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Dublin


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Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath) is the capital of, and largest city in, Ireland. The city is expanding rapidly, and as of the 2006 census, the population in the area of Dublin City Council was 505,739, the Dublin Region population was 1,186,159, and the Greater Dublin Area's population was 1,661,185.

Originally founded by the Vikings, Dublin is situation on the mouth of River Liffey, and has been the capital of Ireland since medieval times. Today the city is an important economic and cultural center, as well as being home to some of the best nightlife in Europe.

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Lonely Planet Dublin (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (256 pages)

Lonely Planet Dublin (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a Guinness in a genuine Irish pub; soak in the academic atmosphere at Trinity College; or admire impressionist masterpieces at the Dublin City Gallery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Dublin and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Dublin Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, literature, music, architecture
  • Free, convenient pull-out Dublin map (included in print version), plus over 25 colour maps
  • Covers Grafton Street, Merrion Square, Temple Bar, Kilmainham & the Liberties, North of the Liffey, Docklands, the Grand Canal and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Dublin, our most comprehensive guide to the city, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Ireland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Top 10 Dublin (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-01-16
Paperback (144 pages)

Top 10 Dublin (Pocket Travel Guide)
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin is your pocket guide to the very best of this city in Ireland.

Immerse yourself in all things Dublin by visiting the greatest pubs, bars, and clubs, and learning the legends and myths of the Celts. Our Top 10 Travel Guide will show you where to enjoy Irish music, find fun things to do with children, and take excursions across Ireland to drink in its beauty. We'll lead you to the best hotels, guesthouses, and B&Bs; show you wonderful restaurants and cafes; and even fill you in on the finest Irish writers and playwrights.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin

True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

   • "Don't miss" destination highlights
   • Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout
   • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries
   • Traveler tips and recommendations
   • Local drink and dining specialties to try
   • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities
   • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to the city of Dublin, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Dublin, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of Dublin; trip-planning itineraries; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

Frommer's Dublin day by day

By Jack Jewers

Frommermedia
Paperback (192 pages)

Frommer s Dublin day by day
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The city that was home to James Joyce, Maeve Binchy, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats and scores of other brilliant men and women, is as rich, intellectually heady and welcoming a place to visit today as it ever was. The trick is how to make the most of your precious vacation time while in Dublin — not an easy task.

This book will help. It was created for independent travelers and boasts a practical, colourful format with useful, clear maps and expertly designed tours. The guide highlights the must-see places and offers knowledgeable opinion on where to stay, eat and shop.

- Includes special interest tours: Dublin's Heroes; Dublin with Kids; Georgian Dublin; Vikings & Medieval Dublin, Trinity College and the Book of Kells
- Details great neighbourhood walking tours
- Opinionated reviews of the best nightlife, shopping and dining the city has to offer.
- Helpful tips and all you need to know to make the most of your trip in the Savvy Traveler chapter.
- Exact pricing so there’s never any guessing
- Maps to accompany every tour as well as a fold-out regional map in plastic case.

Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-02-15
Paperback (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the cobbled quadrangles of Trinity College, kick up your heels in Temple Bar, and pour a perfect pint at the Guinness Storehouse; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Dublin and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Dublin map (included in print version), plus over 10 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Temple Bar, Grafton St, Merrion Sq, Kilmainham, the Liberties, Phoenix Park and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Dublin's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Dublin guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Ireland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Fodor's Dublin 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Paperback (128 pages)

Fodor s Dublin 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Updated for 2018. Compact and affordable, Fodor's Dublin 25 Best is a great travel companion for travelers who want a light, easy-to-pack guidebook to one of Europe's most exciting cities.

  • DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Dublin 25 Best offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit, providing great places to shop, eat, sleep, and drink for every budget.
  • PULLOUT MAP: A handy, weather-resistant pullout city map provides essential information.
  • GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND MAPS: Full-color pictures and full-size street maps cover the best Dublin has to offer, all in an easy-to-use package.
  • INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Save time and space by having Dublin's top 25 sights and experiences in one convenient guidebook. Neighborhood walks show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas. Plan excursions outside the city with the Farther Afield section.
  • PRACTICAL TIPS: Travel like a local with our Need to Know section, filled with useful travel tips.
  • COVERS: Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Glasnevin, Guinness Storehouse, James Joyce Museum, Kilmainham Gaol, National Museum, St. Stephen's Green, Temple Bar,Trinity College.
  • ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's travel guide is researched and written by local experts.

