Around Ireland in 5 distilleries

The Old Jameson Distillery

This distillery is located in the city of Dublin. The actual production of the whiskey now takes place in Cork, but the site of the original distillery in Dublin has a visitor centre.

Jameson was established in 1780 by John Jameson, a Scottish lawyer from Alloa. By the 19th century, Jameson was one of the largest producers in the world.

Visitors to the centre in Dublin can view an audio visual presentation, followed by a guided tour of the recreated distillery scene.

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The Jameson Experience

The Old Midleton Distillery in Cork can also be visited. There is a distillery trail which takes visitors through the mills, the maltings, the still house, the warehouses and the kilns. There is also an audio visual presentation.

After the tour, visitors can have a drink in the bar or a meal in the restaurant.  [Continue reading]

South Africa on a Budget: Top Free Attractions in Cape Town!

All over the internet, millions of people are looking for that one in a lifetime deal to their deal destination. Due to the global recession, everyone is on a tight budget, from household bills to clothes and food, and taking a holiday is no exception! This has lead holidaymakers to look for the cheapest (or free) attractions going whilst on holiday, and thankfully when it comes to Cape Town, there are literally hundreds of them! From the beautiful shorelines and fantastic scenery to the vibrant nightlife culture, you’ll be surprised at the amount you’re able to do for free in Cape Town, so lets take a look at some of the favourites.

Watch the Full Moon at Lion’s Head

Lion’s Head is one of the most popular places to trek in Cape Town, taking around an hour to walk to the peak of this sandstone-capped hill. Once at the top however, the views of the city are spectacular, especially in the evening as the landscape of city lights dominated the horizon. Watching the sun go down at Lion’s Head is a free attraction like no other, and because so many people head here as the full moon rises, you’ll be able to experience South African culture at it’s finest.

Life is a Beach

Without doubt, the best attraction in Cape Town are the beautiful beaches, and they’re completely free to come and go as you please. There are some hotels and resorts that have their own private beaches, however they’re actually no more special than the long stretches of golden coastline. Furthermore, there are loads of activities to do at the beach too, from water sports catching up on your tan. A wonderful array of bars and clubs look over the beaches too, meaning you can enjoy a cocktail or two as you gaze out onto the ocean, or simply lay back and listen to the music!

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Smart Shopping with Coupons for Hotels

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One of the things that take a huge chunk out of your vacation budget is your accommodation expenses.  You can save a lot on this portion of your vacation budget with coupons for hotels.  These coupons can be found in various travel websites … [Continue reading]

A guide to Madrid

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The city of Madrid is located in the center of Spain. Visitors will be able to explore the city's museums, parks and many cultural attractions. Art In this city visitors will find three famous art museums. The Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia … [Continue reading]

Exploring the Canary Islands

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  By far one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world is the gorgeous archipelago located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa, collectively known as The Canary Islands. There are thirteen peninsulas in all, the largest … [Continue reading]

Visiting the amazing city of light New York a travellers guide!

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Also referred to as 'The Big Apple', New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world. A tour to this city will surely give you a unique experience with its never ending attractions and rich history dating back to the 16 century. To prepare a … [Continue reading]

Visit Limerick City For The 4th July Limerick Festival

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A strong bond exists between America and Ireland, with many Americans proud of their Irish ancestry and vice versa. This strong alliance has never been properly celebrated, until now. The 4th July Limerick Festival takes a monumental day in the … [Continue reading]

Hello, Party Town: Exploring Ottawa’s Festivals

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Ottawa thrives on cosmopolitan culture, but the city’s most enduring traditions live in its dozens of yearly festivals. From award-winning music to cutting-edge art, a world of unmissable celebrations is just a short flight away.   For … [Continue reading]

What comforts make a hotel special

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In the last couple of decades, there has been a tremendous boom in tourism industry all across the world. However, there has been a change in the mindsets. Due to increasing competition, almost every hotel offers good service and basic amenities … [Continue reading]

Traveling Around the World! Know before you go

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It is almost every person's secret wish to be able to travel all over the world. If you are planning one for yourself, there are things that you need to keep in mind. This is mostly applicable if it is your first time to travel to a different … [Continue reading]