Things to do in Ireland – an alternative guide
Date: 3 September, 2019
Things to do in Ireland – an alternative guide
We’re often asked on our free tours of Dublin, “what’s good to do outside of the city?” and it’s usually followed up with “should we go to the cliffs of Mo-hair?”. Of course, we’re always full of suggestions and recommendations on how to get out and experience real Ireland beyond the capital city, but we thought we’d invite a ‘non-tour-guide’ Dublin local to suggest a few not-so-touristy things to do and see around Ireland. Up stepped Damian, local Dub, diligent waiter, and seeker-out of Ireland’s unconventional attractions.
What's The Story? An Insight into Dublin's Mythology, Fables & Folklore Tour
Date: 30 April, 2019
What's The Story? An Insight into Dublin's Mythology, Fables & Folklore Tour
Mythology, folklore, fables, legends, tales – we’re talking about stories! A typical Dublin greeting when encountering a friend is "what's the story?", it's our way of saying hello. Stories, story-tellers and characters are inherent to our culture and identity and have always played a central role in the Irish narrative – so much so, that we felt an Irish mythology & folklore tour should be an essential part of any visit to the Irish capital; so, we made it happen! Here’s a little insight into what you can expect on our free fables & folklore tour in Dublin.
How to do Beer Spas in Prague for beginners
Date: 19 April, 2019
How to do Beer Spas in Prague for beginners
If you’re a regular pub crawler on your travels, chances are you have a fondness for beer. If you’re visiting Prague, chances are you love beer; but the biggest beer drinkers in the world, the Czechs, don’t just like to drink their delicious brew – they bathe in it too!
Exploring Berlin on a Budget: Free Things to Do
Date: 25 March, 2019
Exploring Berlin on a Budget: Free Things to Do
Berlin is a vibrant and ever-growing metropolis with an equally vibrant history. Due to years of Cold War suppression and restrictions, the city cultivated a unique underground culture that has continued to thrive even after the Berlin Wall came down. Berlin’s dark past and only recent revival make it both a fascinating city with a complex personality and an excellent European destination for the budget traveler. Can’t decide what to do in Berlin? Below is a list of Berlin’s best attractions, things to do, and budget-friendly ways to explore this amazing city on a budget.
A local's guide to Saint Patrick's Day in Dublin
Date: 6 March, 2019
A local's guide to Saint Patrick's Day in Dublin
March has begun, and in Dublin that means two things: One - daffodils start to colour the parks & gardens of the city with dots of yellow, ushering in “a grand stretch in the day” as we wish good riddance to winter, despite having no immediate guarantee of improved weather or climate, and two - saint Patrick’s day and the related festivities are but a couple of weeks away!
Top 6 Strange & Unusual Museums in Europe
Date: 24 February, 2019
Top 6 Strange & Unusual Museums in Europe
You’d be forgiven for conjuring up images of grand buildings full of major artifacts when you hear the word museum; conventional museums are most often dedicated to the kinds of things imbued with ‘real’ cultural’ significance, high-brow art, and objects of scientific or historical significance.
The best things to see in Prague's Malá Strana district
Date: 13 February, 2019
The best things to see in Prague's Malá Strana district
While the Old Town revels in popularity among visitors, the Malá Strana district is a must-visit for any curious traveller to Prague. Directly translating as ‘Lesser quarter’ in English, there certainly isn’t anything ‘lesser’ about the beautiful, sloping Malá Strana district at the foot of Castle Hill. Here are our seven best things to see in Prague’s oldest neighbourhood.
Ten non-touristy things to do in Budapest
Date: 9 February, 2019
Ten non-touristy things to do in Budapest
Sometimes, when we visit a new city or place, we try to imagine what it would be like without other tourists and travellers around. That’s not an easy task, especially in Budapest, when you want to get to the must-see attractions yourself too, so it’s always great to know a few hidden spots and lesser-known things to experience.
The Best Coffee in Dublin
Date: 25 January, 2019
The Best Coffee in Dublin
What do you think is one of the most frequently asked questions us Dublin tour guides are asked each day? “Does everyone here play a musical instrument?” Nope. “What’s the Brexit situation here?” No, again. “Where’s good for coffee?” Bingo!
Six Weekend Destinations From Berlin
Date: 17 January, 2019
Six Weekend Destinations From Berlin
There’s something alluring about seeking out the lesser-known, the hidden gems, experiencing things that often elude the guidebooks and mainstream travel discourse – indeed, it’s this kind of curiosity that inspires our daily free walking tours in Berlin, as we offer authentic insight to the city’s culture, history and character as well as the lesser-known stories and sights; but, beyond the Berlin city map there’s a whole host of places worthy of discovery and exploration that you might not have even thought about visiting when planning your Berlin adventure.