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Lewis Sloan

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Born in County Down, Lewis Sloan is a writer who has a passion for Irish travel and history. While studying toward a Master's in English Literary Studies at Queen's University Belfast, he held the role of Features Editor for The Gown, Belfast's largest independent student newspaper. When not writing, he can be found practicing yoga or petting every cat he meets on the street.

The 5 cosiest bookshops in Dublin

Want a comfy place to get lost in a book? We've rounded up the five cosiest bookshops in Dublin.

5 adorable fairy villages in Ireland

You'll be sure to find some magic at these five adorable fairy villages in Ireland.

10 amazing animal species native to Ireland

From the Connemara pony to the mighty red deer, here is our list of 10 amazing animal species native to Ireland.

10 amazing novels set in Ireland

Can't visit Ireland physically? They say books take you places, so here are our top 10 novels set in Ireland.

5 magical waterfalls in Northern Ireland

Here are the five best waterfalls in Northern Ireland that you need to see in your lifetime.

10 Halloween costume ideas that are quintessentially Irish

Here are our top 10 quintessentially Irish Halloween costume ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

20 mad Belfast slang phrases that only make sense to locals

New to Northern Ireland's capital? Here we've rounded up 20 common Belfast slang phrases and what they mean.

5 common myths about Irish surnames, debunked

Last names from Ireland come with certain misconceptions. Here we debunk 5 common myths about Irish surnames.

Top 20 Gaelic and traditional Irish blessings

Want to send someone positive Irish energy? Here are our top 20 Gaelic and traditional Irish blessings.

10 Irish traditions the rest of the world might find weird

From fairy trees to magpie salutes, here are 10 Irish traditions that people outside Ireland may find a bit odd.

The 5 best hikes in Northern Ireland

We've rounded up the five best hikes in Northern Ireland that you need to do in your lifetime.

10 creepy places in Ireland you should never go after dark

Beware! Here are 10 creepy places in Ireland we'd suggest you avoid after sunset.