When planning a trip to Ireland Temple Bar in Dublin is usually near the top of the list of places to visit in the capital city. But do you know where to find Temple Bar? Or how the area was named? Martin Harte, CEO of the Temple Bar Company joins me on the Traveling in Ireland Podcast.
It’s safe to say I wear a lot of camping hats.
I’m not talking about the trip planning hat, the meal planning hat, the packing the RV hat, or any other metaphorical hat that comes with organizing a camping trip.
I’m talking about actual hats for camping activities. The last trip we took I looked at the assorted hats my family packed for camping… I think there were at least 8 in the back of our SUV – when we take the RV I’m sure there are more!
While we could, undoubtedly, each make do with a single hat, we have found the best hat for lounging at a pool is not the best hat for hiking. And the
I’m sharing the driving in Ireland tips for tourists to safely navigate Irish roads!
I’ll begin with a few quick facts (like driving on the left), give you a quick primer on Irish roads, and even share a couple of my favorite tools for navigating in Ireland without GPS.
Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, and home to the country’s busiest airport, is an obvious place to begin or end your Ireland vacation. You can even base yourself in the capital city and take some amazing day trips from Dublin!
Today Jody shares her favorite Dublin day trips – no car required!
Wondering why I decided to have my DNA tested? Begin here!
Though it had been a long time since I took a test I recognized the flutters of nervousness as I opened my DNA test kits.
What would I find out?
Did I really want to know?
Am I even Irish????
As I mentioned in my article about why I decided to have my DNA tested, I ordered tests from two companies: AncestryDNA and 23andMe.
Iowa is filled with fun camping opportunities. Lakeside RVing, luxury cabins, and plenty of tent camping sites can be found in state and county parks. But when you’re ready to try something ‘out of the ordinary’ you need to look to Iowa’s privately-owned campgrounds. From one-of-a-kind accommodations to amazing locations, these campsites offer something you won’t find anywhere else!
Have you ever wondered what the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland are?
How about the least popular (or the least crowded?)
And how can this information help you plan your vacation?
Jody tackles all those questions in this episode of the Traveling in Ireland Podcast.
Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, and home to the country’s busiest airport, is an obvious place to begin or end your Ireland vacation. While many tourists choose to rent a car to explore Ireland, it is entirely possible to base yourself in Dublin and enjoy day trips from the capital city- no car required! I can’t think of anyone better than Jody Halsted of Ireland Family Vacations to write this post about the best day trips from Dublin. Let’s see what she recommends!
An Ireland vacation doesn’t have to break your budget! Use these 10 tips to make your Euro go farther and help you save money in Ireland!
Located just south of Interstate 90 as it stretches (seemingly endlessly, at times!) across South Dakota, Badlands National Park is an unexpected contrast to the immense prairie that surrounds it.
Our resources are designed to help you plan your visit to the South Dakota Badlands.
When you begin camping, campfire cooking can feel a bit intimidating. And, for a while, roasting hot dogs, toasting marshmallows, and wrapping the occasional chicken breast in foil is fun. But after a while it gets boring.
That’s when you begin searching the internet for new recipes. But, even then, you find the same recipes repeated on a dozen websites.
And you fall into a rut.
I was in that ‘same-food-every-trip’ rut when I was offered a copy of The Camp & Cabin Cookbook by Laura Bashar.
Camping tips to repel insects abound, but I’ve found the following 4 tricks to work when trying to banish bugs from your campsite.
While it’s unlikely that you will completely banish bugs from your campsite, I’ve found these tricks are the most useful for keeping us comfortable and (mostly) bug free when camping.
With Ireland’s tourism numbers increasing annually it’s understandable that many travelers are looking outside the busy summer months to plan their vacation. In this episode of the podcast I’m sharing Ireland travel tips for off-season vacations plus my advice on taking your children out of school to visit Ireland.
Trying new foods is one of the best (and tastiest!) ways to learn about a culture when traveling. But when traveling with food sensitivities and allergies those tasty bites can turn dangerous. Thankfully it is easy to eat in Ireland with food allergies! In today’s podcast Jody shares her tips on eating in Ireland when you have food allergies.