Five Great Whiskey Bars in Dublin

As the nights draw in, there’s nothing like a good whiskey and an open fire to warm the heart. And if there’s one city that does whiskey well it’s Dublin. Not only is it home to the Old Jameson Distillery, but many of the city’s publicans take an admirable pride in their own unique selection of whiskeys. From the cosy traditional pub to the cool late bar, the following are five of Dublin’s finest whiskey…
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AUTUMN/WINTER EDIT

The Video Edit: Couch Surfing Irish Style

Ó Tholg go Tolg (from couch to couch) is an Irish-language travel series that follows the adventures of two girls, Bláthnaid Treacy (presenter) and Laura O’ Connell (camera operator) as they couch surf their way around Europe. Bláthnaid recently took some time out to chat to Travel Edits about her experiences of couch surfing and what it’s like to host a travel show. Q1. Getting to travel around Europe as a travel show presenter sounds…
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The Photo Edit: Venice

They say Venice has more artistic masterpieces per square metre than any other place in the world. Believe it. Where else could capture hearts and minds as diverse as Marco Polo, Casanova and Coco Chanel? At first sight, it’s impossible not to fall under its spell. This city is utterly and undeniably fascinating. Founded over 1500 years ago by refugees fleeing from from Attila the Hun, the marshy lands were intended to provide a temporary safe…
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The Italy Edit: In Praise of Street Artists

Sure Northern Italy’s got The Uffizi, La Scala and the Arena di Verona but if you want to see TRUE living, breathing art and theatre, look no further than the artists who perform daily in the sweltering open-air heat of the cities. These creative souls definitely deserve more than a little attention. The following are a few of my favourites from a recent visit. Verona: Contortionists His arm is fake – no, her arm is…
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Travel Edits Makes Blog Awards Ireland Shortlist

Travel Edits is delighted to have made the shortlist for the Blog Awards Ireland 2012 in the category of Best Lifestyle blog. Competition was tough. Over 1400 blogs from Ireland and Northern Ireland were nominated back in August in a range of categories including Beauty/Fashion, Arts/Culture, Sport and Best Blog in the Irish Language.  Finalists are set to be announced on September 29th, with the awards taking place at a gala event on October 13th…
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