Built in 1228 by the de Burgo family, just 45 minutes from the city of Galway, Ashford Castle was their main stronghold in Ireland. It passed through several hands over the next centuries, including Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, part of the family who created the famous beer of the same name.Continue reading
For many cruise lovers, the destinations ships sail to are just part of the fun of a cruise vacation. Cruise ships are packed with activities, performances and foodie experiences to keep everyone happy. Carnival Cruise Line is a great choice for those who are looking for an amazing value and lots of diverse activities. Check out these 5 free things to do on a Carnival cruise.Continue reading
Ireland has lots of offer travelers, with its rich history, natural beauty, and delicious brews. It is also full of activity when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day and the place to celebrate. So leave the potato jokes, leprechaun costumes, and pinching of those not wearing green at home in the US and revel like the Irish instead. Here is a handy guide to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like the locals.Continue reading
Alaska is the Last Frontier and has become a popular destination to view not only amazing landscapes but also to see unique wildlife. Like Africa’s Big 5, Alaska has their own Big 5 animals that roam the landscape. The best place to see all of these amazing creatures is in Denali National Park while hiking or on a tour. Read on to find out how to spot all of the Big 5 animals in Alaska on your next vacation.
Alaska with Holland America is a magical experience full of awe-inspiring sights, landscapes, and wildlife. With many different itineraries to choose from, Holland America offers the unique experience of sailing through Glacier Bay National Park. Few places can match the natural beauty and jaw-dropping wonders of the glaciers in this area of Alaska. Here are some tips to make the most out of your experience cruising Glacier Bay with Holland America.Continue reading