USIT Work and Travel Blog

10 Wonderfully Weird Ways To Travel, Around The World

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Autonomous flying vehicles carrying commuter’s around a major metropolis? The days of this being a reality solely reserved for the cast of Futurama are seemingly numbered and Dubai is leading the revolution. Dubai has declared their first ‘Volocopter’ test a success in what is a landmark moment for autonomous transport. The Volocopter is an 18-rotar, two-seat …

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Ranking The Best City Stopovers On The Way East

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Dublin to Tokyo? 9,579km. Dublin to Sydney? 17,204km. Dublin to Auckland? 18,167km. You don’t need us to tell you that’s a monster distance and unsurprisingly, you won’t be able to from A to B without a stopover. Long haul stopovers are either a painful and necessary evil or a massive opportunity to explore some incredible …

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Dubai To Build The World’s Biggest Indoor Theme Park…Approx 7 Minutes After Building World’s Biggest!

Posted 3 years ago in Asia

Have you ever bought yourself a brand new, gorgeous car and the next day started planning on buying another one? Nope, us neither. Do you know who would? Dubai would… IMG, The Dubai-based company behind the 1.5m sq ft Worlds of Adventure have barely had time to crack open a bottle of champagne before outlining plans …

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Best November Destinations: From Winter Warmth In Dubai To Mexico’s Day Of The Dead

Posted 3 years ago in Asia

It’s getting irritatingly cold isn’t it? To be fair, the October weather so far hasn’t been too bad but you know the teeth of the wind will soon rip through your umbrellas and buckets of water will cascade down your stern face as you bravely battle the elements. Our advice to you, soldier on because …

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The World’s Best Irish Pub Is In The Least Typically Irish Location Ever!

Posted 3 years ago in Asia

Don’t even try to argue that as an Irish holidaymaker, you haven’t at some stage done the most typical of Irish abroad acts and gone to find the nearest Irish pub. It’s both a blessing (familiarity, safety) and a curse (go experience something new!). True to the stereotype, the World’s Best Irish pub has just …

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Guy Gets Upgraded to $21,000 First Class Seat On Emirates, Has The Time Of His Life!

Posted 3 years ago in Asia

‘When I think of the best days of my life, I  think of the day my children were born..and maybe today, when I was upgraded from Business to First Class on Emirates’. Ever wondered what it’s like to fly from New York to Dubai in the most decadent and luxurious airborne vessel imaginable? Step forward …

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Best October Destinations: 10 Holiday Options Made For Autumn

Posted 3 years ago in Asia

Feeling that end of summer pain? We all know it, that crushing wave of foreboding that looms large on the horizon as we approach the end of August and another Irish summer is officially marked in the books. We’ve had a decent run this summer, but the inevitable rain, wind and 6pm (and earlier) sunsets …

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Round The World in 2016: The City Slicker

In the third part of our Round the World series we’re appealing to those of you blown away by the vast cities that shoot high into the sky and sprawl wide across the landscape. We’ve already shown you how to visit 4 continents on the cheap with East Bound & Down plus the foodie’s paradise …

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Round the World Trips in 2016: Part One

It’s the dream, dropping everything and planning that once in a lifetime trip around the Globe. The Round the World urge could be sparked by anything from wanting to find yourself after college, making a lifetime of memories on honeymoon or a retirement reward after all those years of hard graft. The one guarantee is that you will …

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