Author Archives: Laura Barton

Walks in Glendalough

Walks in Glendalough: 9 Scenic Walks, Map & Video Guide

A Guide to the BEST Hikes and Walks in Glendalough Ireland Glendalough is one of Ireland’s picture-perfect locations and home to some of the best walks in Wicklow. On arrival, you will feel as if you have stepped straight out of a postcard and into an ancient fairytale. The glacier valley is tucked away in […]

Walks in Wicklow

Walks in Wicklow: 15+ Beautiful Wicklow Hikes you Need to Try!

Wicklow is known as the garden of Ireland, and if I am being honest it is easy to see why. The entire county is bursting with astonishing beauty, from captivating trailheads to stunning coastal walks, Wicklow really has it all! Today’s guide will walk you through some of the most beautiful walks in Wicklow, from […]

Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

Tips for Traveling to Ireland for the First Time – A Locals Guide

Tips for Traveling to Ireland for the First Time – According to a Local The more I venture around the world, the more questions I am asked about Ireland. Ironic isn’t it? But…If I am being honest, I don’t mind it all too much. In fact, I really love talking about my home country. We […]

Things to do in Connemara - Ireland Staycation

17+ Things to do in Connemara that you don’t want to miss!

17+ Things to do in Connemara that you don’t want to miss! Connemara is arguably one of the most beautiful places along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. It’s a scenic part of the country that boasts views that are sure to take your breath away. It is truly a must on any Ireland Itinerary. There are […]

Free Things to do in Dublin The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

26+ Free Things to do in Dublin: A Local’s Guide

Ok, so there is no denying it. Dublin is possibly one of Europe’s most expensive cities, making it a very difficult place to visit on a Budget. In saying that it is not totally impossible, there are plenty of Free Attractions in Dublin that prevents those planning a trip to Ireland from eating into their […]

4 Days in Budapest St Stephen's Basilica

4 Days in Budapest: Visit all the Must-See Attractions & Hidden Gems

4 Days in Budapest is the perfect amount of time to explore the magic of Hungary’s capital city. When it comes to the top European Cities Budapest has the tendency to slip through the radar due to competing against major tourist destinations such as Paris or Berlin. That, however, does not take away from the […]

Day Trips from Dublin: Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Galway

21+ Best Day Trips from Dublin: A Local’s Guide

21+ Best Day Trips from Dublin: A Local’s Guide Planning a trip to Ireland for the first time can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Especially when your time is limited. It’s common for tourists to stay in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin and not venture further afield. And while there are many things to do […]

The Hellfire Club Walk

The Hellfire Club Walk with the BEST views of Dublin City & A Spooky Past

The Hellfire Club Walk with the BEST views of Dublin City & A Spooky Past The Dublin Mountains are home to some of the best walks in Dublin. It is common for walkers to visit the mountains to experience the scenic setting and catch a birds-eye view of Dublin city. If you are looking to […]

Road Trip Ireland: 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands

Ireland 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands

Ireland 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands Planning a trip to Ireland can be a lengthy task. One that leaves many scratching their head or pulling their hair out. But, lucky for you, I’ve come to your rescue. Hi, I’m Laura, your local guide. It’s my goal to make […]

25+ Things to do in West Cork – A Local’s Guide

Ireland is home to the longest coastal route in the world, the Wild Atlantic Way. For such a small country that is a pretty big record to hold. It’s the reason why millions fly to Ireland each year, all wanting to catch a glimpse of the roaring coastlines, breathtaking cliffs and ancient historic sites. Today, […]