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A DAY AT MOLI – MUSEUM OF LITERATURE IRELAND

MoLI is located in the heart of Dublin City, more precisely at 85-86 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. It opened its doors to the public on 21 September 2019 and since then MoLI has been hosting a programme of events across the museum that includes performances, readings, talks and workshops. On entering the museum, one is…

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February 7, 2020

KELLEY’S PERFECT DAY IN DUBLIN

Since I live a little bit outside of the city, going into Dublin was always an adventure for me as a kid. The train journey seemed to take HOURS and felt as though we were going on a short little holiday with our packed lunches and clothes for every type of Irish weather. Since I…

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December 13, 2019

OUR 2020 CHARITY PARTNER – ALONE

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered up with ALONE as our Charity partners for 2020. ALONE was the obvious choice when we were deciding about who we’d like to partner with. The work they do to combat loneliness and isolation is something that’s very important to us. We know the power that a cup…

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December 4, 2019

OUR REBRANDING JOURNEY

The time has come to spill the tea on what’s been brewing the past year… For the past year we’ve been working with the brilliant branding agency – Neworld Associates. We wanted to create a stronger identity, brand and voice for Vintage Tea Tours. We loved our product but always knew we could improve. After…

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November 14, 2019

IRISH TRADITIONS AT HALLOWEEN

Samhain was a pagan Celtic festival that marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. It was believed to be a transitional period when the boundary between our human world and the otherworld was less secure so that the likes of púca, the banshee, fairies and other spirits could pass through…

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October 31, 2019

CHRISTMAS ON BOARD VINTAGE TEA TOURS

It’s time to start thinking about that wonderful time of the year when old friends catch up, families are reunited from all around the world and there’s always an excuse to treat yourself! We know, we know it’s not even Halloween yet but everyone knows how quickly everything and everyone’s calendar books up around the…

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October 2, 2019

CORK SUMMER SERIES

Last weekend saw our maiden voyage to the rebel city. We wanted to test the water and see if a jaunt around the Cork streets while having afternoon tea would be something the Corkonians would be up for and it seems that it is but only on one condition… That it’s Barry’s tea we serve…

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July 24, 2019

MND NATIONAL AWARENESS DAY

This June 21st is Global Awareness Day for Motor Neurone Disease.  For the month of June work offices, community groups and households will be hosting tea mornings, Drink Tea for MND, to raise money for IMNDA. If there’s one thing we’re good at it is drinking tea and if there’s one thing we’re even better…

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June 13, 2019

MADE IN DUBLIN: SEE THE CITY OVER SCONES WITH VINTAGE TEA TOURS

You’ve heard of bus tours; you’ve heard of afternoon tea. Walkinstown-born, Howth-based Karen Nixon had the genius idea to combine the two, and Vintage Tea Tours is the delicious result. Hop on a classic, London-style Routemaster bus, all decked out in colourful bunting and foliage, and cruise around the city while tucking into tiny sandwiches,…

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June 5, 2019

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

We’ve been hinting and hinting at so many exciting things that are happening here at Vintage Tea Tours. Well, we are now ready to announce just one of these things. Pauline and Kitty have a new sister! Her name is Molly and she arrived to us healthy and happy a few weeks back. Molly for…

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May 16, 2019

LAZY BIKE TOURS

Big changes are coming to VTT (stay tuned) and so to take a break from the madness we switched off the engine and swapped our vintage wheels for some electric ones! We donned helmets and high vis vests and along with Hugh from Lazy Bike Tours we cycled out of Temple Bar and started our…

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May 9, 2019

BENEFITS OF TEA

We know that tea has super powers. The ability to make someone feel a little better when they’re feeling down, a warm hug in a mug after a cold, rough day or the feeling of immense gratitude upon hearing the question “would you like a cuppa” when you’re right in the middle of a stressful…

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April 30, 2019

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