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Popular Hiking Destinations in Ireland

Popular Hiking Destinations in Ireland

Ireland is one of the more hiking destinations in the world. It is gifted with colorful wildlife, rugged coastline, majestic mountains, and charming villages, not to mention rich history and the Irish hospitality. Its wide range of terrain – from forest tracks and coastal paths to mountain passes – offer hikers from all over the world an experience of a lifetime. Here are some popular hiking areas in Ireland that you should not miss: Aran IslandsLocated in Galway Bay, the Aran Islands are compos…

Top Ten Sites in Dublin

Top Ten Sites in Dublin

Surely, Ireland is one of the best places in Europe. For those who have not yet visited this beautiful place, there are sights that you should definitey not miss. Below is the list of all those great, must-see places.Trinity College and LibraryQueen Elizabeth founded this place way back in 1592. This place, with its awesome architecture, was once an Augustinian priory that fell victim in the dissolution. But today, it dominates the landscape of the city and is one of the oldest buildings in the …

Discover Belfast, Northern Ireland

Discover Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland has had its share of violence that spanned for many years.  However, that dark age has passed and now, Belfast was awarded as the safest city in the United Kingdom.  Belfast has opened its arms to visitors from beyond Ireland and the UK.Named after the Irish phrase that translates to “The Mouth of the River Feirste,” Belfast is the largest city and capital of North Ireland, which in turn is a part of the United Kingdom.  Belfast is located at the mouth of…