Ireland


A review of a luxury holiday in Ireland. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in Ireland, with Carmen Edelson.

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Ireland’s Real Downton Abbey

Ireland’s Real Downton Abbey

EUROPE, IRELAND, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CASTLES, LUXURY HOTELS
There are plenty of luxurious vacations out there that can take you to beautiful places all over the world and allow you to be treated like a first-class traveler. But let’s go one step further: have you ever wondered what…
There are plenty of luxurious vacations out there that can take you to beautiful places all over the world and allow you to be treated like a first-class traveler. But let’s go one step…
Dromoland Castle – A Luxurious Ireland Hotel

Dromoland Castle – A Luxurious Ireland Hotel

EUROPE, IRELAND, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CASTLES, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Having been told that this was the must-visit hotel in Ireland, we were very eager to arrive and begin the quintessential Dromoland experience. Dromoland Castle is a truly unique luxurious property that possesses everything you would expect from a castle…
Having been told that this was the must-visit hotel in Ireland, we were very eager to arrive and begin the quintessential Dromoland experience. Dromoland Castle is a truly unique luxurious property that possesses everything…
The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel‎

The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel‎

EUROPE, IRELAND, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS
When I walked into The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel by Marriott in Dublin, I was greeted with champagne; surrounded by food, drink, and hospitality; and immersed in history including info on the celebrities that had visited there. After my first…
When I walked into The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel by Marriott in Dublin, I was greeted with champagne; surrounded by food, drink, and hospitality; and immersed in history including info on the celebrities that…
Ashford Castle:  A Real Irish Castle

Ashford Castle: A Real Irish Castle

EUROPE, IRELAND, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CASTLES, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Ashford Castle is an imposing castle in Ireland on Lough Corrib. It sits on a massive estate of 350 acres and is the center of an upscale hotel, garden,  and recreation complex (including the Lodge at Ashford Castle). From the sweeping manicured…
Ashford Castle is an imposing castle in Ireland on Lough Corrib. It sits on a massive estate of 350 acres and is the center of an upscale hotel, garden,  and recreation complex (including the Lodge at…
The Lodge at Ashford Castle

The Lodge at Ashford Castle

FOOD + WINE, IRELAND, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CASTLES, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Ashford Castle towers over its impressive gardens and green golfing fields. After a two and a half hour drive from Dublin, we were greeted at the gate by a man in a traditional green coat and black top hat. He welcomed us in, directed…
Ashford Castle towers over its impressive gardens and green golfing fields. After a two and a half hour drive from Dublin, we were greeted at the gate by a man in a traditional green coat and black top…
Three Days in Dublin:  What to Do

Three Days in Dublin: What to Do

EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, IRELAND, LUXURY TOURS
Our two week trip to Europe with the family starts with the flight over. Our main target is Ireland. From Florida, we connected first through Kennedy in NY and then Paris.  After the overnight flight to Europe, there is the problem of…
Our two week trip to Europe with the family starts with the flight over. Our main target is Ireland. From Florida, we connected first through Kennedy in NY and then Paris.  After the overnight flight to…
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