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Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.

Europe's Top Business Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Whether you're ironing out the details of a high stakes merger or need to be connected to all four corners of the globe at once, these top business hotels are equipped to help with your every need.

Europe's Best Attractions & Where To Stay Nearby

Oyster | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

Plus, where you should stay to be near these spots.

Ireland From Coast to Coast in Four Days

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Charles Karel Bouley

I started this trip to Ireland in Dublin, as everyone should. It's cosmopolitan, it's got great hotels, night life, restaurants, world class entertainment; it is their Gotham.

5 Reasons To Love Irish Men

Aisling Carroll | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Aisling Carroll

I have just been hit by the "Irish charm cannons," as my brother coined them. Here are five other reasons to love Irish men:

PHOTOS: Top 10 Irish Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

It was said that when Vikings first arrived in Ireland in the ninth century to plunder and conquer, it wasn't long before they fell victim to the charms of the Irish and were converted into settled, peaceful citizens. If marauding invaders wielding sharpened swords can't defend against the charms of Ireland and its people, what chance do the rest of us have?

How Ireland Started Celebrating Irish Pride

Andy Steves | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Andy Steves

Historically, the first St. Paddy's Day parades started popping up about 250 years ago in NYC and Boston.

The Best Places To Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day

Shermans Travel | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

These five cities have so much more to offer than just rowdy parties.

U2's 30 Year War

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Salvatore Bono

Thirty years later, War still storms in speakers and iPods around the world. It has become a classic record that reminds listeners that even in our darkest hour there is a light of hope.


Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.10.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Of late, my traveling experiences have been strange fruit to me. No longer a search for the next party, or the quick escape from my stressful life, my travels have become adventures.

PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

WATCH: The Most Romantic Twitter Proposal Ever

Posted 12.21.2012 | Weddings

One Irish woman popped the question to her girlfriend in less than 140 characters. On Wednesday, Etain Kidney proposed to her girlfriend, Michelle ...

PHOTOS: 25 Ghastly Places Popular With Travelers

Viator | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel

The smaller islands in the lagoon that served as mass graves during Venice's many bouts with the plague. The one island that never saw disease, hosted an insane asylum that now stands abandoned.

The 10 Most Prosperous Cities

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.25.2012 | Money

The world might want to look to Vienna, Austria to solve all of its problems. In a new report entitled State Of The World Cities 2012/2013, the Un...

WATCH: Conan's Extensive Q&A Session In Ireland

Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien accepted an honorary patronage from Trinity College Dublin’s Philosophical Society over the weekend, and while there, delivered an hou...

5 Fun Things To Do In Dublin

Fathom | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel

:"Gaol" is the old English word for "jail." We took a guided tour through the legendary jail opened in 1796.

PHOTOS: The Best Boutique Hotels In Dublin

Oyster | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel

Dublin charms visitors with its small town feel, Georgian architecture, and hopping pubs.

Irish Isle's Designs on Venetian Isles

John Lee | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
John Lee

Regular as the tides, another cultural acqua alta is washing over Venice now in the form of the Biennale Architetttura 2012.

PHOTOS: Great Overnight Trips From London

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel

Here's a list of our top picks for overnight trips, all less than a two-hour flight from London. Start packing!

A Different Kind Of Cruise Line

George Hobica | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Larry Pimentel has seen a lot of water under the bridge. Literally and figuratively.

Alice Hines

Irish Man Opens Fake Hollister Store In His House | Alice Hines | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business

There's only one real Hollister store in Ireland and that's apparently not enough to satisfy the country's thirst for hoodies. Enter Max Kulczynski...

PHOTOS: 10 Places To Go After You Graduate

Viator | Posted 08.23.2012 | Travel

They call it commencement for a reason.

5 Tips To Make The Most Of Ireland

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel
Natalie Pace

Ireland is suffering economically, so many hotels and restaurants are offering fantastic deals, where your dollar buys substantially more five-star services and amenities than you'll find elsewhere.

Why 'Ulysses' Is Like An Old Friend To A Dubliner

Richard Conway | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home
Richard Conway

'Ulysses' is often seen as a lofty thing, a piece of posturing high modernist literature, one with little relevance to the everyday. Others see it as a book about nothing at all. But these charges couldn't be further from the truth. As a Dubliner abroad, it's like meeting an old friend.

Four Memorable Hotel Stays

George Hobica | Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

As a frequent flyer, I've had my share of both good and bad. Here are some of the good hotel experiences I've encountered over the last 30 years of traveling.