Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’

Top 8 Safest Destinations to travel

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Despite the paranoia caused by terrorist threats around the globe, there are still places that you can visit and feel safe. There are still countries where you can stay for a few days or a few weeks and do not hear of anything about serious crimes and petty offenses. If you are planning for a family vacation, you may want to consider the following places which have the lowest crime rates according to some surveys:


Luxembourg is considered as the safest destination in the globe.  The small country serves home to only 500,000 individuals and somehow explains why it is very easy to keep a good watch. The safest city attributes its near perfect peace and order to its very happy citizens who are very rule-oriented.


Best Attractions In Ireland

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There is rarely a place so beautiful that can be found anywhere, then that of Ireland. From the renowned architecture, to the scenic views of the Irish countryside, it draws people from all over the world, who are looking to experience it for themselves, and anyone who has ever set foot on it’s rolling green hills will tell you that it is worth every penny for the trip, and then some.

But if all of this is not enough to get you to book your trip, you may be interested in knowing about the many of incredible attractions in Ireland that offer great sightseeing, history, culture, and entertainment opportunities. Everyone who has been there will have their own recommendations, and I am no different, so here is a list of my favorite attractions in Ireland, and a few of the reasons I find myself going back again, and again.

Ireland Honeymoon

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Ireland is a wonderful destination for a honeymoon, with its rich, romantic history and stunning, idyllic scenery. Nothing could be more magical than a fairytale get away to one of the majestic Irish castle destinations, such as the Ballynahinch CBallynahinch Castle Hotelastle Hotel in the heart of woodlands in Connemara. This impressive castle has been renovated into an intimate 4 star hotel, and is nestled alongside the famous Ballynahinch River and surrounded by the dramatic Twelve Bens Mountain Range. Better still you could hire your very own castle, such as 15th Century Knappogue Castle near Limerick, which is situated in its own beautiful grounds, and has been meticulously restored to its original neo-gothic style with fine fireplaces, four poster beds and antiques. Knappogue Castle is the perfect destination for a honeymoon if you are planning a medieval themed wedding, as from April through to October medieval banquets with full costumes and entertainments are held in the formal dining rooms for both guests and other visitors to the area.

Things to do in Dublin

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Dublin, the capital of the country of Ireland, could possibly be called the home of writers. This is because the city has in recent times produced world and renown writers, such as Jonathan swift, William Butler Yeats, and James Joycee, are some of the top writers to have come out of the city.


The city is rich in its cultural Irish heritage, more so it houses numerous departmental shops, malls, as well as several cafes, which can be seen in various parts of the city.

But then, a major factor why this city has grown to become a perfect tourist city is that the city harbors some of the best hotels in the world. Hotels such as Dylan hotel, Marine, Brooks, Maldron, are long list of hotels available for visitor’s choice.

Some of these hotels are located very close to malls, which provide easy and quick access for visitors who may want to do some shopping.

7 Wonderful Small European Villages

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Small villages give you a good big picture of the soul of a country. You can appreciate the cobblestoned streets, olive groves, old churches, and the fresh air.

Below we feature some of the most beautiful, small villages you can find when you travel around Europe.

Bolgheri (Italy)

Bolgheri is a small town of 1,000 residents, just 40 miles south of Pisa. A road lined by about 2,500 cypress trees will lead you to the town set around vineyards of the southern portion of Maremma. Make sure you make a stop at the Caffe della Posta and try the redwines of Bolgheri which is said to be competing well with the French Bordeaux.

Check out the Relais Sant ‘Elena where you can have a good night sleep at one of their 15 rooms with canopy beds, relax by the fireplace, and have a blast during a pasta-making crash course.