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Ireland

Ireland

Small in size but big in heart, Ireland is everything you’ve imagined it to be. Friendly locals welcome travelers from near and far and proudly offer up advice on the must-see places in this stunning country with breathtaking scenery, natural wonders, and an ever-changing landscape. From plunging cliffs and expansive pastures to soaring mountains and rugged coastline, there’s Insta-worthy opportunities around every bend. Little villages shrouded in folklore, out-of-the-way quaint towns with charming pubs, and a pulsing, unapologetically eccentric capital ensure an exciting adventure awaits. Stay in an ancient castle or indulge in a spa hotel, dine on fine Irish specialties or snack on crispy fish and chips by the sea.
Ireland

Locations

Dublin

Dublin

This diverse city blends ancient architecture with a youthful soul. Weekend markets fill the cobbled streets in the Temple Bar neighborhood with vendors offering local offerings of farmhouse cheeses and other artisanal delights, while nearby, art and antique enthusiasts can revel in abstract paintings and Georgian furniture, and fashion fiends can shop the chic boutiques lining the medieval streets beneath the city’s castle walls.

Stroll along the River Liffey and track down the National Museum where the nation’s Viking settlement was rewritten based on the discoveries of a two-decades long archaeological dig. The museum also houses an impressive collection from the Stone Age up to the Early Modern period, and artifacts from the Bronze, and even Dark Ages can be viewed here. Get to know the charismatic locals with a visit to one of the one-thousand pubs scattered across the city, where fiddlers fiddle and patrons dig into a hearty lamb-and-Guinness pie and savor the local stout that’s brewed just up the hill.