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St. Patrick’s Day on Oahu

On Sunday, March 17, Honolulu’s “Irish Corner” in Chinatown will again be the scene of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Pacific. It follows the annual parade through Waikiki, which is itself a great way for Oahu visitors to mingle with residents at one of the most anticipated events of the year. But […] The post St. Patrick’s Day on Oahu appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Pacific, Chinatown, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, St Patrick, Murphy's Bar & Grill, Saint Patrick's Day Block Party


What are the Celtic nations

Celtic tribes once occupied much of mainland Europe, stretching as far east as modern-day Turkey. Over time, invaders forced the Celts west, and today, there are only six Celtic nations in the world clustered around western Europe, specifically parts of the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Ireland, and Brittany in France. Some argue that Galicia in northwestern Spain is the seventh Celtic nation as its Celtic heritage is evident to this day, but the six official nations are determined by the ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, Wales, France, Scotland, Spain, Turkey, Bbc, Unesco, Atlantic, Britain, Ireland, Galicia, United Kingdom, Celtic


St. Patrick’s Day parades in the US

Admittedly, it’s fun to get out and slosh yourself silly in green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. And in some cities — like Chicago, New York, and Boston — you’ll find millions of people who agree with you crowding the streets for the rowdiest St. Paddy’s parties of the year. The problem, of course, is that most of those people had Guinness for breakfast too, so by parade time things can get a little… sloppy. There are, however, smaller destinations around the country with celebrations that are ju...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Boston, US, America, Chicago, Buffalo Bills, Rochester, Dublin, All, El Paso, Atlantic Ocean, Wendy, West Palm Beach, West Texas, Sunshine State


Hiking the Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

For out-of-towners , Ireland is usually summed up as the land of Guinness, craic, and cable-knit sweaters — a description that ignores many of the greatest aspect of the country, including hiking. As an outdoors destination, Ireland is totally underrated. The Camino may hog the spotlight when it comes to European pilgrimage routes, but make no mistake: A hike up Croagh Patrick is just as spiritual and the views just as spectacular. While the distance is much shorter than the Camino, the Croagh...
Tags: Travel, Ireland, Dublin, Westport, Malta, Galway, Pilgrimage, All, Mountain Rescue, Campbell, Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick, Wild Atlantic Way, St Patrick, Achill Island, Saint Patrick


Norwegian Air St. Patrick’s Day sale

If you can’t make it to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day, know that there’s still a chance for you to soak up the holiday’s aftermath. Norwegian Air is celebrating the holiday by offering cheap one-way fares to the Republic of Ireland’s three major airports — Shannon, Cork, and Dublin — for travel from March 30 to June 23. The sale only applies to travelers flying out of New York’s Stewart International Airport and Rhode Island’s T.F. Green International Airport. Fares are available for as low as...
Tags: Travel, New York, US, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Air, Dublin, Rhode Island, Cork, All, Providence, Shannon, St Patrick, Stewart International Airport, Flight Deals, Norwegian Air


Best and craziest St. Patrick’s Day

People around the US tend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a fairly uniform manner: wearing green, attending parades, pretending Guinness has always been their favorite drink, and using their six percent Irish heritage as an excuse to eat a massive dinner of corned beef, cabbage, and soda bread. Some towns, however, celebrate more unconventionally. For these places, the holiday isn’t just an excuse to drink on a weekday — it’s a genuine celebration of the area’s Irish heritage. In trying to ...
Tags: Travel, US, Chicago, Arkansas, Dallas Cowboys, Portland, Nebraska, East End, All, Atlantic Ocean, Ripley, Chicago Illinois, Portland Maine, Bridge Street, Chicago River, St Patrick


Boston bars for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular bar holidays in the US, even if we celebrate it a bit differently than how they do in Ireland. The biggest question most revelers have to ask themselves is where to go. Between pub crawls, drink discounts, and the virtual guarantee that anywhere you go will be a party, there are plenty of upsides to going out on St. Patrick’s Day. The problem is that nothing kills your celebratory buzz like waiting in line. In Boston, which is known worldwide for ...
Tags: Travel, Boston, US, Ireland, Broadway, Guinness, All, Somerville, Financial District, Back Bay, St Patrick, Lolita, St Paddy, South Boston, Faneuil Hall, Southie


Best Black Friday Cyber Monday deals

Once upon a time , the day after Thanksgiving — aka the day no one in the US has a damn thing to do — was known as Black Friday. The day retail outlets went “into the black,” so to speak, as shoppers jammed malls and department stores to get a jump on their Christmas shopping. But as shopping in actual stores has become about as relevant as landlines, the shift in Black Friday madness has turned to Cyber Monday — when online retailers offer huge discounts, minus the elbows to the face over Tic...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Deals, Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Europe, Florida, Hollywood, London, Bali, Australia, Washington, Singapore, New York City, US, Sales


