As each year winds down Condé Nast Traveller releases its list of the best places to travel for the next year and they shine a light on places that are due their moment in the sun. Curated through nominations by expert contributors, the guide highlights the up-and-coming places to visit for the year ahead with 24 destinations chosen. “Our expert contributors nominate the … [Read more...] about Two Ireland Counties Named to Condé Nast Best Places To Go In 2024
Winding their way around Northern Ireland, a Canadian couple found unspoiled landscapes, historic ruins, beaches, and trails. The Ulster Way, conceived in 1946 by civil servant Wilfrid Capper as a 626-mile circuit connecting a string of youth hostels, has something of a mythical allure. “It’s a fantasy,” one guide noted, largely because a third of it is on connecting roads, … [Read more...] about Northern Hikes, Bikes & Paddles
A Journal of our Trip Through Ireland September 5, 2023: Aer Lingus JFK to Dublin, arriving the morning of the 6th. After an interesting taxi ride, during which the driver clued us in on what to expect: no guns, very safe city, no Union Jack flown anywhere in Ireland, EU (which “takes too much and gives too little”) was creating problems “forcing” Ireland to accept Ukrainians … [Read more...] about September in Ireland
The month of August provides a wealth of wonderful events to enjoy across the island of Ireland from festivals and fairs to top sporting shows. August in Ireland provides visitors the opportunity to take in fairs and festivals that are popular throughout the island. There is music, dancing, horses, fairgrounds, and fireworks, or in other words, something for everyone. Féile … [Read more...] about August in Ireland – Join the Fun
A vacation at any of a number of golf/angling resorts in Ireland can enable the sporting couple to enjoy two favorite daytime activities together – or apart. Some visitors to Ireland are surprised that the meadows really are as green as those pictured in the Birnbaum Guide. Others are surprised that the stout really is fresher than in Boston, New York, or Chicago. As a … [Read more...] about Flyfishing? Golf? Both!