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Ireland is voted
the world’s ‘Friendliest Destination’
Ireland has topped the list of the World’s
Friendliest Destinations in the new edition of
Lonely Planet Bluelist 2008, the annual title
which captures the best in travel for the coming
year. The book is a collection of the world’s
hottest trends, destinations, journeys and experiences
from around the world.
The Emerald Isle tops the list of Friendliest
Destinations because of its “deliciously
dark sense of humour” and “welcoming
attitude towards strangers”. There is also
praise for “That famous ability of the Irish
– to find ‘craic´ (craic is
the Irish word for good fun).
Is Ireland good for golf?
Ireland is an ideal destination for a
golfing holiday. With internationally acclaimed
courses situated in some exceptionally beautiful
locations, Ireland has become the destination
of choice for golfers in the know. In 2006, the
famed K Club hosted the Ryder Cup – a fabulous
success that cemented Ireland’s golf pedigree.
With fantastic championship courses, thrilling
vistas, luxurious resorts, friendly people and
a mild climate that’s perfect for outdoor
sports, Ireland is ideal for all types of golfers.