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Dearbhaill Standún and her husband own and operate a restored 17th-century “hill village,” Cnoc Suain, just a short drive from Galway city on Ireland’s west coast. Though the Gaelic speaker and musician loves her rural retreat in the ruggedly beautiful Connemara district, she cherishes her time in this “friendly festival city by the Bay.” Here are a few of her favorite things to see and do in Cathair na Gaillimhe (that’s Irish Gaelic for Galway).

After earning a degree in literature at King’s College London, Rosa Lia started traveling through Italy, Nicaragua, and Mexico. But her heart belongs to her hometown, Bristol. Here are a few of Rosa’s favorite things about her city.