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Dublin Pubs Immortalized

Heineken has commissioned the Dutch pottery company Royal Goedewaagen to create original beer taps for three Dublin pubs in the form of miniature models of each venue. Royal Goedewaagen created scaled models of The Stag’s Head on Dame Court, John Kehoe’s on South … Continue reading

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Temples of Knowledge

I first ran across the exceptional architectural photography of Ahmet Ertug earlier this year when I was at the Hermitage Museum store in Saint Petersburg. His book on the dazzling palace museum was extraordinary. Now he has released his latest … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

It’s impossible to resist the infectious joy of Nevercrew’s whale wall art. The Swiss duo—Pablo Togni and Christian Rebecchi—have been creating art together since 1996. During the past year, they’ve traveled to Hamburg, Dublin, Cairo, Belgrade, Berlin and Winterthur spreading … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

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Let’s Do Brunch

The concept of “doing brunch” seems to be the quintessential urban pastime. Madrid-based illustrator Bea Crespo and photographer Andrea Portoles have collaborated on a marvelously whimsical project called “Brunch City”, which uses popular foods to celebrate the special cultural connection … Continue reading

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Dublin Just Got Cheaper

It just became a lot less expensive and much simpler for visitors to get around Dublin, Ireland. Tourists can purchase the new Leap Card for visitors that offers 72 hours of travel on the LUAS tram network, DART trains, short … Continue reading

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Books of Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is a popular travel destination for a myriad of reasons. But for book lovers and bibliophiles Dublin is synonymous with great literature and a must visit for its renowned libraries, amazing antiquarian and indie bookshops and … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Irish Bloodline

Earlier this year the Dublin Film Festival commissioned this fun chart (see below)  of Dracula‘s bloodline through pop media over the last century to celebrate the film Stoker. The graphic, created by illustrator Matthew Griffin, has been resurrected this week … Continue reading

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Gidsy Keeps It Real

Founded in Berlin in 2011, Gidsy is a neat website that matches travelers with locals in 140 cities in 42 countries. Local residents list activities that offer less touristy experiences for reasonable fees. Most of Gidsy’s listings are for activities and events … Continue reading

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Hey Taxi

While traveling in Europe I try to use public transportation whenever possible, however sometimes a taxi is the best option for a time-sensitive trip. A new Finnish start-up booking service called Cabforce offers taxi services in 25 European cities. Users … Continue reading

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