Europe

  • Playing Pilota in Valencia, Spain

    By Expedia on 9th September 2016
    I recently had the pleasure of travelling to Valencia in Spain to try my hand at a new sport, Pilota.  I watched a few videos before departing from Ireland and was eagerly anticipating getting to grips with the sport.  While researching Pilota, I realised there were a number of versions including team and individual games, with different variations of the […]
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  • 6 Tips For Visiting Oslo On A Budget

    By Expedia on 16th August 2016
    Norway has earned a bit of a reputation as an expensive travel destination, and while it can be pretty affordable to fly to Norway from Ireland, cities like the country’s capital Oslo can often raise the bar when it comes to your travel spend. Despite the famous fjords and wonderful natural beauty that awaits visitors to Norway, this reputation for […]
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  • Experiencing the sport of Bandy in Oslo

    By Expedia on 13th August 2016
    Over the past 12 months we’ve sent bloggers from Ireland, UK and Canada on a sporting adventure as they explore some of the most unique sporting experiences across Europe.  From introducing bloggers to the Gaelic Games of Gaelic Football and Hurling, to Shinty in Scotland and Handball in Berlin, these European sporting breaks have provided great insight into some of the […]
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  • Six of the best places to eat and drink in Malta and Gozo

    By Expedia on 16th March 2016
    By Nadia El Ferdaoussi from TheDailySelf.me. Thinking of foodie havens, Malta isn’t usually the first place to spring to mind. The Maltese islands are already famous for having some of the most clear waters in the world at the Blue Lagoon and becoming the film sets of Gladiator, Troy and Game of Thrones, but not quite as famous as neighbouring […]
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  • 5 Top Tips for Enjoying a City Break in Lisbon

    By Expedia on 12th January 2016
    By Stephanie Lynch from OnTheQT.ie The best piece of advice I have ever received from anyone so far in my life has been… ‘Always say yes to adventure’. Whether the adventure is a road trip for a few hours or to hop on a plane somewhere, say yes. You will become a great storyteller. When the opportunity arouse for me to […]
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  • Why Berlin Needs to be on Your Travel List This Year

    By Expedia on 11th January 2016
    Berlin is a huge city with equally huge offerings. It has strived to become one of the cultural centres of Europe, and its vibrant diversity and history are apparent at every turn. With a myriad of old and new attractions to pick from, a visit to Berlin is sure to please. Get along to Brandenburg Gate Brandenburg gate is one […]
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  • Watching Benfica Futsal Team in Lisbon

    By Expedia on 6th January 2016
    Lisbon is a city with so much to offer for travelers, with stunning architecture spread across steep hillsides, amazing nightlife and a vibrant foodie scene making it an increasingly popular holiday destination for many, whether you’re looking for a short city break, or an extended holiday.  One things that Lisbon offers in abundance is sporting options, with watersports and outdoor activities […]
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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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  • 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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