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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Things you should know about Czech beer

The average Czech drinks about 156.9 litres of beer per year, which makes it the world’s top beer drinking country. In fact, more beer is consumed there than water. Want to know what’s interesting about it, the different types and where to find the best quality beers? Keep reading!

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Must-Visit Festivals in Dublin in 2019

With more creative talent per square inch than any other capital, and an unrivaled love of craic and fun the world over, there’s no place like Dublin for festivals. From music and theatre, literature and film, to history and culture, there’s a festival in Dublin for everyone. Here’s our top picks for the best annual festivals in Dublin in 2019.

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Pub crawls: A great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Europe

With thousands of bars and clubs hosting exclusive and expensive events in every capital city of Europe, it is difficult to find cool and affordable parties to celebrate the New Year.

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Hipster guide to Dublin

Dublin, with its vibrant art and music scene, quality coffee and food offerings, variety of vintage shops and markets, cool and unique bars, clubs and breweries and, of course, growing density of septum piercings, fixie bikes, and well-groomed mustaches, has become something of a hipster’s paradise!

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