A Good New York Experience

Now you mightn’t expect this in New York. I hailed a yellow Cab to take us to a restaurant, sitting in the front seat I accidently hit my leg against the credit card unit and, undetected, my mobile phone slipped out of my pocket. I discovered an hour later that it was lost and by … Read More

Date: June 10, 2015

Filed under: Recommended

Castilla Y Leon – Something Different In Spain

Try something different in Spain with a holiday to Castilla Y Leon in the North West of the country. The region has a great mix of culture and history along with beautiful locally produced food and wines at very affordable prices. Salamanca About a 2 hour drive West of Madrid, passing through beautiful countryside, is … Read More

Date: April 30, 2015

Filed under: Recommended

Anthem Of The Seas Has Arrived

Jackie from Shandon Travel’s cruise team was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship Anthem Of The Seas. Here’s her account of this fantastic new ship. On 20th April 2015 Royal Caribbean hosted a spectacular naming ceremony onboard the world’s most innovative ship, Anthem of the Seas in Southampton. … Read More

Date: April 24, 2015

Filed under: Recommended

How To Adjust To Life In Canada

Congratulations, you’ve just got your Canadian visa! It has been a long and difficult process, but here you are – happy and eager to move. Well, you need to sort a few more tasks at home, buy tickets, organize accommodation, plan good-buy party with friends and family and … Bon voyage!   Now that you … Read More

Date: March 30, 2015

Filed under: Recommended

Belgium – Much more than Brussels

When you think of Belgium as a city break destination, you automatically think of Brussels. With breath-taking medieval cities like Bruges and Ypres, Flanders fields memorial sites and the world’s finest chocolate and beer, Belgium has a lot more to offer than the beautiful, cosmopolitan city of Brussels. The west and east Flanders regions are … Read More

Date: March 18, 2015

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Moving To Australia – Everything you need to know before you make the big move

Moving to another country is always a big decision. Once you have made the decision to go there is plenty to organise, consider and plan for. Here are a few tips from Visafirst. No matter if you are planning to go to Australia as a Working Holiday maker, to work under the business sponsor visa … Read More

Date: March 9, 2015

Filed under: Recommended

Meet Karen, One Of Our Traveller Extraordinaires

TRAVELLING- IT LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS, THEN TURNS YOU INTO A STORYTELLER -Ibn Battuta   Riding on an open bamboo train and watching the magnificent Ankor Wat emerge through the darkness as the dawn breaks in Cambodia, diving The Great barrier reef in Australia, white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi River, close encounters with rhinos and … Read More

Date: October 16, 2014

Filed under: Africa, Asia, Customer Reviews, Oz, NZ & Indian Ocean, Recommended

Not sure how much you should tip when in the USA

  Travelling to America is a fun filled and exciting holiday filled with all the sights, sounds and experiences there is on offer, but if you are like many of us, the whole tipping etiquette can leave you a little unsure.  Do I tip the tour guy, what about the bus driver?  I know I … Read More

Date: April 8, 2014

Filed under: Cruises, Recommended, The Americas

Don’t let extra baggage catch you out this Christmas

  Across all airlines, the amount of baggage you can check in or carry on for your flight varies depending on your itinerary, cabin class and any memberships you may have. Double checking your baggage allowances can save you hundreds of euro in overweight or excess baggage charges on check-in. Airlines, particularly low cost carriers, … Read More

Date: December 23, 2013

Filed under: Europe, Recommended

Springtime in Malaga

Malaga is a familiar name to many Irish Tourist, mostly for its airport as since the 60’s it has been used as the gateway to the Costa resorts like Torremolinos, 15 km east of the capital with its abundance of Beach hotels, Benalmadena with its cosmopolitan Port area and Marbella known as the playground for … Read More

Date: December 4, 2013

Filed under: Customer Reviews, Europe, Recommended

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