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An American in Dublin: 5 surprises in Ireland’s capital

By Nicholas Boonstra / July 8, 2020

It was about this time last year that I was getting ready for my first ever trip to Dublin. As an American with Irish roots, I anticipated that the trip would be unlike anything I had ever experienced. Of course, it was a dream! I even found that the city surprised me in some interesting […]

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Discover EU Travel Pass: A Comprehensive Guide

By Shrinwanti Mistri / July 6, 2020

Are you 18 years old and a citizen of the European Union? Do you love to travel and explore new cultures? Do you want to embark on an “eye-popping experience”? If yes, then the “Discover EU Travel Pass” is undoubtedly going to be your best companion!  What is the Discover EU initiative? Discover EU is […]

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Irish beaches you simply must visit

By Conor Lynch / June 30, 2020

When one thinks about Ireland, a couple of things spring to mind: Guinness, friendly and hospitable people, and a lot of rain. Often overlooked are the hidden gems of Irish beaches that our small island possesses.  Understandably so, seeing as we (if lucky) get, I would say, around a full month of complete sunshine year […]

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10 hidden places in Ireland

By Sean Quigley / June 24, 2020

While many are satisfied with a visit to the capital and surrounding areas, finding your favourite hidden places in Ireland can be as simple as stepping off the beaten track. Here we look at just a few of these hidden gems. Ireland is famous for its friendly locals and the colour green. These might be […]

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Game of Thrones® in Northern Ireland – Itinerary Part 2

By Veronica De Biasio / June 9, 2020

Welcome back! Have you read the first part? If not, let’s take a look here. Game of Thrones® has been known for its many locations and visual effects. The TV show took place in around 25 locations around Northern Ireland and other filming locations, such as, for instance, Canada, Iceland, Malta and Spain. In the […]

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Game of Thrones® in Northern Ireland – Itinerary Part 1

By Veronica De Biasio / June 2, 2020

Last year the worldwide known series Game of Thrones® ended, disappointing some fan and surprising others. The series has been known for its many locations and visual effects. Game of Thrones® took place in around 25 locations around Northern Ireland and other filming locations, such as Canada, Iceland, Malta and Spain. In this article let’s […]

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Wilderness Express: Ireland’s Rivers

By Jacqueline Russe / February 21, 2020

The Emerald Isle is not only known for its old monuments and castles, but also for its beautiful nature. Ireland’s rivers are a stunning example for this. Ireland is a land of many lakes, rivers and mountains shrouded in mythology. Which is not surprising, considering how stunning and ethereal the country’s nature can look in […]

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Monastic Ireland: the history of Ireland’s monastic sites

By Jacqueline Russe / February 7, 2020

This time, we’re taking a look at Ireland’s monastic sites that can be found all over the island, describing the history and the life of the monastic orders of old. The Emerald Isle is well known for its beautiful ruins of old castles and churches. But even more well known are Ireland’s monastic sites that […]

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Monastic Ireland: the history of Ireland’s high crosses

By Jacqueline Russe / January 29, 2020

Ireland is known for its picturesque ruins of old castles and monasteries. But these are not the only relics of a time long past. Let us explore the history of Ireland’s high crosses together. What are high crosses? A high cross, or standing cross as it is sometimes called, is a free-standing cross made of […]

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