Travel Blog: travel

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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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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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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Barcelona on a budget

Barcelona is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. The beautiful and historic seaside city is famous for its incredible art and culture, breathtaking architecture, stunning beaches and delicious local food and wine, Barcelona has got everything you could wish for from a city escape.

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Seven places for amazing photos in Barcelona

Beautiful Barcelona, a historic and artistic seaside city, with its many architectural masterpieces, outstanding art and culture, colourful markets, beautiful beach and stunning food will be something of a wonderland for any photographer. Whether you’re a keen professional photographer or an Instagram enthusiast, Barcelona is definitely one of the most visually attractive and best places for capturing perfect travel photos.

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Ten places for Instagram worthy pics in Dublin

Dublin, the compact capital city of the little island of Ireland, is mighty big when it comes to character, creativity, and culture. Literally, every corner you turn in Dublin can reveal another sight, attraction, or unexpected moment worthy of recording, remembering, and sharing  - and that makes it the perfect place for snapping Instagram pics by the bucket-load! Here are just ten places to snap Instagram worthy pics in Dublin, some of which you'll encounter on our free walking tours and others you can easily find on your adventures.

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Five Castles in Prague You Must Visit

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.

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Top five: The Best Pizza places in Barcelona  

The capital of Cataluña, Barcelona, offers the perfect stimulus for the senses – it’s visually captivating architecture and colours enchant the eyes, the sounds of a buzzing atmosphere attests to the zest for life among its inhabitants and celebrated amongst the plethora of attractions, cultural treasures, and sunny climes is the delicious epicurean pleasures which are on offer here; with growing culinary sophistication and variety, Barcelona is most definitely a city of tastes and smells too!

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Discovering Cold War Berlin: Six Places to Visit

One could think that reminiscences of the Cold War era are long gone with the fall of the Berlin Wall, but that’s not the case. If you are interested in this intriguing period of history, Berlin is the place to be. The German capital has preserved and taken care of the sites and stories of the Cold War era so that today we can visit them, learn about the circumstances of the time, and hear about the lives of the victims of the period. Our free walking tour all about the Cold War, just one of our Berlin walking tours, is the best way to explore this topic, but if you are venturing out to discover it by yourself, there are six places that you cannot miss.

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