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Springing Irish: America’s Most “Irish” Small Towns

From New York and Boston to Philadelphia and Chicago to Los Angeles, Irish culture made an indelible impact on American life. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and big city parades will abound while Irish pubs throughout the United States keep spirits up year-round. However, anybody — Irish or otherwise — can explore how Irish ways of […]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Family Getaways

Leprechaun lore, cheerful locals, delicious cheeses, beautiful scenery and delightful music … Ireland pretty much has it all when it comes to family travel. Besides the quick hop across the pond, it’s easy when most everyone speaks English and there are plenty of different ways to see the best of city and country (no matter […]

The World of Lucky Charms

With St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon, luck is in the air and you can keep it there with a few international lucky charms. While the kids scan the yard for four-leaf clovers, peruse this list for a new token to add to your home or wallet for good luck. Beginning with the most seasonally […]

St. Patrick’s Day Events Around the Globe

An ancient story of a saint bringing Catholicism to Ireland — all while driving snakes from the land — is a rare excuse a party, but, luckily for us, Ireland found a way. With a three-day festival filled with Guinness drinking, dancing, live music and the pinnacle of the entire event, the St. Patrick’s Day […]

Family-Friendly Festivals in New Orleans

Family and festival in New Orleans may seem like an oxymoron, but there is much more to this city than throwing beads on Mardi Gras. Kids of all ages enjoy the eclectic city for its live music culture, incredible food and exciting energy. Opt for a trip this spring and bring the family for one […]