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7 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Today is the big day. If you’re Irish, claim Irish descendancy or are just looking for a good reason to get drunk, you know what March 17th is. You count down to it. You plan for it. You celebrate it, plan off work for it. And guess what? It’s here. St. Patrick’s Day. What is St. Patrick’s Day, and who is St. Patrick? Saint Patrick’s… Read More

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades In The U.S.

It’s a month away, but like us, you know you’re already thinking about it. You’ve already looked at the calendar, saw St. Patrick’s Day (on March 17th every year, for those of you who aren’t in the know) is on a Saturday, and felt your own inner leprechaun tickle your soul. St. Patrick’s on a Saturday? Start early. Go late. Yeah, you know you’re making… Read More

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Review: The Harding Hotel in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is a vibrant, walkable city, and the best area in which we’ve found to stay surrounds the Temple Bar area in the city center. The Harding Hotel is the perfect Irish hotel – right in the heart of the city and convenient to tourist attractions and local haunts alike. Take advantage of their welcoming and warm accommodations and get to know the heart… Read More

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Review: Cliffs of Moher Day-Trip

Ireland is a beautiful and aptly green landscape of peaceful fields as well as bustling downtowns and classic structures everywhere you look. On our last trip into Dublin, we took a day trip across the country to see the famous Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. As a relatively small group tour, it was a pleasant excursion to the Cliffs of Moher from Dublin… Read More

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An Ode to Dublin

We recently came back to the States from two weeks in three cities abroad- London, Amsterdam and Dublin. While there are travel blogs to chronicle our time in London and Amsterdam, both of which we loved, Dublin stands out for us. In the United States, Ireland comes with a brand of stereotypes that are mostly positive depending on your level of alcohol consumption. The Guinness, the… Read More