FREE EXPERT TRAVEL ADVICE AND ITINERARY PLANNING:
Stephen McPhilemy, Ireland’s expert tour-guide, prides himself on giving unbiased and professional travel advice to visitors to his beloved homeland. He has helped over 100,000 travellers connect with impossible-to-forget Irish characters, locations, activities and accommodation.
This is an activity that Stephen loves doing and a service he sees as a patriotic duty. From an early age he has had a passion with connecting visitors with the very best experiences in his beloved homeland.
You are welcome to visit our Facebook group – Essential Ireland Travel Tips – where Irish travel questions can be answered in real time by our growing community
If you are struggling with planning your holiday of a lifetime to Ireland, then EMAIL STEPHEN BY CLICKING HERE and Ireland’s most experienced tour-guide will endeavour to respond within 7 days*, free of charge, with comments, timings, contacts and suggestions that are sure to enhance your Irish experience.
*Stephen presently receives 150 emails per week, do be patient in getting your response unless you mark it as urgent, and then Stephen will prioritise it for answering. You can of course avail of our ‘buy Stephen a Guinness’ service where for the price of a quiet pint (€5) you are guaranteed a personalised response from Stephen within 24 hours.
NOTE: Stephen travels Ireland every day for 6-9 months per year, there are very few Irish citizens who are fortunate enough to know his Island with such intimacy and familiarity. Stephens travel knowledge is based on personal experience and weekly on-the-ground updates. His travel and itinerary advice is also based on patriotic passion and will ensure you avoid the worst tourist traps and get the best magical experiences.
For example as yourself these 5 ‘Do you knows’
1. Where and what evening you’ll get to watch an under 12 hurling game?
2. Where to watch and even join in some authentic Irish dancing with the local community?
3. Where to find a old-school bar with no tourists and Irish locals all having a spine-tingling singing session?
4.Where can you experience an Orange March?
5. Where to find a 1912 Chemist shop with customers all sitting round read James Joyce aloud?
If you can answer these 5 questions, then fair play to you, you’re well on your way to understanding Ireland and have done your research well, you don’t need Stephens assistance except maybe for timings and some contacts. But if you cant answer these 5 questions* like this confidently then consider sending Stephen an email, you may only visit Ireland once – you need to be aware of every possible wonderful experience!
* The answers to these 5 questions can be found by clicking here. Slainte Mhaith/To your Good health!
RICK STEVES TRAVEL FORUM: https://www.ricksteves.
As part of his commitment to providing free and expert travel advice to as many travellers-in-need-of-
This site is an invaluable resource for travellers and is aimed primarily at American visitors, but of course can be of high-value to travellers of all nationalities.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERT TRAVEL ADVICE AND ITINERARY PLANNING:
For travellers who do not have their thirst for knowledge fully quenched by Stephens email response or their search through the travel forum at Ricksteves.com, you can avail of a very in-depth professional service provided by Stephen.
There are two levels of service provided.
1. Buy Stephen a Guinness – €5
for the same price as a pint of Guinness you can have your email-questions guaranteed to be answered within 24 hours and to your full satisfaction or Stephen will buy you a drink back by refunding you your €5.
Please note that is is certain that your hard-earned €5 will be spent on a Guinness by Stephen.
2. Buy Stephen dinner – €30
for the same price as inviting Stephen to your table for an hour in one of Irelands many fine restaurants and grilling him with a barrage of questions on what you should see and shouldnt miss on your Irish holiday, you can actually have 2 emails answered in depth within 24 hours and avail of a 30 minute phone-call or Skype call with Stephen in his sultry (and thick) Donegal accent to go over your travel plans and have your questions answered.