Food-Themed Festival Set for Westport
Starring alongside many top music acts including Bell X1, the Divine Comedy, David Gray and Bryan Adams, delicious food is a huge part of this year's Westport Festival of Music & Food which takes place in the beautiful grounds of Westport House on Saturday June 28 and Sunday June 29. Michelin Star chefs, well known TV chefs, local artisan food producers and international food vendors will all come together in Westport to create a food lovers paradise.
The Chef's Kitchen
Gastronomic gurus including Rachel Allen, Clodagh McKenna, Darina Allen as well as Ross Lewis (Chapter One), Derry Clarke (L'Ecrivain), Noel McMeel (Lough Erne Resort), Neven Maguire (MacNean House), Seamus Commons (Knockranny House, Westport) and Frankie Mallon (An Port Mór, Westport) will prepare delicious, mouth-watering dishes using locally produced, seasonal ingredients from Mayo and the surrounding areas in The Chef's Kitchen, which will be located in the Food & Wine Magazine Village.
For more information, visit: www.westportfestival.com.
Visit India's Golden Triangle with GoHop.ie
Discover Northern India including the Golden Triangle and go on game drives on the trail of the elusive tiger.
Holiday highlights include:
Head on a guided tour of historic Old Delhi
Explore modern and vibrant New Delhi
Visit the beautiful Agra Fort
Witness stunning views at the Taj Maha
Get up close to nature in the Keoladeo Ghana National Park
Enjoy an early morning jeep safari in Ranthambhore National Park
Discover fascinating museums and architecture in the pink city of Jaipur
Price €1,420pp, includes return flights, 9-day tour, accommodation as per the itinerary, taxes and charges. Travel: October 2014.
For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1eUWgZs.
Cuba Beach Offers to Varadero
Discover the beauty and tranquillity of one Cuba's most idyllic beach destinations, Varadero.
Paradisus Princesa Del Mar
Spend 7 nights at the 5* Deluxe Adult Only All-Inclusive Paradisus Princesa Del Mar, Varadero Beach Resort from only €1,395pp. Combine this with a 3-night stay in the 5* Havana Parque Central on a B&B basis from only €1,595pp.
Iberostar Laguna Azul
Spend 7 nights at the 4* Plus All-Inclusive Iberostar Laguna Azul, Varadero Beach Resort from only €1,275pp. Combine this with a 3-night stay in the 3*Plus Telegrafo Hotel, Havana on a B&B basis from only €1,425pp.
For more information, visit: www.cubatravel.ie.
Explore Cambodia with Intrepid Travel
Classic Cambodia Offer – 6 days; was from €650pp, now from €585pp
Combining the magnificence of the Khmer Empire with lively Phnom Penh, this introduction to Cambodia is the perfect way to get acquainted with this captivating nation. Bask in the magnificence of the Royal Palace, reflect on Cambodia's tragic history at Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields, explore the incredible Angkor Wat temples and learn about Hindu epics and Cambodian myths from locals themselves.
Price includes 5 nights' hotel accommodation on a B&B basis, one lunch and two dinners, local tour leader throughout, transport, sightseeing and activities. Intrepid can also arrange international flights.
For more information, visit: www.intrepidtravel.com/tkks.
Austria & Slovenia Offers from Crystal Summer
Visit beautiful Austria, home to spectacular scenery and fantastic outdoor activities including walking, hiking, cycling. Or head to stunning Slovenia and discover the country's diverse landscape including its gorgeous alpine peaks and picturesque lakes.
Austria - Depart June 25 for 7 nights
Stay in the 3* Obermair Hotel, Mayrhofen, on a B&B basis from just €375pp.
Stay in the 4* Austria Hotel, Niederau, on a half-board basis from just €415pp.
Slovenia- Depart June 25 for 7 nights
Stay in the 4* Kompass Hotel, Kranjska Gora, on a half-board basis from just €555pp.
Stay in the 4* Jezero Hotel, Bohinj, on a half-board basis from just €595pp.
For more information, call (01) 673 3839 or visit: www.crystalsummer.ie.
Berlin City Break with the Travel Department
Enjoy a guided tour of this fascinating cultural and historical haven, taking in the highlights and learning about Berlin's fascinating past. Fly direct from Dublin to Berlin with Aer Lingus, including guided transfer on arrival to your hotel in the city centre. Stay for 3 nights in luxurious 5* hotel accommodation with breakfast included each day. You will also receive a welcome drink upon arrival. From your hotel you will enjoy a half day guided tour of Berlin travelling along the famous boulevards 'Kurfürstendamm' and 'Unter den Linden' including a view from outside of the State Opera House and Humboldt University, Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate and the remains of the wall close by the former border crossing point Checkpoint Charlie. You will also have plenty of time for personal sightseeing, where you can explore the wonderful museums, galleries and monuments, and try out some of the numerous restaurants, cafés and bars.
Price: From €529 including tax pps.
For more information, visit: www.traveldepartment.ie.
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