Europe, Ireland

Exploring Clare’s Breathtaking Coastline and Beyond.

These post lockdown, pandemic times are the perfect opportunity to explore this island and stay closer to home. I know I’ve said it before but Ireland has so much to offer. A few days discovering (or rediscovering) our Wild Atlantic Way, Ancient East, Hidden Heartlands or Northern Coast is never enough time. The Banner County… Read More Exploring Clare’s Breathtaking Coastline and Beyond.

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Review: Context Travel Book of Kells Tour, Dublin

I was contacted recently by Context Travel to review one of their Dublin based tours. Since I have been enjoying staycations more and more, over the past few months, and it’s fun being a tourist in your own city I thought let’s go. Full disclosure this tour was a gift and all opinions are my… Read More Review: Context Travel Book of Kells Tour, Dublin

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Wexford Weekend Wanders

I had gotten a little lax in my mission to explore more of Ireland. So to remedy that, last weekend, I decided to list the places I had been dying to see in the Sunny South East and start checking them off. Wexford is just over an hour from Dublin (obviously depending on your departure… Read More Wexford Weekend Wanders

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Sligo Photo Diary – Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

Ireland is a stunner of a country. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Even when it is at its wildest with vertical rain cascading down (seemingly trying to get in the window) there is a beauty there. On a recent trip to Sligo, on the west coast, I explored areas I had… Read More Sligo Photo Diary – Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

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Five go reminiscing on Sherkin Island

Did you succumb to the charm of Enid Blyton when you were growing up? Was your childhood literature like mine and littered with references to boarding school hijinx, a lad called Moonface who lived in a Magic Faraway tree or explorations with close friends resulting in, frankly, perilous adventures? If so then Sherkin Island is… Read More Five go reminiscing on Sherkin Island

Ireland

Dingle Staycation

The Dingle Peninsula is a beauty to behold. The entire Kerry Kingdom is really. So if a sunny weekend should crop up and you are hankering for a getaway, look no further than this staycation destination. Yes, Ireland can be pricey and yes we don’t always get the weather for outdoorsy stuff but when the… Read More Dingle Staycation

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Escape to Belfast for the​ weekend – Your guide

You’ve been meaning to take a trip to Belfast but it hasn’t happened yet. Follow my weekend guide for a great way to spend a few days in Antrim’s capital city.… Read More Escape to Belfast for the​ weekend – Your guide

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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

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