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Bernd Biege

Updated Articles and Resources

By Bernd Biege

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Best of Ireland in Two Weeks Created: Monday, September 04, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      A tour of Ireland - in two weeks. Twelve days in Ireland (plus getting there) will give you a good idea of the magic to be found here.
    • Cancelled Event in Ireland? Your Rights ... Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Travelling to a special event in Ireland, only to have it cancelled? Here's what you may be able to salvage ...
    • Cavan and Leitrim Railway Created: Sunday, November 11, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      The Cavan and Leitrim Railway in Dromod - a volunteer-run Aladdin's cave of technology that comes highly recommended.
    • Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Created: Friday, November 10, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum will take you 100 years back in time, complete with village life and steam trains.
    • Dublin From Above - in a Bus Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      Dublin by double-decker - one of the most interesting (and at times exciting) ways to see Ireland's capital.
    • Irish Customs Regulations Created: Sunday, December 17, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Irish Customs Regulations - find out what you can legally bring into the country ... and which channel to take.
    • Railfan Travel in Ireland - Museums and Preserved Lines Created: Friday, July 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The railway enthusiasts' guide to travelling through Ireland - museums and preserved Irish lines.
    • Things You Shouldn't Leave for Ireland Without Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Things to bring with you to Ireland - essential items that make travel easier and more fun.
    • The Digital Traveler Created: Sunday, November 12, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      The digital traveller is a common sight in Ireland. Where do he or she get their energy from, to recharge those batteries?
    • Power Outlets in Ireland Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Some basic information on using electrical items with adaptors in Ireland.
    • Saving on Eating Out in Ireland Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      How to save money on eating out in Ireland - surviving a budget Irish vacation without starving.
    • Parade Season in Northern Ireland Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Parades in Northern Ireland - a colourful spectacle and generally save to watch ... but watch out for trouble.
    • Clonmacnoise (County Offaly) Created: Saturday, December 02, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Though Clonmacnoise is never really on the way, a detour to see this monastic site is worth the time and gas.
    • Top Megalithic and Prehistoric Sites of Ireland Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many visitors to Ireland are drawn towards the megalithic and prehistoric monuments on the island. Built a few thousand years ago by persons unknown with an intention we know nothing of they still ...
    • Irish Monasteries You Should Not Miss Created: Monday, November 10, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Ruins and remains of monasteries still are numerous in Ireland - and I encourage you to include a few in your plans.
    • The Strange Spectacle of the Rossnowlagh Orange Order Parade Created: Thursday, July 05, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Every year, Rossnowlagh in County Donegal hosts a very differrent event - the only Orange Order parade in the Republic of Ireland.
    • The Best Sights of Connacht Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Connacht - have a look at some of the the best places to visit when travelling in the West of Ireland.
    • Ireland in August Created: Saturday, January 20, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Ireland in August - Events, Holidays and Other Highlights During August in Ireland
    • Ireland's Top Attractions - 2013 Final Scores Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      The scores for 2013 - Ireland's attractions with the most footfall.
    • Sights of Leinster - Picking the Best of the Southeast Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      The top sights of Leinster? Leinster has so much to see that it is difficult to make a choice. I have taken the easy way out and included mainly sights and attractions within commuting distance of ...
    • Travelling in Ireland with an Allergy Created: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Allergies can ruin your vacation - find out what you need to know when travelling in Ireland.
    • Travelling in Ireland with a Pollen Allergy Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Are allergies worse in Ireland than at home? Not really, but the symptoms may be ... so be prepared if you suffer from hay fever.
    • The Best Original Irish Foods Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      When in Ireland, do as the Irish do. And when it comes to food and drink the tourist should endeavor to savor local specialities. You can have steaks, burgers and buffalo wings any day at home.
    • Top Reasons to Choose Ireland as Your Next Destination Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Why Ireland as a holiday destination? Here are some reasons ... you really should consider heading for Ireland.
    • Sights of Ulster - Picking the Best of the North Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The top sights of Ulster? Long regarded as one of the most dangerous places in Ireland and all Europe, Ulster has now been changed nearly beyond recognition due to the peace process.
    • Priority Boarding on Ryanair - Worth It? Created: Thursday, May 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Priority Boarding on Ryanair can be a bone of contention ... if it actually works, it can be good.
    • Ireland in September Created: Saturday, January 20, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Ireland in September - Events, Holidays and Other Highlights During September in Ireland
    • Ryanair Cabin Baggage Rules Created: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Ryanair's cabin baggage or hand luggage rules are strict and can be costly - find out more before booking a budget flight to Ireland.
    • Why does Ireland have Forty Shades of Green? Created: Sunday, December 03, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Just why do we talk about Forty Shades of Green? Blame Johnny Cash ...
    • Irish Whiskey as a Souvenir Created: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Irish Whiskey - a souvenir? Why not ... but compare prices, especially with those at home. Or you might be in for a surprise.
    • Things to Do in Galway City Created: Monday, August 13, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Visiting Galway City in Ireland's province of Connacht? Here is a short list of recommended things to do.
    • Kilmainham Gaol (Kilmainham, Dublin) Created: Saturday, November 18, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Kilmainham Gaol - a place of suffering and despair made into a tourist attraction. Mainly because of 1916 connections.

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