By: MacKenzie Healy, Travel Consultant
My family has always wanted to visit Ireland to know our heritage better. We chose Focus on Ireland with Insight Vacations for a number of reasons. First, the extra legroom on the luxury motor coach would provide more comfort for my parents. Also, the itinerary hits much of southern Ireland’s biggest highlights within 7 days with many Relaxed Starts. Relaxed Starts are mornings where you don’t have to wake up extra early in the morning.
Built in 1228 by the de Burgo family, just 45 minutes from the city of Galway, Ashford Castle was their main stronghold in Ireland. It passed through several hands over the next centuries, including Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, part of the family who created the famous beer of the same name.Continue reading
By: Luke Dawood, Travel Consultant
SITA World Tours, already well known for their luxury itineraries in Asia and Africa, is trying to bring attention to their European lineup including The Emerald Isle of Ireland. I was fortunate enough to be one of the 10 travel agents from all over the US who were invited.