Astrid Hofer

Astrid Hofer works as a freelance journalist for media outlets around the world, mainly writing about travel, lifestyle, and pop culture. When she is not busy listening to live music in one of her favourite pubs, taking cheesy sunset pictures at the beach, or cliff walking, she can usually be found over a mug of hot chocolate planning her next trip.

Top 10 mad facts about hurling you never knew

Hurling ranks among the most popular sports in Ireland. Get ready for the next match with our fun facts about hurling below. The Irish love their sports and when visiting...

Top 5 Irish prison breakouts of all time, RANKED

Prison breakouts have always fascinated people everywhere, and the Irish have gone down in history with some of the most spectacular ones. Read our top five Irish prison breakouts...

Top 10 mad facts about Gaelic football you never knew

Our very own version of soccer ranks among the most popular sports in Ireland. Brush up your knowledge with our ten mad facts about Gaelic football below.  Two teams, two...

Top 25 Irish phrases and slang words used in daily life

When visiting Ireland, it comes in handy to get familiar with the local lingo – here are the top 25 Irish phrases and slang words you need to know.  Many...

10 important things to know before going to Ireland

Ready to start your Irish adventure? We want you to experience the Emerald the best way possible - so check out our top 10 things to know before going...

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