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Saving Euros on a European Adventure

Since summer is the most expensive time to visit Europe, we're sharing the euro-saving tips we learned from our own recent adventure. And, with the strong exchange rate, drop in tourism due to several...

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Great Britain leaving the European Union is one puzzle everyone is trying to solve. Graphic c. EPP
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UK and EU Citizens Guaranteed Visa-Free Travel Post Brexit

The clock is ticking towards Brexit Day, March 29, 2019, the day that the United Kingdom plans to break its ties with the European Union. Throughout Europe and the UK, there is mounting confusion...

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Couple visiting the Long Room at Trinity College, Dublin
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Ireland is Our Land

It must have been the "Luck of the Irish" rubbing off on us when three generations of our clan set down at Dublin airport to sunny 70°F (21°C) weather... and it stayed that way for the entire week. That...

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5 European Locations for a Perfect Family Vacation

For some, traveling with a child throughout Europe can equate to a huge challenge; for others, it can be the journey of a lifetime. But to make a truly memorable time for every member of the family,...

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Dublin Deals: Ireland Getaways from $613 Including Air

It's time for Ireland. Great Value Vacations is offering a three-night “Dublin City Break” package with...

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Radiohead at Dublin

About the most touristy thing to do in Ireland is visit a castle. Little did I know that most castle grounds double as concert venues.  For Dublin, that place is

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Harry, Hogwarts and Halloween at Luxury Ireland Castle

We've just learned that this year, the Wizard School at Ashford Castle has a few packages available around Halloween! Who are we to say that Harry Potter is from the...

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Hotels Offering Royal Pampering to Expecting Parents and Families

When Kate Middleton and Prince William announced their engagement, the world rejoiced. In America and elsewhere, people wore their best dresses and hats and watched the ceremony live on TV. So when...

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See Michael Jackson Costumes On Your Family Vacation

Michael Jackson's former costume designers Dennis Thompkins and Michael Bush have released an extensive collection of his wardrobe to Julien's Auctions for the international tour, Icons...

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Conflict Travelers couch surfing Belfast

My friends and I are conflict travelers: if the destination has at one point been a conflict hot spot, we are much more likely to spend a disproportional amount of time visiting, lingering around, casually...

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