St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin

Want to be a part of the biggest party in Ireland? You’d better make sure you’re in Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Festival. It’s second only to Munich’s Oktoberfest in terms of beer-based revelry and mass touristic appeal. The festival’s five days of aggressively Irish merrymaking are crammed with all sorts of fun: live concerts, rollicking…

The Best Day Trip from Dublin: Howth, Ireland

By Erica Connolly Seals, cliff divers, Great Danes and hiking are simple ingredients for the best day trip from Dublin. The fishermen began throwing the unwanted catches back into the sea and suddenly there were countless seals fighting for the food, posing for pictures and displaying their playful personalities. I’m an animal-loving lunatic—especially for sea creatures. I…

A Few Good Paths to Wander in Dublin

By Michael Erving I did a lot of wandering in Dublin; partly because I was too broke to afford a car, partly because I enjoy walking, and mostly because I have an appalling sense of direction. It’s arguably my worst fault as a traveler (its biggest competition comes from my innate ability to make an…

Calories Don’t Count on Vacation: 10 Dessert Places to Indulge in Europe

When traveling to Europe, you always hear about the rich culture, historic monuments, and one-of-a-kind experiences; but there is a dessert world in Europe that is just waiting to be tapped. The desserts in Europe are all unique, scrumptious, and you should do everything in your power to try them all. Barcelona If you are…

9 Things to Do and See in Dublin

While not carrying the prestige of other European cities like London or Paris, Dublin is a beautiful city filled with spectacular sights. Any travel plan to Dublin has to include a few, if not all, of these sights to really experience what the city is all about. Whether you want to explore the greenest parts of a city, eat authentic…