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q. I hear that Canada has the best snowboarding camps. Where should I take my family?—T.M., Norfolk, Va. a. Most of Canada's major winter resorts have added special practice areas with ramps and jumps, and teachers certified by the Canadian Asso...
The Emerald Isle is experiencing such an unprecedented economic boom that, in Europe at least, it has been dubbed the Celtic Tiger. One thing's for certain: this feline has an appetite to match his wide, prosperous grin. In Dublin, there are three...
See our slideshow of Great Affordable City Hotels. What would you expect to pay for accommodations in a palatial, elegantly decorated suite in one of London’s most famously posh neighborhoods?One that occupies an entire floor of a regal Victorian...
London's Edge Minimalism becomes the Metropolitan, London's latest ode to utilitarian chic. Hotelier and fashion impresario Christina Ong collaborated with United Designers' Keith Hobbs and Linzi Coppick—who styled the interiors of Dublin's Claren...
Dubliners have traditionally considered their city's inner north side insalubrious—and best avoided. A host of just-opened bars and clubs, however, have recently transformed the gritty north bank into the perfect antidote to touristy Temple Bar. I...
A $137 million makeover has brought Dublin's landmark Shelbourne up to speed. The best new feature has to be the genealogy butler, a private consultant who, in an hour or two, can help you trace and map your Irish roots, back to the most distant g...
While no one was looking, Dublin blossomed into a bona fide cosmopolitan food capital. Want a Michelin two-starred feast?Book at Thornton's or Patrick Guilbaud. A restaurant-cum-lounge that looks as if it's been airlifted from San Francisco?Join t...
I was brought up between the mountains and the sea, and those spirits still haunt me: the urge in the mountains to search and find, and in the sea the longing to lose myself. My particular mountains were the Dublin hills. Of a morning their count...
Once upon a time, the notion "small is beautiful" wafted upon the air, and idealistic young folk reveled in simple, affordable cars like the Volkswagen Bug. The cars were iconically hip, a lifestyle statement. Across the water, the British equival...
Dylan Location The stately, red-brick Victorian is situated on an elm-lined lane in the exclusive Dublin 4 neighborhood. Those two-story brick row houses across the street go for 2 million euros a pop. Details Its public spaces are definitely ...
Generally speaking, you don't want a crowbar or a wheelbarrow to feature prominently in your vacation photos. Or rubble. Or poverty (unless, perhaps, it is the exotic kind—a shoeless boy with oil-black hair; a woman carrying vegetables to the mark...
When word first spread through Dublin that members of the rock band U2 were planning to buy the Clarence, a dilapidated hotel in the Temple Bar neighborhood, and turn it into an upscale crash pad, visions of outdated excess danced in Dubliners' he...
We tend to move around from city to city when we record. We started our latest album in Vancouver, worked on it in Dublin, went on to a chapel we rented in Athens, Georgia, and then mixed it in London. In Dublin, before we went into the studio, w...