A perfect (second) day in Dublin
Date: 14 February, 2020
A perfect (second) day in Dublin
Only in Dublin for a day or two? We've got you covered. Here's (the second) of our top tips for the best way to spend a day in Dublin! So many of you really liked our recent blog last month with suggestions for what to do in Dublin in a day, so much so that we decided it wasn't enough! So, we've put together another perfect day in Dublin for you. You're welcome.
One day in Dublin: the must-dos, from a local!
Date: 10 January, 2020
One day in Dublin: the must-dos, from a local!
So you're coming to Dublin but only have one day to experience the city. Here's the best way to do just that!
Things to do in Dublin when it's raining
Date: 9 December, 2019
Things to do in Dublin when it's raining
Dublin City has a myriad of Victorian parks, Georgian squares, small cobbled streets, a lengthy boardwalk, historical graveyards and the famous Phoenix Park, the largest urban park in Europe; all of which is rendered completely useless when it's raining here, and it rains pretty regularly. While any local will tell you Dublin is the best city in the world when the sun is shining, that may be of little comfort to you should you find yourself at the mercy of a rainy day in Dublin.
How to celebrate Halloween in Dublin & Ireland
Date: 12 October, 2019
How to celebrate Halloween in Dublin & Ireland
Are you bound for Ireland this Halloween? Whether you're spending Halloween in Dublin or around the country, there's a few things you ought to know about how the Irish celebrate Halloween. The holiday actually originated on these shores, and we have plenty of ancient Irish Halloween traditions that we still abide by today. One of our very own Dublin tour guides, Ian, gives you a little introduction to the origins of Halloween, our Halloween traditions in Ireland, as well as some Halloween events and things to do in Dublin this Halloween 2019 - It's the ultimate guide to Halloween in Dublin, so jump in!
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.
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!
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!
Must-Visit Festivals in Dublin in 2019
Date: 11 January, 2019
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.
Hipster guide to Dublin
Date: 22 November, 2018
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!