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Backpacking travel tips

April 17, 2019

Ask the locals for their opinion! If you’re planning a night out ask where the good spots are.

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Finding the right festival

April 3, 2019

If you like good music and a feel good, chilled out festival, Sea Sessions is the one for you. Sea Sessions is the surf and music festival held in the beautiful seaside town of Bundoran in Donegal.

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Wanderlust: Amsterdam

April 3, 2019

Sex shows, sex museums and ‘peep shows’ are all worthwhile attractions for visitors who don’t want to avail of the ‘full’ experience. The peep shows are probably the most accessible, as for just €2, you can watch a live sex show for two minutes.

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Time to travel eco-friendly

April 3, 2019

Ecolodges became popular around this time also. They allow visitors to live completely inside natural environments. The lodges are intended to blend with the landscape around them. The main function is to allow visitors to be in close contact with nature without disturbing it.

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J1 Essentials

March 20, 2019

After my J1 in San Francisco there was a few things that I learned that nobody told me before I left.

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Gap year gains

March 6, 2019

It’s time to start taking advantage of the bank holiday weekends, midterms and reading weeks. A few small breaks spread across the year will allow you to recharge your batteries, over and over again.  

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Skiing in Val Thorens

February 20, 2019

Whether you are lucky enough to get into the bar deck area or if you are just day drinking in the sunshine on the side of the slopes, it is an amazing place for the socialise, dance and drink.

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Wanderlust-Reykjavik

February 20, 2019

Planning on visiting Iceland anytime soon? We take a look at what Iceland capital city has to offer.

Food

A foodie’s guide to Prague

February 6, 2019

Most Czech families have their own secret koláč recipes which have been passed down through the generations and can be found in most bakeries in the city.

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Wanderlust: Lausanne

November 28, 2018

Last call in most of the bars in Lausanne is at 10pm and unlike in Ireland where last call often means that you can stay in the pub for another hour or so, the Swiss don’t tolerate such practices. Bar staff will clear the place out within five minutes and hand you a plastic cup to pour the rest of your pint in.

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Wanderlust in New York

October 31, 2018

Living in Dublin you notice one thing – the city is becoming more and more American. Shane Brennan compares his experiences of visiting New York.

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Wanderlust-J1 in San Fran

October 3, 2018

The experience everyone talks about with fond memories of their sunny summers on the West Coast, from my experience it wasn’t always just as fond as I was told, however, it was still one of the best experiences of my life.

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Romantic Ronda

October 3, 2018

But believe it or not, there’s more to Spain than just Ibiza and Salou. For those looking for something a bit different, Ronda may be perfect.

Travel

Visiting the Big Apple in a New York minute

March 12, 2018

Welcome to New York City- epicentre of the arts, creator of new fashions and engrossed with every genre of restaurant and bar. New York has it all, but visiting (or staying) without some sort of itinerary

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The travel tales – ‘poo-gate’ hostel horror

November 29, 2017

Staying in a hostel can be a great experience. There’s the potential to make friends for life and meet people from all over the world, but there’s always the fear that you could end up staying in a hellhole like Amy Murphy in Koh Samui.

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Tips for travelling Thailand on a budget

November 29, 2017

Thailand is a popular summer holiday destination but can be hard to do on a student budget. Tess O’Connor shares some travel tips from her Thai travels.

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The travel tales – lost luggage

November 28, 2017

Niamh Dunne shares her travel tale of a missing baggage nightmare from a typical Leaving Cert holiday to Santa Ponsa.

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Spotlight on Croatia

November 15, 2017

A Mediterranean paradise surrounded by the azure blue Adriatic Sea and decorated with over a 1000 islands, Méabh Riordan explains why Croatia is the latest Eastern European hotspot.