If you are planning on travelling for either a short or a long period of time, one of the key things is to be sure you have good travel insurance. You may need it at some point during your travels and it is always better to have it in case any emergencies arise. We get many questions about travel insurance and what is the best policy to take out for your trips so we decided to compile all our information together to help you make your choice. (more…)
As you all know, we love to travel and one of our favourite things to do is to explore a new city. In this blog we are going to share all our tips for exploring a city we love… Budapest. The Hungarian capital was formed when two cities, Buda and Pest merged. Buda and Pest lie on opposite shores of the Danube and became one, Budapest. Below is everything you need to know about the city; where to explore, things to do, where to eat, where to socialise and even all our tips for transport during your stay. If you have been to Budapest and have any new tips to add to the list, just leave a comment below. We are always looking for new travel tips and would love if you shared your tips with each other on our platform.
It’s the time of the year when we start planning summer festivals. You know we are big water babies here at OnTheQT so you can imagine the excitement in the office when we heard a week long celebration on the water was going to take place in June!!! (more…)
We all love a good holiday deal and especially to places such as Dubai, Thailand and the Maldives with Emirates Holidays. It is a flash sale so note that these offers end on Sunday. Choose from a family escape to Dubai, a couple’s retreat in the Maldives or a holiday of a lifetime with friends in Thailand; you won’t want to miss out on the following offers, all of which include return Economy flights from Dublin with Emirates. (more…)
Nothing beats a new destination for a hike in the fresh air! Below are a list of some of our favourite places to go on a hike or walk. Have you any favourite walks or hikes you love in Ireland? Let us know below and we will go check them out. We always love finding new gems to add to the list. Always remember mountain areas are very changeable places so be sure to check the forecast before you go so you can pick an appropriate route. If you are unfamiliar with an area, be sure to get an experienced guide to go with you.
I love getting articles on the newest destinations on the rise. Travel Counsellors have just revealed that Japan and Sri Lanka are new entrants on their top 10 long haul bookings list for 2019. The list, released by Travel Counsellors annually, revealed that bookings in January 2019 were up 100% for Japan and 40% for Sri Lanka. (more…)
The Adventure of a Lifetime
How did you come to do a trip like that? I must have heard the question a hundred times since I returned from the big climb last August. The idea started on a night out with friends, as many great ideas do, but instead of putting it down to the bravado of a few pints we followed through on our plan and later that year climbed the highest free standing mountain in the world. (more…)