Koh Tao, Uncategorized

9Things to do in Koh Tao if you’re not a diver

Don’t dismiss Koh Tao just because you aren’t a huge diving fan. Check out my post on things to do on Koh Tao that aren’t diving.… Read More 9Things to do in Koh Tao if you’re not a diver

Singapore, Uncategorized

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong – Review

I had about 16 hours in Singapore and that included sleep time so this was by far the fastest flying visit to a city I have ever made. Since I knew my time was limited and so too were my opportunities to tour the city, I chose a hotel I felt would be a little… Read More Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong – Review

Indonesia, Uncategorized

Mount Batur Hike – What You Need To Know Before You Go

Check out my post on everything I wish I had known before I embarked on my Mount Batur hike from what to bring, to what to expect.… Read More Mount Batur Hike – What You Need To Know Before You Go

Ireland, Uncategorized

ToonsBridge Dairy – a hidden West Cork gem

Weekends are made for exploring and outdoor fun and countryside strolls and delicious lunches. Especially the delicious lunches part. Let me tell you about the cutest hidden gem I found recently. If you are from Cork or have taste buds, you will know about The Real Olive Company in The English Market. The guys from… Read More ToonsBridge Dairy – a hidden West Cork gem

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Borneo: Breaking out of your comfort zone into the jungle

So you fancy a trip to South East Asia but enjoy a more ‘off the beaten track’ experience. Why not consider the jungles of Borneo? I visited this summer and trust me this trip takes you out of your comfort zone and drops you right in the thick of the jungle, bugs and all. Borneo… Read More Borneo: Breaking out of your comfort zone into the jungle

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A Visit to Sepilok’s Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

This post should really be called Orangutans: Nature’s True Yogis but I felt that kind of played down the good work being done by the volunteers and staff at the centre. Especially since I’m pretty sure yoga has nothing to do with the rehabilitation process. So, Borneo. Orangutan central. Right. Why else would you come here?… Read More A Visit to Sepilok’s Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

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How Instagram Affected Packing for my Travels

I am not hugely into fashion, in that I am kind of wary of new trends and don’t embrace them until at least half the people in my known universe have already bravely gotten on board. In no way am I a trend setter or even remotely interested in spending half my paycheck on clothes.… Read More How Instagram Affected Packing for my Travels

Ireland

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: Murder Mystery Dinner at The Station House Hotel

At the beginning of the year, my new year’s resolution wasn’t to give up anything but to take on something. I wanted to fill my weekends and time off with memories and new experiences. Hum with me now, ‘the sloth days are o-ve-er, the sloth days are gone (for the most part). I went for… Read More A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: Murder Mystery Dinner at The Station House Hotel

Ireland, Uncategorized

Because she’s worth it. Mother-Daughter 5 Star Getaway

The June bank holiday weekend in Dublin is always crammed full of fun diversions, from the Forbidden Fruit music festival to Tattersalls’ Horse Trials and Country Fair, to the Bloom (Irish Chelsea Flower Show) Gardens and the Tall Ships Riverfest. This city is bursting at the seams with treats to suit all tastes and levels of… Read More Because she’s worth it. Mother-Daughter 5 Star Getaway

Ireland, Uncategorized

Tea for two and two for tea

Afternoon tea is definitely one of the most dainty, indulgent first world activities that I enjoy participating in! I have been to some of the big hitters in Dublin city center and cannot fault the Westin’s ‘to die for’ buttermilk scones or the delicious sandwich platter and tea menu from the Westbury. The decadent, dining… Read More Tea for two and two for tea