Tag:Galway

11 Incredible Castles in Galway Worth Visiting

There are over 200 historic castles in Galway.  They range from fortified tower houses and abandoned ivy-clad relics to lavish Irish castle hotels offering luxury...

Airbnb Galway Guide: 11 Unique Airbnbs In Galway Worth Checking Out

If you're in search of a unique Airbnb Galway, European Capital of Culture 2020, has plenty! From houseboats in Galway City to beach houses out...

11 Best Things To Do in Connemara (Hikes, Castles, Scenic Spins + More)

If you're in search of incredible places to visit and things to do in Connemara in Galway, you've landed in the right place. This magnificent...

11 Incredible Castles Near Galway City Worth Exploring in 2020

If you're in search of castles near Galway City, you've landed in the right place. Galway City is the European Capital of Culture for 2020,...

Galway Christmas Markets 2020: Yep, They’re Back (Everything We Know So Far)

It's been confirmed - the Galway Christmas markets are going ahead in 2020. Arguably one of the most popular Christmas markets in Ireland, the Christmas...

11 Of The Best Restaurants In Galway: A Guide To The Tastiest Eats In The City Of Tribes

There's no end to the number of great restaurants in Galway. The 'City of Tribes' has always been a great place to grab a pint...

You And 3 Mates Can Rent A Castle In Galway For A Friday In July For Just €73 P/P

If you've ever had a nosey in the where to stay section of this site, you'll know that we're fond of unique accommodation. The funkier...

You + 6 Friends Can Stay In This Fancy Beachside Cottage In Galway For €200 P/P

The best Airbnbs in Ireland, in my opinion, are ones that are a little bit different. The quirkier the better. If you've read our guide...

41 Best Things To Do In Galway In 2020 (Hidden Gems And Tourist Favourites)

There's an almost endless number of things to do in Galway with family, friends, and as a solo traveller. From lazy Saturdays spent floating about...

Dún Aonghasa: A Cliff-Side Fort In Galway That Looks Like Something From Another World

The chances are that you'll have come across pictures of Dún Aonghasa fort at one point or another. The cliff-side fort on Inis Mór in...

Unique Ireland: Welcome To The Serpents Lair On Inis Mór (AKA ‘The Wormhole’)

A couple of months back we started a bit of a mini-series that shines the spotlight on some of Ireland's hidden gems. Over the last...

The Aran Islands Road Trip: 3 Days, 3 Islands, Dolphins, Cosy Pubs, Incredible Cliffs + More

The mighty Aran Islands provide the perfect dollop of adventure for those looking to venture a little off-the-beaten-track. Emphasis on 'a little'- the Aran Islands are...

9 Of The Best Pubs in Galway City Where You Can Enjoy A Pint Or 5 (2020 Update)

So, in early 2019 I popped out a post on Instagram asking the Irish Road Trip community what they thought were the best pubs...

The Galway B&B Guide: 7 B&Bs You’ll Love (And That Won’t Break The Bank)

I've been asked to write a Galway Bed and Breakfast (B&B) guide by a handful of people over the years, but for one reason...

Kylemore Abbey, Ireland: The Tragic Tale Behind Ireland’s Iconic Kylemore Castle

The chances are, you'll have been to, or at least heard of, the magnificent Kylemore Abbey in Connemara. Kylemore Abbey (yes, 'Kylemore' - not 'Kilmore...

48 Hours In Galway: A 2-Day Itinerary For A Deadly Weekend In Galway

If you're planning a weekend in Galway, then the guide below is just for you. You'll find a full 2-day itinerary that's packed with things...

6 Best Hostels In Galway, Ireland: Cheap + Central Hostels For Solo Travellers + Groups

I've slept in a lot of different hostels in Galway over the years. Some have been great. And others have been absolutely sh*te. In this...

Aran Islands Glamping: You + 6 Mates Can Spend A Night By The Sea For €22.50 Per Night

If you're heading west any time soon and are in search of a very unique place to stay (that's ridiculously good value) then Aran...

This Swanky Airbnb By The Coast In Galway Treats Guests To Insane Sea Views (It’s Pricey)

I spend a couple of hours each week flicking through Airbnb, trying to uncover unique places to stay. You'll find many of Ireland's most unique...

Diamond Hill Connemara: A Hike That’ll Treat You To One Of The Best Views In The West

If you're wondering what to do in Galway that'll take you away from the crowds and deliver a proper knock-you-on-your-arse experience, then you need...

You Can Rent A Luxury Penthouse Apartment in Galway City With 6 Mates For €88 Each

I love Galway. But the one thing that often hinders a trip there for me is the cost of decent accommodation. I'm past the years...

Where To Stay In Galway: A Guide That Demystifies Galway’s Towns, Villages And City

If you're wondering where to stay in Galway during an upcoming visit and are starting to stress out, then relax. This guide will make navigating...

Hotels In Galway: 13 Expensive, Affordable & Cheap Places To Stay In Galway City

"Story dude - heading west next weekend. Any recommendations on what to see in Galway? Also... are there any cheap hotels in Galway or will...

Escape The City And Bask In Isolation In This Pre-Famine Cottage In Galway

I love accommodation that's a little bit different. The more unique the better. This type of rental is generally a little bit off the beaten path,...

The ULTIMATE (Literally) Guide To Things To Do In Galway (Road Trips, Pubs, Maps + More)

There's an almost endless number of things to do in Galway. From lazy Saturday's spent floating about the city to the more strenuous adventures that...

The Leenaun To Louisburgh Drive: One Of The Best Drives In Ireland

I only properly started to explore Ireland around five years ago. It was a couple of years before I started the @instaireland account on Instagram...

The Galway Christmas Markets: What to See And Where To Grab A Festive Pint

Galway City is a cracking spot regardless of what time of the year it is. The city's forever abuzz with a relentless giddy atmosphere that...