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How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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DBC Pierre on the charms of County Leitrim, Ireland

DBC Pierre went to County Leitrim on a whim and instantly became hooked on its unmanicured landscape and easy hospitality. Seven years on, he's still there<p>Here's the thing: when was the last time you heard of County Leitrim?<p>Exactly.<p>I lived to 40 without ever hearing its name spoken. But the second …

My best history lesson: teaching Northern Ireland and the Troubles

To immerse his students, James Cannon pulled out the PE bibs and created a classroom divide<p>I have always found teaching about Northern Ireland and the Troubles difficult. An intensely complicated back story makes it a fairly sticky subject. Others; the Battle of Hastings, the Gunpowder Plot or the …

Ireland: Our Rental House

Derry Peace bridge and along the river Foyle, Northern Ireland

The Derry and Donegal countryside provides spectacular views on this 38-mile loop<p><b>Distance</b> 35-38 miles<b><br>Classification</b> Moderate<b><br>Start/finish</b> Derry Peace bridge<b><br>Duration</b> 3-4 hours<b><br>Route</b> NCN route 92, Faughan Valley Cycleway route 1<b><br>Map</b> OSNI Discoverer 7<p>Route notes<p>A long loop through the Derry and Donegal …

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Drunks In Ireland Poop In Holy Well, Deface Prehistoric Fort

A group of about 40 drunks in County Donegal, Ireland, went on a rampage at a prehistoric fort, harassing tourists, defecating in a holy well, and …

Insider Ireland Travel Tips - Things to See & Do

Living in Dublin for a year back in 2003 is one of our favorite travel memories.<p>Being able to spend so long in Dublin gave us a great chance to get …

Ireland

Q & A: Tips for Women Traveling Solo in Ireland

Posted By Corey on Jun 13, 2011 in Q&A | 18 comments<p><i>Do you have any tips for women traveling alone in Ireland? Do you recommend it?</i><p><i>–Sylvia via</i> …

Planning a Vacation in Ireland

01 of 06<p>Ireland - Planning a Vacation in Ireland - Where to Find Basic Information<p>Planning a vacation in Ireland doesn't have to be hard - just …

A Visit to the Jameson Distillery in Midleton, Ireland

This week the Midleton distillery in Cork County, Ireland opened the doors to their newly renovated premises with an event called “The Housewarming …

Arts and culture in Ireland – Discover Limerick's Hunt Museum

Home to one of Ireland’s most important, and impressive, private collections of antiquities, the <b>Hunt Museum</b> can be found in the heart of Limerick and …

Travel to Ireland

Ireland used to be an agricultural society but since it joined the European Community in 1973, it has reached its full potential until eventually …

Mental Reboot: Inspired By The Passion of Ireland

I travel a lot; it’s my passion and my job. But it’s not every time that I am touched by a country, moved by the passion I find there. Such was the …

Castle Hotels in Ireland

Luxury. That word sums up the experience of staying in a castle. Although many visitors to Ireland stay in small hotels or local bed and breakfasts, …

Craft beer in Ireland: 10 pubs and microbreweries to explore

Guinness sales may be down but Ireland's craft beer scene is blossoming. We pick some of the best brewpubs for sampling the new ales<p>Oscar Wilde called work "the curse of the drinking classes". But in his native Ireland these days, it seems their main chore is finding a drinking establishment that's …

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