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.
Airfare to Ireland begins to fall in September, and by October rates are as low as you will likely see them. The package deals on Ireland winter vacations are often incredible- airfare, car and lodging- for one low price. But why would anyone want to visit Ireland during the “darker half” of the year? Can you really have a fabulous vacation in Ireland when the days are shorter, the nights are longer and the air is chillier?
The short answer? YES!
Year of the Irish Language with Eoin O’Conchúir of Bitesize Irish Gaelic | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 51
2018 is the official year of the Irish Language. Eoin O’Conchúir joins me on the podcast to talk about the Irish language in Ireland and how his course, Bitesize Irish Gaelic, helps people learn Irish.
An RV vacation seems like the perfect trip. What could be better than an epic road trip to an amazing destination, enjoying nature that surrounds you without the need to set up a tent or stock a cabin?
That was exactly the thought that led my husband and I to plan our first RV vacation.
And what led us, after that memory-making RV vacation, to purchase our own motorhome.