Archive for October, 2015

  • A First Taste of Gaelic Football at 2015 All-Ireland Football Final

    By Expedia on 30th October 2015
    Samuel Jeffery is one of Canada’s best known travel bloggers and vloggers at NomadicSamuel.com, and travels the world with his wife Audrey who is a fellow travel blogger at ThatBackpacker.com.  The couple spent some time travelling around and exploring Ireland this year and we recently teamed up with Samuel to introduce him to Gaelic Football and the biggest sporting date on the […]
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  • The Petanque Experience in the South of France

    By Expedia on 29th October 2015
    We recently sent one of Ireland’s top bloggers, Suzanne Jackson from SoSueMe to the South of France to try out the popular traditional French sport of Pétanque.  Pétanque is a bit similar to boules and is commonly played outdoors.  It is very popular in the South of France with areas like Cannes, Marseille, Nice and Toulon a real stronghold for the […]
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  • Oban and The Scottish Highlands in 5 Steps

    By Expedia on 19th October 2015
    By Nora Menouni from The Art of Exploring Oban is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the West Coast of Scotland. It’s not hard to see why as its panoramic views over the isles and lochs will sweep you right off your feet. Indeed, the town is spread on the hills surrounding the bay, directly facing the Island […]
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  • The Shinty Camanachd Cup Final in Scotland

    By Expedia on 16th October 2015
    We’ve been on a journey so far in 2015 to experience some of the most unique and traditional sporting experiences on offer around Europe.  In September we sent Dublin based travel blogger Nora Menouni from The Art of Exploring to the 2015 Camanachd Cup Final in Oban, Scotland.  Some of you may be aware of Shinty due to it’s similarities […]
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  • All you need to know about Electric Picnic

    By Expedia on 15th October 2015
    It’s difficult to know where to begin trying to describe the Electric Picnic Festival, held in Stradbally, County Laois every September – there’s so much to experience. It’s eclectic, it’s big, it’s busy, it’s noisy, it’s full of humankind of all shapes, ages, dress and relative undress, but it’s also friendly, entertaining and a happy kind of place to be. There […]
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  • A Travel Guide to Exploring Medieval Kilkenny

    By Expedia on 8th October 2015
    By Neil Barnes of Backpacks and Bunkbeds It may technically be the smallest city in Ireland, but Kilkenny is still a big draw when it comes to Irish tourism, and rightly so! While Dublin, Cork or Kerry may be destinations high on your Irish wish list, I implore you not to forget this South Eastern treasure. Located on the banks […]
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  • Spirit of Folk Festival in Meath

    By Expedia on 2nd October 2015
    ‘Park anywhere you want in that field there’ says the welcoming guy at the gate. Dunderry Park in Co. Meath is the venue for the Spirit of Folk festival and I’m instantly charmed by the abundance of trees, gentle traffic and warm welcomes. Storytelling, soul seminars, sound healing and music stages are on the itinerary for the fifth annual festival in […]
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