Dublin is full of activities. It is a giant playground to the intrepid traveller. Pretty much anything you can think of is going on somewhere in the city. That’s why when we heard you could go wakeboarding in the canal, we weren’t even surprised. We went off down to WakeDock in the Grand Canal Dock to try it out for ourselves.
St. Patrick’s weekend is the most vibrant and exciting time to be in Dublin. It is a festival of green as the Irish return to the capital from far and wide to celebrate the day of St. Patrick, The patron saint of Ireland. But its not just the Irish. People flock from all around the globe to the Dublin St. Patrick’s Festival, held over three consecutive days every year. The biggest and best celebration for the saint and on everyone’s bucket list.
It is official. Announced by HostelWorld.com, Isaacs Hostel has been voted Dublin’s favourite hostel. Chosen by visitors from all over the world, Isaacs is THE best hostel in the country’s capital.
Dublin is a sprawling city of much culture and activities. Most of these cost money but there are things that you can do around Dublin for free.
We were invited up to Bundoran in Donegal by our friends at Turf ‘n’ Surf tours. A brilliant surf school and hostel all rolled into one
January is now officially over. The recuperating from the holidays is finally done and it is time to get on with 2014. Lucky for us, Dublin is a hive of activity this February.
This February, the Aviva Stadium in Dublin is host to Scotland and Wales as their teams play Ireland in the RBS 6 Nations Rugby Cup.
Revelries and jollies for all. The Temple Bar Tradfest is in town. The very best of hand clapping, foot stomping, Irish jigging, traditional music right in the centre of Dublin. Visitors come from far and wide for the yearly festival that is spread out over the famous Temple Bar district. With the huge increase of musicians in the city, the Trad is one of the best times to be in Dublin.
Dublin is no stranger to bad weather so (as a home-grown Dubliner) knowing the best places to avoid those pesky wet days is key to living in this city. I’ll let you in on the best ones if you’re nice.
Arriving in a big city can be daunting. Especially when you have limited time. What do you see? What can you go without seeing? What to do in Dublin in one day?