Sticking to Ireland’s Tourist Trail: 7 Reasons to Keep to the Beaten Path
Apr14

Sticking to Ireland’s Tourist Trail: 7 Reasons to Keep to the Beaten Path

On our podcast, we’re always encouraging listeners to get off the beaten path and “discover” places the tourists miss. Today, I’m changing my tune and telling you why you SHOULD follow the crowd. That’s right, make a bee line for the Ring of Kerry, plant your lips firmly on the Blarney Stone, queue up for the Book of Kells, throw back some mead at a Medieval banquet, jump aboard Dublin’s Viking...

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Cheap Flights… Oh the Price We Pay
Mar22

Cheap Flights… Oh the Price We Pay

Spotted this video last week and loved its commentary on cheap flights between Ireland and the UK. Can you guess which airline most likely inspired the song? This one is for adult eyes and ears only. 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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Michele’s Hot Deals in Ireland 2011
Feb03

Michele’s Hot Deals in Ireland 2011

Save money and get some great deals and offers in Ireland. Give your budget a break; get a discount, special extra or an upgrade by staying in excellent accommodations throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland. All of these offers are from reputable lodgings that I have personally inspected and stayed at. All are reviewed in my book  Ireland Dream Trip. “Your name is magic in Ireland.” Or so I’ve been told. Use my name – Michele Erdvig...

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Plan Your Trip to Ireland in Ten Easy Steps
Jan06

Plan Your Trip to Ireland in Ten Easy Steps

By Michele Erdvig 1. Plan Ahead Whether you will visit Ireland for three days or three weeks your vacation time is limited. You are using your hard-earned cash to see Ireland. Think of each day, hour and minute you are in Ireland as money trickling away through an hourglass. Why spend precious “Ireland time” looking for accommodations, planning routes or deciding on sightseeing? Do it now!  By spending your free time in advance...

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Save 25% on Sites in the Shannon Region
Jul03

Save 25% on Sites in the Shannon Region

I just found this great offer to get 25% Off some amazing sites in the Shannon Region… that’s covers the Counties of Limerick, North Tipperary, Clare and South Offaly. All you have to do is print out this card! There’s a list below of all the sites currently included, but you should check www.shannonregiontourism.com/ 25DiscountCard/#d.en.8347 for the most current information. You can also get more information on...

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Best E-Guidebooks for Ireland Travel
Jun18

Best E-Guidebooks for Ireland Travel

My carry-on just got a whole lot lighter now that I won’t need to carry a single printed book for my trip to the Emerald Isle. Whether you favor the Kindle, Nook, iPad or iPhone, some of the best guidebooks on Irish travel are ready for download. I tested a few publications using… the Kindle for iPhone and discovered a few things in my initiation into the world of digital travel guides. First of all, it takes a while to get used...

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