Gettin' Jiggy with it - TempleBar TradFest
Date: 27 January, 2015
Irish Traditional Music, or ‘trad’ as it is affectionately abbreviated to, is commonplace as an almost essential feature of the quintessential ‘authentic Irish’ pub in Dublin. Trad is a commodity here. Indeed, those of you who have stepped foot in the Temple Bar district of Dublin will no doubt recall a cacophony of musical sounds, diddle-ayes and upbeat rhythms as jigs, reels, hornpipes and polkas are thrashed out of pubs on tin whistles, fiddles, banjos & guitars and meander their way around the hustle and bustle of the cobblestoned streets while amplified voices belt out tourist-fare ballads, the likes of the Irish Rover and Molly Malone.
BudaF*ckingPest: The Ultimate Budapest Party Check List
Date: 13 January, 2015
How many folks have you met on your travels with insane stories of the Budapest party life? I'm betting the majority! With heaps of funky ruin bars, a young, hip international community and a lot of cheap beer, Budapest is one of the most popular cities for backpackers travelling around Europe. They come for the same reason I did, to see what all the fuss was about!
21 Reasons You Need To Visit Dublin In 2015
Date: 6 January, 2015
There are so many reasons why every backpacker should check out Dublin. As Ireland’s capital, it’s cobbled streets and narrow roads are lined with some of the liveliest bars in the world. As small a city as Dublin is, it sure has a lot to offer.