Head north for a taste tour or rule the roost in Philadelphia’s hottest property
Travel deals: Taste winning fare in Wineport Lodge or visit the capital and discover what Irishness means around the world
Ruling the Roost
Philadelphia’s hottest property right now comes by way of ROOST East Market, a boutique, extended-stay hotel concept. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, the brilliant brains behind Brooklyn’s Wythe Hotel, the hotel houses 60 apartment-style accommodations alongside landscaped terraces, community vegetable gardens, a heated pool, 24-hour fitness centre, a library - you name it, it’s on site. Hot desk in their uber-cool lobby, or rent a bike and live like a real Philly local. Visit myroost.com for rates.
Wineport Lodge has won the Best Guest House Breakfast at the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland. The luxury stay, near the shores of Lough Ree, was awarded for its exceptional range of Irish fare, including Kilbeggan Organic Oats and Horan’s of Athlone pork. Next up, Wineport plans to roll out a weekend brunch offering later this month. Taste the winning fare for yourself with weekend rates including breakfast from €185, wineport.ie.
Enniskillen launches its very own Taste Tour this month, highlighting some of the best in local food and drink. The tour, which included breakfast and lunch, with an array of tasty snacks in between and a few alcoholic beverages, is the best way to experience all that the city has to offer epicurean-ly. Visit discovernorthernireland.com for more.
The five-star Conrad Dublin has teamed up EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and the Irish Family History Centre to offer an educational overnight experience for two. Stay at the hotel with breakfast and a welcome treat from the pastry chef, plus tickets to the museum at the CHQ Building. There, you’ll discover what Irishness means around the world and consult with a genealogical expert on site to research your own family’s heritage. The package starts from €370 per room, visit ConradDublin.com.