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Dublin: 5 easy ways to save on dining

Dublin: 5 easy ways to save on dining

By Jessica Colley— Dining in Dublin can put a dent in your budget. While this city is full of opportunities to spend big on food, you can utilize a few simple strategies to keep prices down. Plan ahead and you will taste the best of the local dining scene without emptying your wallet. 1. Seek » Read more

Dublin Alfresco: 5 picnic spots (and cheap eats!)

Dublin Alfresco: 5 picnic spots (and cheap eats!)

By Jessica Colley— Picnics are a Cheapo’s best friend. Stocking up in a market, grocery store, café or takeaway saves cash on tips and overpriced entrees, leaving more room in the budget for delicious picnic supplies. Spending an afternoon eating outdoors is also a great excuse to explore new neighborhoods. Here are some of my » Read more

Dublin: 5 places for late-night cheap eats

Dublin: 5 places for late-night cheap eats

In this guest post, Colm Hanratty of Hostelworld.com tells us his favorite places to go for a late-night snack in the Irish capital.  Dublin is famous for many things—friendly locals, outspoken rock stars and pubs being three. After sampling the local Guinness in one of its celebrated “boozers,” chances are you’ll be in search of » Read more

Dublin: 3 treats worth a little splurge

Dublin: 3 treats worth a little splurge

By Jessica Colley— Part of the fun of cheapo travel is saving enough on your daily expenses to be able to afford breaking free once in a while for a big splurge. For some travelers it might be a special boutique hotel, for others it might be an unforgettable lunch. Read on to discover some » Read more

Dublin: A quick guide to Irish beer and drinks

Dublin: A quick guide to Irish beer and drinks

By Jessica Colley— The craft beer craze hasn’t caught on in Ireland. At pubs in Dublin, it’s all about the classics. If you ask the barman for a pint, you will get a pint of Guinness. Beyond the black stuff, there are a couple other Irish beers of note, and a few hot drinks that » Read more

Dublin Cheap Eats: Get a taste of the Irish

Dublin Cheap Eats: Get a taste of the Irish

By Jessica Colley— Some destinations have a clearly defined national cuisine, while other places require visitors to dig a little deeper. When it comes to food in Ireland, there are many places to find cheap eats with national character in Dublin – if you know where to look. From underground options to food markets to » Read more

Dublin Pubs: Our favorite summertime bars

Dublin Pubs: Our favorite summertime bars

By Jessica Colley— The Irish take their sunshine very seriously. This is mostly because they get so little of it in Dublin, and also because it’s the perfect weather to sit around for a few pints in. When it comes to summertime bars in Dublin, there are a few spots that are ideal both for » Read more

Dublin: 5 ways to save on food, drinks and getting around

Dublin: 5 ways to save on food, drinks and getting around

by Jessica Colley— Dublin used to have a reputation as a wildly expensive city. All of that changed in the last few years, as the financial crisis has pushed prices down. Now there are more ways than ever to save money in the Irish capital. If you’re traveling on a budget, there’s no time like » Read more

Dublin Cafés: Where to find great coffee in Dublin

Dublin Cafés: Where to find great coffee in Dublin

by Jessica Colley— Ireland has a tea culture. It’s almost considered rude to ask someone how many cups of tea they consume in a single day. For many, the answer could be in the double digits. Others who don’t have much of a “tea habit” can drink up to five cups a day. So what » Read more

Dublin: Breakfast and brunch spots with a twist

Dublin: Breakfast and brunch spots with a twist

By Jessica Colley— You don’t have to order the (sort of scary?) black pudding or the full Irish breakfast to enjoy a meal that will banish your Guinness-induced headache on a Sunday morning in Dublin. While there are still plenty of places in town to find your traditional “fry” (as an Irish breakfast is often » Read more

Dublin: 3 outdoor food markets you shouldn’t miss

Dublin: 3 outdoor food markets you shouldn’t miss

by Jessica Colley— Before I tasted the Paddy Jack Sandwich, I thought I had tasted Irish lamb. Then one Saturday I was browsing through an outdoor food market in the Temple Bar District of Dublin and my perceptions were forever changed. This €5 sandwich consists of two country-thick slices of olive bread, generous slices of » Read more

Festival Round-up: Taste of Dublin

Try this for some quick math: 4 days + 22 fabulous restaurants = 1 great culinary event. This year’s Taste of Dublin will be taking over the city’s Iveagh Gardens for a long weekend of fun and food from June 14 – 17, 2007. In addition to offering the chance to taste the delicacies of » Read more

Dublin Flash: Dining Treats.com

Dublin Flash: Dining Treats.com

The next time you’re looking for a decent meal in Dublin, log on to DiningTreats to find out about your best bet for a cheap meal. The site offers information on hundreds of restaurants in the Dublin area, and makes it easy for diners to find the best offers. Search by area, cuisine or restaurant » Read more

Dublin: Midweek Madness at the Temple Bar Hotel

Dublin: Midweek Madness at the Temple Bar Hotel

Photograph by Kari Hoerchler The Tower Hotel Group has just announced a Midweek Madness deal for their Temple Bar Hotel, through April 30. This offer is valid Sunday through Thursday nights, and with a €120 per room per night rate for up to three guests, this is a good deal for a hotel in the » Read more

Scrumptious Suppers at The Bistro in Dublin

Scrumptious Suppers at The Bistro in Dublin

If a Dubliner tells you that he’s heading to “the bistro” for dinner, he’s not trying to be vague. He’s actually going to one of the most affordable and delicious fine dining establishments in the city. The Bistro, located at 4/5 Castle Market in Dublin 2, is an intimate family run restaurant catering to locals » Read more

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