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Knowth passage tombs in Bru na Boinne, Ireland

Newgrange and Knowth: Ireland Ruins Worth Seeing

Newgrange and Knowth are two of the main archeology sites in Bru na Boinne, or the Boyne Valley, in Ireland. This valley is located 25 miles (or 40 km) from the airport in Dublin,...
The Bru na Boinne landscape and the Boyne River

Bru na Boinne: Total Guide for Ireland Travelers

One of the best things to do near Dublin is to visit the archeology sites of Bru na Boinne (aka the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage site). When my family recently flew to Ireland...
Dublin airport security and customs opener

Dublin Airport: Tips for Fellow American Travelers

When my family and I flew from Dublin, Ireland, to Atlanta, Georgia, in June 2017, I was really impressed by the high Dublin airport security and the thorough Customs check. In fact, I'd say...
Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa

Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa Review

If you’re looking to spoil yourself with a luxurious dose of Irish country manor house, the five-star Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is the place to be. Located in Wicklow County, it’s an easy...
Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel, Ireland: Travel Tips, Hotels, B&Bs

The Rock of Cashel — or Carraig Phádraig — is one of Ireland’s top attractions. Located beside Cashel town, in County Tipperary on a walled plateau, it also goes by the names of Cashel of...
Castle Kilkenny

Kilkenny Ireland: Guide for Fellow Travelers

When my family headed to Kilkenny Ireland, in June 2017, I was so excited because I'd heard it's a great town. We were coming from our visit to the Bru na Boinne archeology sites and...
Adare the Ireland town

18 Beautiful Ireland Towns and Irish Villages

Ireland towns and villages include sandy beaches, archeological sites, hilly streets, and Irish castles dating back centuries. One thing they all have in common is a slew of friendly pubs where weary travelers can...