Author Archives: Marissa

15 Best Things to Do in West Cork Any Time of the Year (2024)

Best Things to Do in West Cork

Regardless of how long your Ireland itinerary is, spending some time in the West Cork region is a must. This area boasts green landscapes, dramatic cliffs, and charming towns and villages with friendly faces. Many people tend to go to larger cities like Dublin or Belfast, but I personally love going to smaller areas. That’s why […]

Ireland in December: Weather, Christmas Events, & Things to Do

Ireland In December

If you’ve ever wanted to travel abroad for the holidays, Ireland is the perfect place to do it. In fact, Ireland in December, albeit cold, is a magical time to visit the country. While it doesn’t often get snow, you’ll love walking around the cities and looking at the holiday lights that hang everywhere. There […]

17 Magical Reasons to Visit Ireland in the Winter

Ireland In Winter

When you think of visiting Ireland, you likely think of warm, sunny days during the summer while you wander around the country. Don’t discount the winter as a time to visit; however, there are plenty of things to do in Ireland in the winter. In fact, there are many advantages to visiting the island during […]

6 Days in Ireland: Castles, Cliffs, and Culture You Can’t Miss

6 days in ireland

Figuring out how long to spend in a country as diverse and captivating as Ireland can be tough. There’s just so much to see, from historic cities like Dublin to the lush countryside in Donegal. However, 6 days in Ireland offers a sweet spot, giving you a chance to explore some of the country’s major […]

17 Fun Things to Do in Dublin in the Winter (2024)

Dublin In Winter

Dublin in summer? Sure, it’s lovely. But Dublin in winter? That’s something special, and I’m speaking from experience here. I went a few years back, and let me tell you, it’s worth bundling up for. I was surprised at how many things to do in Dublin in the winter I was able to find, and […]

17 Festive Things to Do in Dublin at Christmas (2024)

Christmas Dublin Feature

Have you ever thought about celebrating Christmas in Dublin? If not, you might want to start. Picture yourself wandering through streets glowing with twinkling lights, stumbling across cheerful carolers, and finding those holiday markets that make Christmas shopping an actual adventure. Plus, there’s even a Christmas pub crawl—it’s in Dublin, so are you really surprised? […]

How To Celebrate Thanksgiving in Ireland in 2024

Thanksgiving in Ireland

Did you plan a vacation to Ireland and not realize it fell over Thanksgiving week? Or maybe you purposely booked your trip during this time, but now you’re craving a bit of an American Thanksgiving (we all have those holiday foods that we love). Either way, you’re in luck; plenty of places celebrate Thanksgiving in […]

Ireland in November: Weather, What to Pack, & Things to Do (2024)

Ireland In November Feature

When you’re thinking about taking a trip to the Emerald Isle, but hoping to dodge the peak tourist season and the premium prices that come with it, Ireland in November should definitely be on your radar. The summer crowds have long dispersed by then, making it easier to explore its bustling cities and cozy countryside […]

Where to Stay in Dingle: 6 Best Areas & Hotels (2024)

Where to Stay in Dingle

If you’re even thinking about the idea of heading over to the Dingle Peninsula, you’re onto something fantastic! You know that famous Wild Atlantic Way everyone keeps raving about? Yep, Dingle’s right on it, and it’s every bit as amazing as they say. From cute little guesthouses where you might just make a friend for […]

How to Take a Belfast Day Trip From Dublin (2024)

Belfast day trip from Dublin

It’s time to switch up the scene from Dublin and dive into a fresh landscape without straying too far from Ireland’s shores. While Dublin offers its own unique charm, the island of Ireland is a mosaic of cultures and histories. That’s why I recommend heading north to go on a Belfast day trip from Dublin, […]