Ireland • Cycling the Emerald Isle

At Tiplr we spend a lot of time researching things a little out of the ordinary and try to create unique experiences that most run-of-the-mill guidebooks won’t tell you about. Instead of giving you information city by city, most of which you can probably find yourself on the web,  we’ve opted to put together something…

Galway • Anything But Boring Cuisine

So you’ve spent some time in Ireland and eaten your fair share of traditional Irish food? You’ve devoured delicious stews, pies, fresh fish, flapjacks and let’s not forget the spuds (AKA ‘potatoes’ to us non-Irish) but it’s time to ditch the delicacies and enjoy some alternative cuisines done fabulously in this small but cultured city… First…

The Aran Islands – A Mean Suite

Looking for somewhere to stay on the Isles after an exhausting day of taking in the sights and letting the Aran Islands put you under their charming spell? The Inis Meain Suites are a tranquil refuge perfect for indulging yourself after touring the country, whilst holding on to the natural beauty the islands are so famous for. Bright,…

Dublin – Easter Rising!

The Easter Rising Commemoration has been eagerly anticipated by the public and most of Ireland as the country awaits celebration plans for the centenary of the event that took place in 1916. For those unaware, the anniversary marks 100 years since Irish Nationalists claimed the establishment of Ireland as a Republic, and fought against British…

Galway – The Key Street is Quay Street

Sit down and watch the world go by… or stand up and dance all night. Whatever your style, Quay Street is the place to sit, stand, dance, eat, drink and socialize like a true Irishman in Galway. With enough Irish pubs to feed and water the 5000, this destination is sure to provide you with…

The Aran Islands – Cozy Fashion Fit For a Fisherman

Ladies (and gents who enjoy a good shopping trip) this Tip’s for you! Let’s face it, we all love to indulge in treating ourselves from time to time, and what better way to do it than on one of the world’s most naturally beautiful islands, buying one of the regions finest and most famed for…

Dublin – A Quintessential Experience in Howth

Imagine a lazy Sunday morning spent watching the sunrise from the Harbour whilst listening to seals lap at the shore, letting the crisp sea air  awaken your senses… Afterwards, you’ll take a stroll towards the cobbled streets of the village where the scent of The World’s Best Fish And Chips will have your mouth watering before…

Dublin – On Your Bike!

So you’ve landed in Ireland’s Capital. You’ve filled your boots with Guinness, visited the Trinity University site and strolled down Grafton Street bustling alongside the buskers taking in the many beautiful sights of the nicknamed ‘Fair City’. Perhaps you’ve even braved the infamous Temple Bar… you’re essentially all touristed-out? Well, we have the answer. It’s…

Clonmacnoise, Ireland – Not One Ruin but Seven, and a Cathedral!

So you’re in the swing of experiencing ‘real’ Ireland… you’ve enjoyed Irish cuisine, danced the night away in an Irish bar and enjoyed all the capital has to offer? You’ve probably even visited a peaceful Irish village, marvelled at the sweeping countryside and slept under a traditional thatched roof by now… but you’ve missed a trick…

Coolrain, Ireland – Slieve Bloom Mountain Magic

Softly rolling across central Irelands’ planes, the Slieve Bloom Mountain Range is a natural hub for adventure and activity situated close-by to the sleepy village of Coolrain. The perfect opportunity to drop off the radar and get lost (metaphorically, of course) in the countryside, the site provides all the beauty of the Irish landscape, with…

Coolderry, Ireland – Haunt Yourself Out

Thrilling and frightening, Leap Castle in County Offaly fulfills all your childhood fears but this time it isn’t fiction. Hidden some 4 miles from the nearest town, and inhabiting a half-human, half-beast who is rumoured to omit a foul sulphur stench on the stairwell, this off-the-beaten-track haunt is a must see… if you dare. Dubbed the…