Wednesday October 21, 2020

The East's Awake: Tourism hopes rises in the east

Can we transform a transit zone into a European heritage hotspot?

28th February, 2016
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Newgrange in Co Meath is more than 5,000 years old and a Unesco World Heritage site

So which one are you, the culturally curious or the great escaper? Perhaps neither? A bit of both?

The culturally curious traveller enjoys getting under the skin of a place, scooping away at its substrata to see how a civilisation ticks. They will typically take a five to ten-day holiday (a fraction of the time they invested researching in advance) and arrive fresh, focused and armed with their own bespoke itinerary.

The great escaper, on...

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