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Indulge your sweet tooth while backpacking in Dublin

Travelers planning a backpacking trip to the Emerald Isle will have the opportunity to sample some tasty treats at an event taking place in Dublin later this month.

Kicking off on October 30th, the Temple Bar Chocolate Festival features a packed programme of culinary-themed events and is sure to delight those with a sweet tooth.

According to Visit Dublin, those attending the calorific extravaganza can expect everything from tasting sessions to baking demonstrations.

Highlights include a chocolate fair in Meeting House Square, truffle making workshop at the Gallery of Photography and a chocolate beauty treatment event at the Clarence Hotel.

Several experts and chocolatiers will also be on hand to dish out advice and cooking tips, as well as tasty samples.

Known as the cultural heart of Dublin, Temple Bar is situated on the south bank of the River Liffy and is home to dozens of quirky shops, bars and restaurants.

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