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!
- On 11 January, 2019
budget, Culture, drinks, Dublin, Free, fun, Ireland, local, Things to do, tourism, travel
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.
- On 28 August, 2018
budget, cheap, city, Free, free tour, fun, Prague, prague guide, tourism, travel, walking tour
Are you enchanted by ancient castles? Have you always wanted to ramble the elegant halls and massive walls of royal buildings? Then you must visit the Czech Republic, home to more than two thousand castles, chateaus, and villas. The capital city, Prague, and the surrounding area offer some of the most exquisite of these, and some of the finest architecture you will see in Europe. Of course, our free walking tour of Prague Castle is the best way to explore this particular jewel of the capital, but there are more castles in Prague worthy of your visit too. It wasn’t easy, but we’ve picked five castles in Prague (well, one is just outside of) that any self-respecting castle-fanatic must see.
The capital's most valuable cultural export is tourism and it has enjoyed a notable surge in 2015. Indeed indications are that this year was the best so far for overseas visitor numbers to Ireland (a marked improvement to numbers during the global recession) while Dublin city centre has been accused of a shortfall in the number of visitor beds relative to demand - a trend which will no doubt see some kind of price increase by accommodation providers in 2016. Here are 6 reasons you need to visit Dublin 2016: