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
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 at Carton House
Indulge me while I gush and coo a little over this hotel. I stayed at the Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Collection on a recent visit to Budapest and it was bliss. From the moment you step inside this lush, luxury cocoon you are swaddled in the embrace of decadence. The staff is so amiable… Read More 5 Things to do during your stay at Aria Hotel Budapest.
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)
It seems like everyone and their Mom is heading off to Dubai and Abu Dhabs and I must admit that a part of me has complete FOMO and wants to go work there, tomorrow. But past experiences have made me cautious so, rather than committing to a two year stint right off the bat, I popped… Read More Playing in the Abu Dhabi sandbox.