Love it or hate it, Baile Átha Cliath (meaning “town of the hurdled ford” in modern Irish) is one of the most important cities in Ireland. It has survived the Easter Rising, the Anglo-Irish War of Independence, and the Irish Civil War…all with significant damage in structure, but not so much in spirit.

Now a place of great grub, a busy nightlife and tons of history, Dublin is often a traveler’s first stop in Ireland.

Learn where you can find the best burger in town, what pubs to avoid at Temple Bar and where all the locals are having a pint of Guinness.