireland and the Office of Public Works is offering free admissions to most of their sites on the first Wednesday of each month for the remainder of 2011. The only places not included are Glenveigh Castle, Co. Donegal and Muckross House, Gardens & Farms, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Tourists who plan on doing a lot of sightseeing in Ireland should think about buying a Heritage Pass. It will save money in...

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Ireland’s Shannon Region Offering Discounts Again this Season
Jun11

Ireland’s Shannon Region Offering Discounts Again this Season

Ireland’s Shannon Region is again offering a 25% discount card this season at participating attractions. The card is easy to use, just print it, present it upon arrival, and get 25% off standard admission through 2011… with no blackout dates. More Info: Shannon Region Discount Card Participating Attractions (PDF) Shannon Region Map  & Guide (PDF) Shannon Region Website Shannon Region on Facebook...

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