Category: Ireland

Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

For those of you who love to travel but can’t quite figure out if tipping is customary in the city you’re visiting, you’ll definitely appreciate our quick tipping guide. With the help of my fellow Sages, here are some tipping pointers that will make your trip less stressful and confusing. Australia:  Casual dining – Tipping is […]

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Deals on Dublin Lodging

Deals on Dublin Lodging

[ 0 ] December 19, 2013 |

When going anywhere, my lodging priorities are usually lined up like this: location, cleanliness, price. While in Dublin, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that more often than not, many higher-class hotels in the center of town have coupons and deals, so a swanky stay isn’t out of reach. Sometimes hotels can actually be cheaper […]

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Walk Your Way Through History

Walk Your Way Through History

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Looking for the best way to experience a major city in Europe, Middle East and/or the USA? How about taking a walk through history? Sandemans New Europe offers FREE walking tours in 18 different cities. You will spend 1-3 hours walking through one of these cities with enthusiastic guides, passionate about the city they’re representing. […]

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The Neolithic Old Stones of Donore, Ireland

The Neolithic Old Stones of Donore, Ireland

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013 |

No matter where you find yourself on the Emerald Isle, it shouldn’t be too difficult to get to Donore by car or bus. Here, you’ll find three incredible Neolithic structures: Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth, which make up the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site. The structures are mounds of earth in the seemingly-infinite green fields […]

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Deep Pints and Tall Tales in Dublin

Deep Pints and Tall Tales in Dublin

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013 |

You may have a number of whimsical expectations coming into Dublin, from shamrocks and pots of gold to Guinness and drunken debauchery. Don’t forget, though, that Dublin is a city of history and culture, including Trinity College, founded in the 16th century and home to The Book of Kells; Stephen’s Green, one of the nicest […]

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Blood, Guts, and a Cup of Tea in Drogheda, Ireland

Blood, Guts, and a Cup of Tea in Drogheda, Ireland

[ 2 ] November 20, 2013 |

When traveling to Ireland, you may be unfamiliar with cities other than Dublin and Galway. I was the same, but quickly learned that Drogheda is a shining star of the small island nation. The town is about a forty-minute drive north of Dublin, and was historically the largest and most important, often hosting parliament, until […]

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