The Best Neighborhoods in NYC: Where to Stay on Your Visit

Posted: 11/7/2018 | November 7th, 2018 Trying to find accommodation in New York City can be a painstaking long process given the large number of hotels and neighborhoods to stay in. This is a city of 10 million people. It’s massive and there’s a lot of choice. What neighborhoods are good to stay in? What’s central? What’s safe? Where is the best place to stay? As someone who has been working and living in New York City on and off for over five years, I’ve stayed in a wide variety of places he...
Tags: Travel, Google, Usa, New York, NYC, New York City, America, Best, Brooklyn, United States, Chelsea, Queens, Manhattan, Starbucks, Upper East Side, Jackson


The Best Neighborhoods in NYC: Where to Stay When You Visit

Posted: 11/7/2018 | November 7th, 2018 Trying to find accommodation in New York City can be a painstaking long process given the large number of hotels and neighborhoods to stay in. This is a city of 10 million people. It’s massive and there’s a lot of choice. What neighborhoods are good to stay in? What’s central? What’s safe? Where is the best place to stay? As someone who has been working and living in New York City on and off for over five years, I’ve stayed in a wide variety of places he...
Tags: Travel, Google, Usa, New York, NYC, New York City, America, Best, Brooklyn, United States, Chelsea, Queens, Manhattan, Starbucks, Upper East Side, Jackson


The Best Neighborhoods in NYC: Where to Stay When You to Visit

Posted: 11/7/2018 | November 7th, 2018 Trying to find accommodation in New York City can be a painstaking long process given the large number of hotels and neighborhoods to stay in. This is a city of 10 million people. It’s massive and there’s a lot of choice. What neighborhoods are good to stay in? What’s central? What’s safe? Where is the best place to stay? As someone who has been working and living in New York City on and off for over five years, I’ve stayed in a wide variety of places he...
Tags: Travel, Google, Usa, New York, NYC, New York City, America, Best, Brooklyn, United States, Chelsea, Queens, Manhattan, Starbucks, Upper East Side, Jackson


Marsh Library: The Best and Oldest Library in Dublin

Marsh’s Library, Dublin As a child, I dreamed one day of owning, or perhaps just prowling around, an overtowering library. Shelves would reach beyond my eyes, with creaky ladders required to reach the top. Sunlight would shimmer through dust and romance, and science and wild adventure would swim between the thick, creamy pages where black ink bled into soft and yellowed parchment. Well, in 21st century Dublin I found the library of my dreams, flirting behind flighty leaves and wrought iron ga...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, France, Atlantic, Ireland, Venice, Dublin, Marsh, Angela, Joyce, St Patrick, Jonathan Swift, Celtic Tiger, Bram Stoker James Joyce, Jonathan Swift Read


The Saturday City: Chicago

I first visited Chicago at the end of my U.S. road trip in 2006. I spent three days there before leaving to explore the rest of the world. I’d always heard a lot about Chicago and was excited to finally see the Windy City (named because of the politicians who blow hot air, not for the climate). Incorporated in 1833, Chicago has played an important role in the country’s history ever since. In 1840, Chicago was the 92nd most populous city in the United States, but it grew so rapidly that, 20 year...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Navy, America, Chicago, United States, Ireland, Food And Drug Administration, Michigan, Hostelworld, Frank Lloyd Wright, Woodlawn, Don, Navy Pier, Wright, Patrick


Memorable Bonding on A Mother Daughter Getaway to Chicago

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Choose Chicago for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. A mother/daughter getaway is about breaking free of routines to do something special with the most important person in your life. We recently decided that it would be a good idea to go on separate trips with the girls to give them the one-on-one time they crave with either parent and have the opportunity to create special memories together. When the opportunity came to travel to Chicago, I ju...
Tags: Travel, Usa, US, Chicago, Michigan, Dublin, North America, Bangkok, Wonderland, Craig, Alice, Family Travel, Destinations, Gold Coast, Nutella, Savannah


Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

On Saturday, March 17, the Murphy’s Bar & Grill St. Patrick’s Day Block Party will again be the scene the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Pacific (and the world’s last in 2018, as it is every year). More than just a party, however, the Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party will, as always, […] The post Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Pacific, Murphy, St Patrick, Murphy's Bar & Grill, St. Patrick's Day Hawaii, Murphy s Bar Grill St Patrick s Day Block Party, St Patrick 's Day Block Party


