So you have planned your visit to Croatia and know you want to stop by some cities and the islands, obviously. What else shouldn’t you miss as you journey along the Dalmatian coastline? Well, Plitvice Lakes National Park for one. Plitvice Lakes is an almost 300sq km forest park in Croatia. Enjoying its own microclimate… Read More Plitvice Lakes National Park Photo Diary
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
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
Oh it wouldn’t be Paddy’s weekend without a little rain. And true to form the clouds left the tap running, all.dam.weekend. Bring it on, weather. We are used to this and will enjoy our weekend, in spite of you. Powerscourt waterfall has been on my list for a while. I love Enniskerry and the Powerscourt… Read More Chasing waterfalls in Powerscourt, TLC style.
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
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
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)
Let me start this post by saying I am not a hiker! Neither am I a trail runner but I wanted to share this post with you, to show you that there is plenty of fun to be had in the mountains for a total beginner, like me. I wanted to make the most of… Read More Out and about in the Wicklow Mountains