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Glendalough Monastery

Amidst the ruined village within the glacial valley of County Wicklow, there stands a monastery of remarkable appearance - the Glendalough Monastery. Glendalough, or Gleann Dá Loch in Irish,...

The Rock of Cashel

When I first read of its name, I thought, What am I supposed to see on a rock? Ireland's got castles, caves and mythical hills; so what's with a Rock? But as I looked it up and saw its pictures...

The Pleasures of Hill walking

Hill walking is a very relaxing activity and experience especially when you are visiting Ireland's prime tourist spots. The climate allows you to walk to and fro different routes and mountain...

Boyle Abbey of the Cistercian Order

Boyle Abbey is founded by the Cistercian order, a Roman Catholic religious order which is commonly referred to as the White Monks for the color of their habits. This was their first successful...

Be in love with Connemara National Park

In County Galway, West of Ireland is the home of one of Ireland's national parks - the Connemara National Park. It is one of Ireland's six national parks preserved and supervised by the National...

Go on a Holistic Health Cruise

Instead having to work off the excesses of your vacation, it is possible to go on a cruise vacation and return home feeling more fit and healthy. You can be pampered, receive spa treatments, learn...

Things to do and see in Mayo

County Mayo is a county with an area of 5,398 sq km (2,084 sq mi) located in the western part of Ireland in the province of Connacht surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the northern and western...

Things to do and see in Belfast

In every city, there exists a modern and natural beauty, which is true for the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland. A city and a seaport, Belfast is one of Ireland's major commercial and industrial...

Packing Light for Carefree Travel

For many people, travel is one of the great joys of life. The anticipation of arriving in either a new, unknown location or a much loved and frequently visited destination lifts the spirit and...

Car Rental in Ireland

If one day you'll find yourself waking up wanting to go around and explore the beauty of Ireland, what is the first thing that you should do? Should you pack right away, choose your fabulous...

Trim Castle

Europe - a continent bedecked with splendid landscapes and fortified castles - is one of the best places to explore. If you are up to an adventure, then you better pack your bags and grab your...

Aughnanure Castle

What better way to de-stress than take a tour of one of the beautiful tower houses of Galway? Located near the shores of Lough Corrib, 3.5km from Oughterard off N59 - Oughterard to Galway road,...

Planning travel for the Aged

Old age is the right time to travel, and see the world. Retirees have both time and money at this stage of life. The rat race of the younger days is over. Usually, children are settled by then. One...

Setting Sail Differently: The Allure of Repositioning Cruises

As a seasoned travel aficionado, I often delight in the lesser-known corners of the vacation market, such as the hidden gem of repositioning cruises. This specific type of voyage has been a...

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