As you look ahead to next year’s travel, it’s never too early to start planning a trip for St. Patrick’s Day. Before you go, learn more about the history of the holiday, as it is not just an excuse to go out and party. It’s a holiday with lots of history and learning the history is just as important as celebrating the day. This holiday evolved from being recognized by a small country to finding a home in countries all over the world. When the Irish emigrated to different countries, they brought traditions and holidays with them. St. Patrick’s Day is embraced by those Irish and those not; it’s one of those holidays that brings people together.
St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He was born in Roman Britain in the fourth century and taken to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He escaped to a monastery in France, but then returned to Ireland after converting to Christianity. St. Patrick is most famous for confronting the Druids at Tara and abolishing pagan rites, helping make Christianity more popular. His rose to the status of bishop and then became Ireland’s patron saint after his death. His day became popular after the Irish emigrated to the United States and introduced it. The Irish celebrated it as a way to connect with their roots.
St. Patrick paved the way for Christianity by helping it become more popular and forcing out pagan rituals. The majority of Ireland is Christian, and they have Saint Patrick to thank. His story lives on each year his day is celebrated.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Book the Night on a Glacier experience, available May–September, from Off the Map Travel, to not only spend a one-of-a-kind night in a one-of-a-kind destination, but also enjoy your chance at seeing Norway’s magnificent polar bears.
The City of Sin is often seen as the perfect destination for pre-wedding celebration, but it offers plenty of thrills for newlyweds, too. Alongside the bright lights and buzz of the casinos, the city offers world-class entertainment and numerous outdoor adventures.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Sitges is one of Europe’s most lively and charming beach towns, and the perfect destination for a memorable spring break. The Spanish town is only a short drive from Barcelona and offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. This, combined with an incredible selection of restaurants, shops and nightlife experiences, make it a can’t-miss.