Ardtara Country House Hotel Shines in Northern Ireland

Located 45 minutes from the scenic Causeway Coastal route, Northern Ireland airports, ferry terminals and the Sperrin mountains, Ardtara Country House is an ideal location for a romantic vacation or girlfriend getaway. The historic country house hotel & restaurant in County Londonderry, in the heart of Mid Ulster in Northern Ireland, is like a fairy [...]

2018-03-30T17:50:17+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Europe, Ireland, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining, United Kingdom|

Newforge House 5 Star Stay in Armagh, Northern Ireland

Whether you are in Belfast for business or pleasure, Newforge House is an ideal location with that home-away-from-home feel. The Georgian Country House was built in 1785 and has been lovingly handed down through six generations. Newforge House, is owned and operated by John and Louise Mathers, and is situated in the small village of [...]

2018-03-29T20:28:37+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Europe, Ireland, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining, United Kingdom|

Best Things to See and Do in Dublin, Ireland

St. Patrick's Cathedral is the largest church in Ireland. Photo © Nancy D. Brown We recently visited Ireland for the first time. We flew from San Francisco to Dublin for several reasons; flights were affordable, there was cheap and easy transportation available from Dublin International Airport to downtown and we had heard many [...]