Galway Latin Quarter

Anyone who’s been to Ireland knows that as amazing as Dublin’s pubs may be, the real craic is in Galway. Sure, I may be biased as Galway was once a place that I called home, but I’m not alone in my thoughts. Even the locals agree that Galway’s craic is top notch, with many of…

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Pint of Guinness- Dublin's Best Pubs

With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner I’m daydreaming of Ireland. While Galway was my home, I have a definite affinity with Dublin. Sure, it’s more touristy, but it’s a hell of a lot of fun. From pouring your own pint in the Guinness Storehouse, to walking down Grafton Street and Stephen’s Green, there’s…

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The Cliffs of Moher, pints of Guinness, myths and legends, and the greenest grass you have ever seen; Ireland is somewhere every traveller should visit at least once in their lifetime. Already on your list but you can’t convince your friends to come with you? Don’t worry about it. Pack your bag, grab your passport,…

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Temple Bar, Dublin

The smell hits me as the door shuts closed behind me. It’s a mix of spilt beer, stale cigarette smoke, and the damp scent of rain. It’s just past 7:30 am but the streets are quiet; the lingering smell of a night out the only reminder that only five hours ago, this same road was…

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Ashford Castle

Picture this: a historic castle located in the woods beside a lake. The front of the castle has a stone bridge, spanning the rushing river below and protected by small towers. Once past the bridge, visitors are greeted by a grand entranceway, guarded on either side by statues of Irish wolfhounds. On the lakeside, there…

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