Tag archives for St. Patrick’s Day

I Heart My City: Lizz’s Chicago

Lizz Riggs hails from the Southern United States, but there’s no city that stands out to her more than Chicago: “I love the comfort of the food, all of the beautiful and scenic places to run, the welcoming ambiance you can feel in your bones when you step off the plane, and, of course, some of my favorite breweries in America.” Check out her recommendations for the best things to do and see in the Windy City, then add your own.

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in March…

Photojournalist Gaby Varela is currently based in Boston, but before that the former Traveler photo intern lived in Savannah off and on for six years. She says Savannah offers the best of city living and small town charm all in one package with its vibrant art scene, close-knit community, and air of mystery. And if you’re an out-of-towner,…

This week’s #FriFotos * theme is GREEN. Kermit the Frog often bemoaned his coloration, saying it ”blends in with so many ordinary things.” That’s certainly not the case in Ireland, where the very nearly day-glo hue of the hills is so bright you gotta wear shades. The crew at Intelligent Travel wants to wish everyone a safe and…

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It looks like Boston might have some competition when it comes to the most authentic place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. While it’s difficult to dispute Beantown’s popularity as a favorite destination for travelers in search of a loud and proud place to celebrate, new Census data shows that it might not be as Irish…

Ireland in Pictures

Have you ever traveled to Ireland? Well if you’re one of the 8.6 million tourists who explore the Emerald Isle each year you may have Sir Cornelius O’Brien to thank, say our pals over at NationalGeographic.com: Ireland’s booming tourist industry was predicted by Sir Cornelius O’Brien–a self-proclaimed descendant of legendary High King Brian Boru–who wanted…