Where to get cheapest Guinness

It isn’t really a St. Patrick’s Day celebration without a pint of Ireland’s greatest export after bog butter and poets. Unfortunately, as anyone who has spent St. Patrick’s Day in New York City knows, a fresh pint of lovely Guinness can cost you a king’s ransom (i.e., several dollars more than that barbaric swill known as American lager). Fortunately, Expedia did some research and found the cheapest and most expensive places for buying a pint of Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day. The results are m...
Tags: Travel, New York City, Chicago, Ireland, South Africa, Edinburgh, States, Dublin, Guinness, All, St Patrick, St. Patrick's Day, St. Paddy's Day, Saint Patrick's Day


St. Patrick's Day in Ireland

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland is a bucket list experience for countless travelers. We’ve all seen the sea of green hat-wearing, Guinness-chugging people that swarm the country on its biggest national holiday. But here’s some news that may come as a surprise; those crowds are almost exclusively tourists. Most Irish people prefer to flee the streets and mark St. Patrick’s Day with their own fun traditions. Here’s how to do “Paddy’s Day” the Irish way. Step #1: Feast on a fry. With t...
Tags: Travel, Ireland, Dublin, Shamrock, All, Hill, Croke Park, St Patrick, Dublin Bay, St. Patrick's Day, St. Paddy's Day, Saint Patrick's Day, St Patrick Step


best us cities for St Patrick's day

St. Patrick’s is a beloved mess of a holiday across the United States, but some US cities are exceptionally good at celebrating St. Patrick’s without too much wanton chaos. Locals have long argued who celebrates the unofficial drinking holiday of the year best: Boston or New York City. Turns out, it’s neither. A new scientific study from Wallet Hub graded 200 US cities based on the quality of their St. Patrick’s celebrations. After examining things like the number of Irish pubs per capita, th...
Tags: Travel, Infographics, Maps, Boston, New York City, US, Chicago, United States, Dropkick Murphys, States, Destinations, WalletHub, Wallet Hub, St Patrick, St. Patrick's Day, US Cities


8 ways to save money in Toronto

Toronto is a popular travel destination in Canada but most of the tourist attractions and the hotels in the city center are not cheap, and eating a meal at a central restaurant can easily cost between $15 and $30 per person. However, there are several ways to see this city on a budget without compromising the quality of your trip. 1. The view of the Toronto skyline can be free. While CN tower charges $36 for general admission, there are places that give visitors a free view of the Toronto sk...
Tags: Travel, China, Toronto, Canada, Scarborough, Mediterranean, Hostel, All, Bathurst, St Patrick, Art Gallery of Ontario, Broadview, Spadina, Kensington Market, High Park, Bata Shoe Museum


9 things I wish I knew in Dublin

What comes to mind when someone says ‘Dublin’? Guinness, St. Patrick’s Day, pubs? Literary legends like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde? Maybe one more Guinness? Ireland’s capital definitely has all of the above (and then some), but there’s so much more to this city that teeters on the edge of Europe. Here are 9 things I wish I knew before visiting Dublin. 1. You need to get out of the city. Photo: martinvonpotsah This might seem like a strange tip to start with, but compared to some of its ne...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Bono, Ireland, Dublin, National Gallery, Vikings, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, All, Picasso, Andrew, National Museum, Wicklow mountains, Temple Bar


Dalhousie- Colonial Charm Amidst the Dauladhars

Dalhousie might not seem as encapsulating as the other popular hill stations in Himachal. However, the quaint charm of this hill station with its colonial bungalows, churches, tall deodhar trees and views of Pir Panjal range are sure to enchant you as you stroll through its alleyways. Built in mid 19th century over five hills on the edge of Dauladhar range for the colonial officers during British rule, the hill station is named after Lord Dalhousie (James Broun Ramsay), the then Governor ...
Tags: Travel, John, Pathankot, Gandhi, St Andrew, Tagore, St Patrick, Dalhousie, Subash, R Niranjan Das, Kangra, Himachal, Khajjiar, Chamba, Zostel Dalhousie, Dalhousie Colonial Charm Amidst


Downpatrick Day 2

Geo 54.3288 5.71664Did I mention that Downpatrick is the place that St Patrick is allegedly buried. You would never know it walking around the town St Patricks Cathedral Patrick street Patricks square Patricks lane oh and the name of the town
Tags: Travel, St Patrick, Patricks, Downpatrick, St Patricks Cathedral Patrick


Northern Ireland: 15 stunning images from a Game of Thrones-inspired roadtrip

THE RUGGED landscapes of Northern Ireland are so inspiring and beautiful that 70% of Game of Thrones (GoT) filming locations were chosen to take place there. The great beauty of the area seemed almost surreal to me. I was captivated by Belfast’s rich culture and the area’s seemingly endless options for outdoor adventure. An abundance of birdlife, local festivals, and a large number of sporting events make a trip to Northern Ireland a rich and intriguing experience. [Note: Guilherme was a guest ...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, Usa, Scotland, Ireland, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Harry, Belfast, Cayman Islands, Finn, County Antrim, All, Shack, Antrim, Ailsa Ross


