Category Archives: Local guide (staff pick)

Cultural attractions in The Latin Quarter Galway

The Latin Quarter in Galway is possibly best known for the amazing entertainment, nightlife, great restaurants, pubs, and quirky shops. But this area is also known for being epicenter of cultural attractions housing Galway Museum, theaters and civic trust building.  Find out little bit more about Cultural attractions in The Latin Quarter Galway – located […]

Cultural attractions in Temple Bar

When someone says Temple Bar, culture might not be the first thing that comes to your mind… but you are wrong! Culture vultures will enjoy quirky, cultural side of Temple Bar, dotted with galleries, theaters, festivals and exhibitions. These are all part of Temple Bar, same way as pubs are. So… set out for a […]

Instagrammable locations in Galway

If you are heading out to West of Ireland, you will be spoiled for choice with awe inspiring scenery ready to be instagrammed! Galway itself is picturesque, lively place with plenty of traditional and modern mixed in to keep your Instagram game strong. So, without further ado, have a look at some of the most  […]

Meet Barnacles Staff – Olivia

Name: Olivia Hanson Age: 22 Where are you from? Saskatchewan, Canada Hobbies: Going to live gigs with friends, hula hooping, painting, and checking off as many destinations from my European bucket list as possible! Favourite country you have visited: Scotland or Germany Why is it your favourite? Scotland has such a good vibe, we spent time […]