There is no doubt that January is a time where we all tighten our belts after the splurge at Christmas. If you are planning a little getaway The Viking Hotel is the perfect base for the lots of activities in Waterford that are completely free or at a very low cost. You can enjoy your break away without breaking the bank. 1. The Beach We often associate the beach with summertime, however there is nothing better than a walk on the beach when the weather is so fresh. In Waterfo...

Waterford has become more and more attractive to tourists in recent times mainly due to the opening of The Waterford Greenway. There have been fantastic improvements to the ‘apple market’ in the centre of the city; namely, the construction of the large-scale triangular canopy made up of stainless steel, glazed edges and a reflective underbelly. In addition; there are some annual attractions for Winter being held in Waterford that should be highlighte...

Graduation - the occasion that awards students’ hard work and marks the beginning of a new and exciting chapter where a young adult must now map out their own career path.Graduation Dress So many of us graduate wearing the honorary cap and gown without fully understanding this type of uniform. It seems that every University have different traditions and the colours of the robes vary greatly. According to The University of Limerick website; the history of Academic dress dates ...

Team Building has become more and more common in recent years; It is generally seen as important that business organisations create a culture of trust. According to virtu.com 27% of employees who plan to leave within the first year cite feeling ‘disconnected’ to the organisation (HerdWisdom) and 72% of highly engaged employees understand their importance or role and how it contributes to organisational success (ClearCompany). With this in mind; corporate team building exercises are a goo...

The Summer months are holiday time for families! Although many travel to sunny destinations outside of Ireland often a staycation is the holiday of choice. When choosing a family holiday destination there are a number of factors that are important to consider: 1. Family Friendly Offers Family Holidays can prove expensive; from buying meals every day to providing entertainment for the kids. At Viking Hotel in Waterford, we understand the challenge! We have family rooms in the...