Frommer’s travel guide readers are a discerning lot. Ireland is their top tourist destination for 2011. Last year’s favorite Paris was beat out this year by the very tourist-friendly nation of Ireland. Here are some of their reasons for putting the Emerald Isle first.
•”The rugged beauty of the island and its historic past enchant me.”
•”I have family there. But I also love being out in the country, rambling around, exploring megalithic sites, and having tea in small shops. Love it all.”
•”Beer, castles, lush landscapes, and small enough to explore via bicycle or car.”
•”Love the scenery, love the people. Had an excellent time when I was last there, but need more time.”
•”A magical destination in nearly every way.”