10 Great Places to Have Coffee in Dublin

Words to live by: ‘Drink the coffee. Then do the things.’ Before you tackle the sights and sounds of the city, make sure you pay a visit to at least one of these incredible Dublin coffee spots. 3FE You can’t help but love the story behind 3FE. Back in 2008, Dubliner Colin Harmon quit his office job to pursue his dream of opening his own café. These days, he’s not just the proud owner of…
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Q+A: Paris Photographer Michael Saint James

In Paris, a bridge is not just a means of getting from A to B. Thirty-seven bridges cross the Seine and together they tell a remarkable tale of the city’s history. Photojournalist Michael Saint James has captured the unique story of the city in his latest coffee table book, Bridges of Paris.The book features over 350 original images of Paris and the bridges that lie at its heart. Travel Edits recently caught up with Michael to find…
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A Hygge Weekend in Copenhagen

In Denmark they have a unique cultural phenomenon called “Hygge”. Pronounced ‘hooga’, it roughly translates as “cosiness”. Depending on the time of year you visit, hygge can be a few different things. It could be the warmth you experience when meeting with good friends or family on a chilly night, the sparkling fairy-lights of Tivoli Gardens in winter or being wrapped up with a hot drink and a blanket at a harbour-side cafe. In the…
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24 Hour Challenge: Dublin

Making a flying visit to the Irish capital?  You’d be surprised how much you can see in just 24 hours: 12.30pm: Check-in and check out the rock and roll decor of your room at The Dean Hotel on Harcourt Street. The hotel’s 52 bedrooms are kitted out with Marshall amps, classic vinyl records and enough Nespresso coffee to kick-start your 24-hour break. 1.15pm: First up on this whistle-stop tour of Dublin, drop in at Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church…
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A Tour of Irish WWI Sites in Flanders

Last May, I was invited to represent Ireland in the Peaceville initiative organised by Visit Flanders. To commemorate the centenary of World War I, I joined travel bloggers from around the world in Belgium to explore some of the most significant sites from the Great War. For me, the highlight of the trip was a specially organised tour of the places where the Irish fought, died and found peace with each other. Controversial Overshadowed by…
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