ireland travel blog

Visit Ireland, Fall in Love With the Irish Language

Most people in the Irish-learning community at Bitesize start to learn Irish Gaelic so they can have conversations with relatives and locals, or to strengthen the connection to their Irish heritage. But we were also lucky to meet people who started to love the Irish language after visiting Ireland. 

Don’t drive in Ireland, Electric-Bike it

On our podcast, we’ve previously discussed whether you should rent a car or take a tour bus when visiting Ireland. The overwhelming answer was: drive, because it gives you the freedom to see Ireland at your own pace.

Audio Guides for Visiting Ireland (Ep. 37) [Re-run]

There are so many awesome places you can visit during your Ireland trip. Where should you start? What should you visit? Should you create your own itinerary or choose the services of a travel company? The truth is that it’s all up to you.

How to Plan and Enjoy Your Trip to Ireland (Ep. 16) [Re-run]

When you’re creating your bucket list of places you’d want to visit in your lifetime, be sure to include the beautiful Irish landscapes. Most people would really like to visit Ireland but they don’t really know how to start, what should they plan for and what to do during their visit.

[Re-run] Want to Move to Ireland? (Ep. 15)

Some people say your home should be where you’re born. Others believe that “home” should be next to your better half… and there are some who say it’s “where the Wi-Fi connects automatically”. If there’s something we can vouch for is that “home” is more than just a place where you live.

Ireland’s Exiled Children and Easter Rising 2016

2016 brings with it a special celebration and time of self-inspection for Ireland. It’s now 100 years since the 1916 East Rising, a pivotal event in forming what is now the Republic of Ireland. It’s an emotive subject, so I’m sure just having this blog post posted will lead to some strong replies.