Local Tips for 10 of the Best Places to Visit in Spain

While visiting Spain, I’ve had a stab at Flamenco dancing, tried cooking tapas & enjoyed lots of sunshine. I’ve also picked up tips for lots of different destinations. Here are my top 10.

Written by Kim Gillick

Hidden Dublin: 12 Cool Things to do While You're in Town

There are lots of well known, fun things to do when you're visiting Dublin. But there's a hidden Dublin too; secret things only a local would know, and we're revealing them. Check out our list of lesser known things to do in Dublin.

Written by Guest Blogger: Lianne Murphy

Driving the Copper Coast in Waterford

Guest blogger and Ireland-travel aficionado Leanne shares her perfect route when driving the Copper Coast in Waterford.

Written by Colm Hanratty

10 Coolest Neighbourhoods to Explore in Chicago

Chicago epitomises the word 'city' with some of the world’s most famous skyscrapers, sports teams and culinary delights being found there. It's also home to some of the coolest neighbourhoods.

Written by Colm Hanratty

Five of the Best 'Snugs' in Dublin Pubs

Looking for a quiet pub for a pint in Dublin? A snug may be just the place for you. Read about these fascinating nooks of Irish history with our Homestay.com guide.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Solo Travel to Japan: What you Need to Know

Dreaming of exploring Japan alone? Even for the seasoned traveller, Japan remains an enticing if somewhat intimidating travel option. Read our expert solo travel Japan guide.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Where to Surf: the Best of Europe's Beaches

Planning a surfing holiday in Europe? Here are the 7 best destinations for beginner and advanced surfers to catch some waves in Europe.

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 of the Best Breakfasts in Paris

Find the best breakfast and brunch cafés in Paris with our Homestay.com expert guide. Discover Paris with our tips on the best eggs, croissants and coffee to try.

Written by Mary Plunkett

The Best Cafes and Restaurants in Marrakech

There are so many wonderful places to eat in Marrakech. Here's our guide to best cafes and restaurants in the city.

Written by Kim Gillick

French Riviera: Cities and Towns to Stay or Stop-off in

Whether you're heading to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival, or for a tour of the Riviera, here are five towns to take in on the way.

Written by Colm Hanratty

5 Ruin Pubs in Budapest you Should Definitely Visit

Budapest has many qualities you won’t find elsewhere including its squat-like 'ruin pubs'. Here are five of them you should check out.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Lisbon Nightlife: 10 Cool Bars in Portugal's Capital City

Lisbon is a great city to go out in. We asked our natives for the best bars to experience Lisbon by night. Here are their 10 favourite bars in Portugal's Capital City.