Author: Martine

Plan your trip to the Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival 2017

The upcoming Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival 2017 offers lots of opportunities for film fans and music enthusiasts alike to indulge their love of cinema and music with a three-day celebration of both. This annual celebration of cinema makes a great starting point if you’re looking of something fun to do during your […]

The Best Souvenir Shops In Dublin: A List Of The Best Places To Buy Mementos In Dublin

So you’ve spent time in Dublin for business or pleasure, and now the most important thing is buying gifts for your family and friends. It can be hard knowing what to get them that isn’t too stereotypical, but still represents Ireland. Your best bet is to get something Irish-made, that says Dublin without screaming Ireland, […]

Tips If You’re Flying Solo In Dublin: A Guide To Dublin For Those Travelling By Themselves, With Suggested Events And Attractions

People often say that Ireland is one of the friendliest places in the world; not a bad reputation for a country to have. It means that travellers can expect a warm welcome when they step onto the cobbles of Dublin’s fair city. There’s so much to do here that you’ll never feel lonely or bored! […]

Picnic Spots In Dublin: A List Of The Best Spots In Dublin For A Picnic

Ireland is often mischaracterised as being grey and rainy all the time, but that isn’t true. The weather can be lovely in the spring and summer, and when that happens travellers need to have a game plan to enjoy the sun. Booking into one of the hotels near Merrion Square is a good idea because […]

An Artist’s Guide To Dublin: A List Of Places And Attractions For Artists And Art Lovers

Artists have always flourished in Dublin. The National Gallery of Ireland has been based here since the 1800s, and is still going strong. You’re closer than you think to great art in this astonishing city. Book of Kells The Book of Kells may be one of Ireland’s most important historical artefacts. A beautiful illustrated manuscript […]

Dublin’s Best Antique Shops: A List Of The Best Shops In Dublin That Deal In Antiques

No need to go to Portobello Road in London; Dublin’s antiques dealers on Francis Street banded together to create the Antiques Quarter in 2003. With shops that are typically family-owned or run by one knowledgeable dealer with their own specific antique passion, Francis Street is a great destination for the antique lover in Dublin. Now, […]

A Guide To Drumcondra: A List Of Things To Do And See In And Around The Drumcondra Area

Ignore those tourist guides who tell you to stick to one side of the River Liffey throughout your stay in Dublin. They know nothing about the expanse of this fair city, from its sporting heroes to the fact that James Joyce, the famous writer, credited Drumcondra for the language in his novels. No matter if […]

What to do with kids in Annapolis, Maryland

Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake This April, the first sailing boat of 2017 left the harbour of Annapolis again and the kids were exhausted from having too much fun! If you’re planning on something special for your kiddos, this is it! Book your tickets ahead and let them sail, or sail with them, into the […]

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