Get over your ‘Post Xmas Blues’ in Dublin

Post Xmas Blues

GET OVER YOUR POST XMAS BLUES IN DUBLIN Though Christmas may be over there is still plenty to look forward to in Dublin’s fair city. Here’s my list of things to do to get over your “Post Xmas Blues” in Dublin, to keep your spirits up, even after all the left-over Turkey is gone and […]

Isaacs Hostel goes to Venice.

Isaacs goes to Venice Last weekend Isaacs Hostel and Jacobs Inn were invited over to Venizcia to join for their annual Hostels Meeting and Party. I (Elaine) and Helena (our reservations manager) went to represent the Hostels. know exactly how to throw a shindig, free food and (more importantly) an open bar!! Hostel […]

Movember Mo Party @ Isaacs Hostel Nov 29th


Movember Mo Party @ Issacs Hostel Nov 29th 6.30-8pm It’s that time of year again where every man of age and guts go ahead and grows beautiful face fuzz for the month of November..The moustache is king of November as Generation Mo takes over. Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay and all […]

Cheap eats in Dublin for Hungry hostellers

Self catering at isaacs hostel Dublin

Feeding Time at the Hostel- Read on for our cheap (but good) eats guide for hungry hostellers  Late Flight and you are arriving at the hostel starving? Early Flight, untimely hangover and need a miracle? Or you have slept in past our free breakfast times and need a nearby option to re-fuel. Here are a […]

A guide to living and working in Dublin for the first time

guide to living and workingin in ireland

Planning to live and work in Dublin? This quick guide of how to get yourself around the basics of setting up in Dublin! So you just landed at the airport? First off you can take the bus (Airlink 747 only €10 for a return ticket ) into Dublin to the main Bus station (BusAras) or […]

Dublin Flea Markets

Flea markets dublin

Dublin Flea Markets we love .. If you want to pick up some rare, extraordinary or vintage gifts in Dublin you should check some of the great Dublin flea markets and car boot sales. Most of them take place at the weekends all over the city. In most of the Dublin flea markets you can […]

What to do In Dublin this Halloween ?


What to do in Dublin this Halloween ? One of the places where you really want to spend your Halloween is in Dublin. Full of dressed up people, crazy parties and lots of live Halloween music events – you will have a ball !  The Fancy dressed crowd around the city make this place amazing […]

3 Things to Do if You Hate Walking Far and Only Have One Day in Ireland!


We like to say that we have a central location. We’re right next to the bus station, the train station and the Luas. We’re also just a 10 minute walk from Temple Bar, so you could say that we are certainly located centrally. I’m a backpacker, you jerk! I can hear you scream at me. […]

Longitude Festival Dublin

aupairs in Ireland

Longitude goes up and down… right? The Longitude Festival Dublin which happens in Marley Park this July will be an event where, unlike latitude where you have to give some, you will indeed get some. And what a line up there is, including old timers Kraftwerk and newcomers such as Jake Bugg who we are […]

Dublin Picnic Spots during a heatwave, the Top Five


Something strange is happening across Ireland for the next two weeks, something called a Heat wave! This is not a word used often in Ireland so it’s got everyone very excited and if you happen to be in Dublin for this historic event you should be too. So leave your raincoats at home and take […]