Dublin Travel Tips
Delightful, decadent and totally down-to-earth, Dublin is the rarest of beasts: a capital that puts an equal premium on the joys and benefits of heritage and hedonism. History and culture rise up from the foundations, but what'll put a smile on your face is the city's garrulous sociability and irrepressible humor. Dublin's in a great mood these days, and there's plenty to be happy about.
Note From Viator : On March 17th, Guinness Storehouse will present anybody with the first name Patrick, or indeed any variation of the name, with a special complimentary pass, otherwise known as ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
In a city crammed with celebrated museums, Dublin‘s Chester Beatty Library has maintained its popularity since being voted the Best Irish Museum back in 2000. The historic library harbors a vast ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
This is not something very familiar to people outside Ireland and the UK but they are hugely popular and a sold-out feature every year in the Christmas season: it’s Panto time. Pantomimes are ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
One of the loveliest things about Dublin is its location at the mouth of the River Liffey on Dublin Bay. The city grew from the convenience of the area as a landing place for the Vikings and now ...
Dublin is a city of pubs. It is the place people go to eat, drink, relax, laugh, and for the craic, as they say in Ireland. You’d be hard-pressed to go to Dublin and not end up in at least one pub. ...
Written by Dublin Expert: Rob, Ireland, May 2011
Dublin is known for many things and has many strings to its bow, many feathers to its cap, but surely its history is right up there. For, it's a city with many contours, shades, layers, veneers, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
In 2010 Dublin was named one of UNESCO’s Cities of Literature (of only five) which is hardly surprising given the rich literary scene, both past and present.
Each year in April, the city holds ...
Written by Dublin Expert: Rob, Ireland, April 2011
It's been a long time coming but now it's arrived: Dublin is officially the fourth UNESCO city of literature. It's only right and proper that a city that has punched above its weight should be ...
It’s impossible to visit Dublin without having at least a taste of the country’s national brew – Guinness – but for serious beer lovers, the city has a whole host of places that will broaden your ...
Written by Viator, May 2013
Music in Dublin has a penchant for lively Irish dancing and beer-fuelled pub sing-alongs, so it’s no surprise that Dublin’s music scene makes a popular haunt for music lovers. While music fans will ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
As if Dublin needed an excuse to get out and party; the 2011 Absolut Fringe Festival
is on from September 10-25. That’s sixteen days of over one hundred
performances, music, theatre, comedy, ...
Dublin is a UNESCO City of Literature. There are only a few of them in the world (Dublin, Edinburgh , Melbourne , Reykjavik
and Iowa City) so it’s significant and worth adding into your ...
A few years ago in a place that is the enemy of fitness – a London pub – discussion turned to running a marathon. Another Guinness later and the computer was online and bookings made. I appointed ...
As a UNESCO City of Literature, Dublin has long nurtured its reputation for inspiring writers, playwrights and poets. James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett have all called the Irish capital ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
From riotous pub-crawls to a packed calendar of city festivals, Dublin knows a thing or two about how to throw a party. Vibrant parades, talented buskers and an endless supply of Guinness are on the ...
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