A small country with a big reputation, with breath taking ancient landscapes and fascinating, warm and friendly people.
Along your travels you might hear it said: tá Fáilte romhat (taw fall-cha row-at) 'You're very welcome'. The Irish are warm and welcoming and wherever you meet them there's a good chance a conversation will begin, pleasantries will be exchanged and, should you be a stranger in town, the offer of a helping hand extended.
A hundred thousand welcomes. It seems excessive, but in Ireland, excess is encouraged, so long as it's practiced in moderation.
Italy is known for its delicious food, soul stirring art, luscious landscapes and of course, it’s the home of style and flair in every aspect of daily life.
There are very few places in the world where art and life intermingle so effortlessly.
The root of Italian psychology is a dedication to living life well and, effortless as it may seem, driving that dedication is a reverence for the finer things. So slow down, take note and indulge in a little ‘bella vita’.
The most Western country in Western Europe, renowned for its delicious cuisine – char-grilled chicken, fish, freshly baked breads (pao) and of course crisp red wine. Let’s not forget about those mouth-watering pasteis de nata (custard tarts) which are washed down with steaming espressos.
Add Cobblestone villages, beautiful old cities, pristine scenery, medieval castles and welcoming beaches and it is easy to see why Portugal is one of Europe’s most popular destinations.
A holiday to Scotland is always amazing thanks to their Scot spirit which is everywhere you go.
The country is enriched in culture, unique landscapes and their famed warm welcome.
So if you’re looking to visit old castles, distilleries, the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster and the wonder of the Northern lights, Scotland’s for you.
‘Spain is Different’ goes the phrase from the national tourist board.
Flamenco dancers and bull-fights, paella and Picasso – Spain boasts a rich cultural and culinary heritage, but this fascinating country on the Iberian Peninsula is about so much more.
Explore historical cities such as Toledo and Granada; visit the modern metropolises of the capital Madrid, and bustling Barcelona. Explore landscapes that range from the moonscape of Almería to Majorca’s idyllic beaches on the Mediterranean Sea and visit galleries housing some of the finest contemporary art works in the world.
Millions of tourists are mesmerized each year by Turkey’s mélange of Middle Eastern and European influences, lavish landscapes and landmarks that capture the country’s rich historical past.
Add to this delectable cuisine and the warmth of the Turkish people, and this region that was once the birthplace of the Ottoman and Byzantine civilizations is sure to leave you wanting to come back for more.