Author: Martine

Things to do in Dublin if you like live music

Live music in Dublin is just something you expect to experience when coming to Dublin. Laughter, singing, dancing, chatting. It all belongs together… Read on below to find out about the top places to experience live music and it does not necessarily have to be in a pub! Stroll through Grafton Street Already many singers […]

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Backpacking and student travel around Dublin

Dublin is the most visited city of Ireland and probably for some, the only one. It is not always easy to travel on a budget but it’s possible. Here are some tips from us for you on how to keep your wallet in your pocket (mostly): EAT Make a choice between eating and having drinks.. […]

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Explore Dublin like a Local

Like any great city, Dublin attracts lots of tourists throughout the year and has many attractions to keep them occupied. Whilst you may enjoy seeing the odd attraction or two, the savvy traveller knows that there is also something to be said for exploring a city like a local would; heading off the beaten track […]

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How to stay calm during airplane turbulence

Traveling by plane might not be something for everyone. However, a world without planes has become unimaginable nowadays. It has become so easy to be in Europe one day and in New Zealand the other. Distance has lost its importance by the use of planes. Not all people feel comfortable with losing the soil beneath […]

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Why Everyone must visit Dublin cinemas This year

Lighthouse cinema The Lighthouse cinema is an art cinema with four screens, situated in Dublin city. It features both a bar and a car park. This makes it one of the best rated and preferred Dublin cinemas. It’s not about showing basic movies such as Fast and the Furious but about showing independent movies with […]

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10 helpful tips about Dublin hotels

Book as early as possible As you might know, Dublin hotel rates change quite frequently. That’s why you should always try to book as early as possible or to travel off-season. You will save a lot of money in doing so. Bundle your hotel rate with your flight ticket This will allow for lower prices. […]

The Great Irish Bake 2017

Baking is beneficial for your mind and soul since it lets you focus on the present and distracts you from your everyday issues. There is just nothing more healing to your stress than kneading dough or decorating some cupcakes. It also provides and outlet for emotions. If you love baking, you might want to read […]

Dublin events in April

The Ball Festival 2017 This is purely student festival in Dun Laoghaire, just a short DART ride to get there. The event will take place on April 28th at St. Michael’s Pier and tickets are available for sale online. There will be a huge line up with artists such as Bakermat, Gavin James, Waze & […]

8 tips to travel Dublin on a budget

Combine your stay and flight Keep in mind that you get the best rates if you book both, flight and room, together. Websites such as Expedia, Momondo, Lastminute and Travelocity make that possible. Travel off-season Most people travel during school holidays, on weekends or during Spring and Summer time. You should try and save money […]

Easter festivities at O’Callaghan Hotels

Next to St Patrick’s day, Easter is one of the most important holidays of the year. Hotels are posting  about the upcoming events weeks in advance and behind closed doors, there is much preparation is going on for the these special days. Easter at work Back in the days, Easter used to be a holiday reserved mainly for […]