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The Best Beaches Near Dublin

The Best Beaches Near Dublin

Perfect pints and traditional music, sure—but beaches? In Dublin? While Ireland isn’t known beyond its borders for beaches, the country is actually home to lovely stretches of sand and world-class surfing spots. While the best surfing is found on the west coast of Ireland, there are several beaches near Dublin that are ideal for a » Read more

Dublin: Three scenic spots to go swimming

Dublin: Three scenic spots to go swimming

By Jessica Colley— When it comes to “not to miss” activities in Dublin, swimming might not be at the top of your list. While many locals make it their business to take the plunge into the icy Irish Sea at any time of year, visitors generally limit taking a dip to random sunny days in » Read more

Dublin: Best parks for exploring nature and meeting locals

Dublin: Best parks for exploring nature and meeting locals

By Jessica Colley— When the sun shines in Dublin, there are two places locals go: pubs and parks. Choosing parks allows Cheapos to explore new areas of the city while holding on to those euros for a rainy day, when you might be more inclined to order an extra pint of Guinness or two. For » Read more

Dublin: 3 Cheapo day trips from Dublin

Dublin: 3 Cheapo day trips from Dublin

By Jessica Colley— Dublin is a coastal city, but wandering around city center you might never know it. Many flights from the US arrive under the shroud of night, and travelers never get the chance to see just how stunning the Bay of Dublin and the coast can be. A train that runs along the » Read more

Dublin: Fun at the Phoenix Park

Dublin: Fun at the Phoenix Park

With a total circumference of over seven miles, the Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed park in Europe. Now it’s neatly serviced the Irish President’s house—or a turn about Ashtown Castle will make even the most minute trip worthwhile. Just make sure you keep your eyes open for stray Frisbees, soccer balls, bikes and kites » Read more

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