Cycling
Top tips for a European cycling holiday

AA Roadwatch asks Mike McKillen of the Cyclist.ie, the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network, for some advice for anyone considering taking to the saddle on the continent....

Medical Emergency Abroad
Avoiding a Medical Emergency Abroad

There are plenty of steps travellers can take in advance of a trip away, which can minimise financial costs and the inevitable stress that comes with a medical emergency abroad. We’ve listed below some incredibly simple steps to take ensuring everyone has a safe and...

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AA Roadwatch’s European phrasebook

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of a driving holiday. Whether you’re taking your own car on the ferry or hiring one when you get there, driving in Europe is always an adventure. The continent has a huge variety of driving routes, from scenic mountain...

city break
City Breaks – the AA Roadwatch guide

Here in Ireland we may be marooned on an island, but it’s never been easier – nor cheaper – to jet off for a fun-filled city break in one of the dozens of fascinating destinations on our doorstep. And now that winter is (mostly) behind...

Rome via Wikipedia
Travelling to Rome – the AA Roadwatch guide

For centuries, Rome has been known as the Eternal City, so called because ancient Romans believed that no matter what happened in the world, and how many empires rose and fell, Rome would go on forever. So far, they've been proven right....

Armagh Planetarium
Family fun at Christmas – the AA Roadwatch guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas is coming and the kids are getting excited about Santa’s visit. But it also presents a challenge – how do you occupy the little ones when they have more than two weeks off school in...

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European Christmas Markets – AA Roadwatch

The most wonderful time of year is fast approaching, and with it the traditional Christmas markets that fill entire cities across Europe with the warm scents of mulled wine and hot chocolate....