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Ireland - Carrickfergus Castle

Towering over the basalt dyke below its foundations, Carrickfergus Castle in County Antrim protrudes into Belfast Lough. Almost entirely surrounded by water, this rocky spur provided an ideal...

Finding Your Hotel Best Rate Guarantee

These days, anyone's vacation can be maximized if he or she manages to get a good discount on amenities and some travel expenses like airfare. As such, the quest for the ideal hotel rate is on, and...

10 Travel Tips for Safe and Healthy International Exploring

Health and safety travel tips cannot and should not be ignored. This is a big world and there is a lot of it to explore. However, when traveling to an unfamiliar country, it is important to be...

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 Magnificent Phoenix Park

This park is situated 3 kilometers to the northwestern portion of Dublin City in Ireland. It is an enclosed urban park considered to be the largest in Europe which covers 712 hectares or 1,760...

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...

The Wonderful Cliffs of Moher

Translated literally as the cliffs of the ruin, the cliffs can be found at County Clare situated at the southwest area of The Burren in the parish of Liscannor. From the cliff, one witnesses...

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...

What not to miss when visiting Ireland

If you really want to relax and leave a chaotic and noisy city life, forget the world and the stressing work loads, then Ireland is your paradise. Any kind of dynamic or even self-indulgent...

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...

Maynooth Castle Ruins

Knights, kings, feudal lords and monarchs - these are only some of the things that make Europe famous; medieval Europe, that is. And in those times of war and conquest, a man of high position...

Things to see and do in Cork

Sprawling greens and emerald fields - County Cork is no doubt a destination for those who want to spend a few peaceful days in a lovely city. Away from the hustle and bustle of urban living, Cork...

Ross Castle and its Medieval Charm

Owned by the O'Donoghue clan, this ancestral house is found at the Lough Lane's edge in Killarney National park of County Kerry. This castle was established during the late 15th century by the then...

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...

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