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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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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

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Conquering the Spinc

So, when I moved to Wicklow for work, people were always talking about ‘going for walks in Glendalough‘ and I assumed it was just St Kevin’s tower. Wrong! This pretty little nugget, nestled in the Wicklow countryside has stunning walks for every level of fitness. There are strolls around the lakes and a leisurely wander… Read More Conquering the Spinc

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Berlin, from up high and down low

Berlin is like an onion. No, not just because it might make you cry but because there are so many layers to this historically and culturally rich city! My 48-hour visit was long enough only to scratch the surface of what Berlin has to offer its visitors. The multitudinous aspects to this city mean you… Read More Berlin, from up high and down low

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How to spend a hygge weekend in Carlow

Hygge is the new cool. Sooo, obvs you’re doing it too, aren’t you? Here’s my post on enjoying hygge in…. Carlow. If hygge is life’s simple pleasures; good food, appreciating nature and indulging in plenty of what makes you happy, and you can do all of this just under two hours from Dublin, Why is… Read More How to spend a hygge weekend in Carlow

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Art in the woods

Get up, get uppppp!! Remember that new year’s resolution you made to get out in the fresh air more? Stop lazing the day away in bed, get in the car and check out Devil’s Glen outside Ashford, Co. Wicklow. Why is it called Devil’s Glen, does anyone know? I read somewhere that the roar of… Read More Art in the woods

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Fabulous foodie weekend in the West (of Ireland)

It’s January. It’s cold and wet and miserable. You have looked up flights but have no holidays to take so an overseas trip is out of the question. With no mini-breaks or holidays to look forward to you are at the edge and see no way of getting through the bleak midwinter. Do not despair, poppets… Read More Fabulous foodie weekend in the West (of Ireland)