Ireland is a city with an exciting mix of the old and the new. On the one hand there is the quite countryside and on the other hand there is also the exuberant hustle-bustle of the city. A trip to Ireland is like walking through the pages of its rich historic culture and Irish tradition. The island which is 302 miles long and 170 miles wide, is made up of 32 counties. There is an abundance of natural landscapes dotted with some magnificent castles. The city is a hot spot for several iconic monuments which speak volumes of its cultural diversity. Ireland, also known as the emerald is definitely a jewel of a destination which deserves at least one visit.