    Insight Guides Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)

    By Insight Guides

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    Insight Guides Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)
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    Find the craic in Dublin with this Berlitz Pocket Guide, a concise, full-colour guide to Ireland's fast-paced capital. It tells you everything you need to know about the best places to visit in the city, from the party district Temple Bar, to the grand boulevard O'Connell Street and the ever-popular Guinness Storehouse. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.
    The guide is full of ideas for enjoying this friendly and vibrant city, with our 10 top attractions in Dublin, such as the world famous Book of Kells, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city. The What to Do chapter is a selection of what's on offer in Dublin, including pubs and nightlife, shopping, entertainment, sports and activities for children.
    The book provides all the essential background on Dublin's culture, including a brief history of Dublin and an Eating Out chapter covering the city's superb range of cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants and an A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.

    Lonely Planet Ireland (Travel Guide)

    By Lonely Planet, Fionn Davenport & Catherine Le Nevez

    Lonely Planet
    Released: 2018-03-20
    Paperback (720 pages)

    Lonely Planet Ireland (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Ireland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the brooding landscapes and windswept coast, soak up music and literary sites in Dublin, and explore centuries of history; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Ireland and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet’s Ireland Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, sport, and the Irish way of life
    • Covers Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Clare, Galway, Mayo, Donegal, Belfast, Armagh, Londonderry, Antrim, Fermanagh, Tyrone, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Ireland, our most comprehensive guide to Ireland, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    Looking for a guide focused on Dublin? Check out Lonely Planet’s Dublin guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; Best of Ireland, a photo-rich guide to the country’s most popular attractions; Ireland’s Best Trips, a guide to the best short and long road trips, or Pocket Dublin, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Super Cheap Dublin - Travel Guide 2019: Enjoy a $1,000 trip to Dublin for $120

    By Phil G Tang

    Independently published
    Paperback (113 pages)

    Super Cheap Dublin - Travel Guide 2019: Enjoy a $1,000 trip to Dublin for $120
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    Lonely Planet advises 'budget' travellers to pay 80 euros per day to visit Dublin. This guide will show you how to comfortably enjoy everything the Irish capital has to offer for $40 a day. 

    Super Cheap Dublin is a travel guide for people seeking cold-hard facts to enjoy the biggest Dublin adventure on the smallest budget. Choose from city adventures or mix it up with our nature suggestions. Either way, our plans and Dublin’s fascinating history will blow your mind, not your budget. 

    ✔ Cheapest flight route from America to Dublin (review this guide honestly and I'll find you the cheapest direct flight - save hundreds with my flight hacking skills)

    ✔ Tips on planning your trip on a budget

    ✔ Review of a great Free Walking Tour

    ✔  The cheapest place to stay (this may surprise you)

    ✔ Must-see and cheap hacks to see and do all the sights 

    ✔ The cheapest route form the airport to the city

    ✔ Advice on getting around cheaply

    ✔ Must-try street foods and where to try them

    ✔ Tons of cheap delicious eats

    ✔ Practical tips and insights

    ✔ Local Facebook groups to join for deals and insights

    ✔ Checklist of things to remember to save money

    ✔ Discount supermarkets

    ✔ Cheapest onwards destinations  
    ✔Bonus: Thousands of general travel hacks to save you money before travelling

    GO TO ONE BOOK

    Instead of trawling 100s of sites to find everything you need for a happy trip minus the scams and crowds you can grab a copy of Super Cheap Dublin for free (if you have kindle unlimited) or for a low price of $4,99. You can't google for the tips in here. OK, maybe you could but you’d have to read 100’s of sites. Save yourself the time and hassle. Enjoy everything Dublin has to over without the ascribed 80 euros a day.

    Get this guide to tick Dublin off your bucket list for under $150.

    Spend a little and enjoy a lot with Travel Addict Guides written by real travellers in collaboration with thrifty locals. 

    About me 

    Having travelled across the globe for 18 years extremely cheaply, without commonly used (and in my opinion annoying) hacks like couchsurfing or hitchhiking. I have built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel worldwide. I love sharing travel bargains - as you will see from my guides written in collaboration with friends I met travelling. 

    PLUS CHEAP FLIGHT

    And if you honestly review this book I'll use my flight hacking skills to find you the cheapest most direct flight for any route and dates you send me. One per review.



     
     
     

     
     
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