10 awesome experiences in and around Dublin

I’VE wanted to visit Ireland ever since I missed an opportunity on a 2006 backpacking trip. So when I had the chance to go – during the St. Patrick’s Day Festival no less – I was stoked is an understatement. I spent five incredible days in and around Dublin visiting some of the popular, and off the beaten path sites. Here are ten experiences which I highly recommend checking out. [Note: Monica was a guest of Tourism Ireland.] 1 Walk around the Cliffs of Moher ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Usa, Ireland, Northern Ireland, John, Dublin, Brasserie, Cayman Islands, Limerick, All, Monica, Shannon, Kildare, Guinness Storehouse, Wild Atlantic Way


Things to do in Montréal: March 17 to 23

Even in the midst of a snow storm, the idea of spring is on the minds of Montrealers by late March – one of the sure signs of the season is the city’s huge St. Patrick’s Day parade, joined this week by sugar shack season, a Pink Floyd opera, the vivid colours of Chagall, butterflies at the Botanical Garden, and plenty more. St. Patrick’s Day party Montréal may be one of the biggest French speaking cities in the world, but its varied history wouldn’t be quite as colourful without its long-stan...
Tags: Travel, Kim, Bill, Horizon, Montreal, Akram Khan, Peter Brook, Special Events, Montreal Canadiens, Botanical Garden, Red Wings, Bell Centre, Olivier Messiaen, Rialto Theatre, Oliver Heldens, New City


The Best Dive Bars To Spend St. Patrick's Day

In our travels throughout the last few years we’ve been in quite a few bars. In fact, from the run of the mill hotel bars to the tiki bars, the saloons to the Irish pubs, we’ve spent time in literally hundreds of them. But out of all the doors we’ve stepped through, there’s one type of bar that’s really always had a special place in our hearts: the dive bar. Maybe it’s because we spent so much time in college at our local dive bar (The Brew, may she forever rest in peace), or maybe it’s because...
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10 things you didn’t know about St. Patrick’s celebrations in Montréal

Montréal’s Irish heritage runs long and deep. The vast majority of Irish immigrants arrived here in the first half of the 19th century, and have played a major role in shaping the city’s social, cultural, political and religious life ever since. This coming March 19, people will be flooding the streets of downtown to watch Montréal’s much-anticipated St. Patrick’s Day Parade in celebration of the Irish community’s contribution to Montréal. Here are a few nuggets of information about this hugely ...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Activities, Linkedin, Canada, Ireland, North America, Montreal, Vikings, Special Events, Quebec Canada, St Patrick, Montréal Children’s Hospital, Griffintown, IrishSeason, MTLStPaddys


America’s Favorite Buildings

The highest priority on the rundown is unequivocally skewed towards the upper east, particularly New York and Washington D.C. who assert between them 16 of the main 20. General New York has 32 sections, while D.C. claims 17 and Chicago a respectable 16. Washington Monument – Washington, DC It’s fascinating that arrangements for a landmark to George Washington were initially examined in 1783, development started in 1848, and consummation came in 1884 and people in general got in 1888. His adher...
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Dublin: A Breath Of Fresh Air

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. -Nelson Mandela I've always been the kind of person that would shy away from revisiting a place. My thinking centered around "Why would I return somewhere I've already been when there's so many more places I've yet to experience?" So many more new stamps to ink all over my passport. New photos to take of never before seen monuments and landforms. New conversations with new peopl...
Tags: Travel, Colombia, Ireland, Nelson Mandela, Dublin, Guinness, Huffington Post, Anne, Patrick, St Patrick, Merrion Square, Jaimee Ratliff, Jaimee


13 signs you went to college in San Luis Obispo

Photo: Kennedy Library You know what a Bull’s Sweat is and you’ve lived to tell the tale. If you lived in SLO during your 21st birthday, you probably spent your debut of newfound alcohol-fueled adulthood downtown doing the classic 12-stop bar crawl—complete with a handmade sign tied around your neck that listed all the drinks you had to down at each place. The first stop? Bull’s Tavern. The drink in question? The notorious Bull’s Sweat. You know it’s a combination of gin, wild turkey whiskey,...
Tags: Travel, College, Study, Hawaii, Madonna, Ohio, Starbucks, Flogging Molly, Firestone, Worcestershire, All, Kreuzberg, San Luis Obispo, NorCal, St Patrick, Cal Poly



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