Category — Ireland
Just because you may be in international waters it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Many cruise lines offer up special holiday meals in honor of the holiday. Including green beer.
Anything can be made green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, it just takes a small drop of food coloring, but to truly get an authentic taste of Ireland, Soda Bread is where it’s at. The bread, which is made with baking soda instead of yeast, gained popularity in the 19th century and has been a welcome dish on any Irish dinner table since.
But to have authentic Irish Soda Bread, a Cruise to Ireland should be on your to-do list.
In the meantime we’ve got a simple recipe for you from Cruise Consultant Merry Keane, who has dual citizenship between the US and Ireland. Best of all this recipe only has four steps. [Read more →]
March 16, 2012 No Comments
There’s a reason the city of Dublin is investing over 600 million euros into a cruise ship terminal. Cruises are offering more and more itineraries that include the Emerald Isle because there are tons of things for people to do and see.
Here is a sampling of some of the sights and experiences that await you in Dublin, the largest city in the Republic of Ireland.
Turn the Page
- Dublin is also known as the city of words. It was the home to several major authors like James Joyce and George Bernard Shaw and the setting for some lauded novels like “Ulysses” and “Angela’s Ashes.” There are tours of significant places in the life of these authors along with the Dublin Writers’ Museum, which goes in-depth into the city’s literary history. There are even two institutions dedicated to sharing the work of James Joyce to visitors. [Read more →]
March 14, 2012 2 Comments