From the Guinness store house to Trinity College there are countless places and official initiatives to explore when visiting the capital of Ireland. But what about taking a step off the beaten track and discovering the city through a different set of eyes? I want to take you away from the usual tourist haunts and … Continue reading My Kind Of Dublin
As the horrific story unfolded on Thursday evening from Barcelona, I felt the familiar pang of sadness that I can only say we have all become too accustomed to. Glued to the news from the moment the story broke, I silently prayed they would catch the cowards responsible and waited anxiously for the death toll … Continue reading WE stand against terror together
So, after working out that I have been on TWENTY TWO different flights over the past eight months (Holymoly!), I decided it was time to do a blog around tips for travelling. I’ve learnt so much over the last while, from being more resourceful during the planning stages, to making my flight as comfortable as … Continue reading Tips for planning your travels
Last week myself and Brian jetted off to Köln (Cologne), in the west of Germany, for a couple of days. The main reason we chose there was because the flights were really good value for last minute, €100 return, and I do love Germany so it was win win. I like to think I’m familiar … Continue reading Köln; the jackpot of city breaks!
Back in January, I read about a festival in New York City called the Governors Ball, and I thought to myself; WHY NOT? I booked flights and festival tickets and then I put the trip to the back of my mind, not really thinking about it again until a couple of days before leaving. At … Continue reading ME vs NYC
I spent my first full day in New York walking around the city with Greg from Real New York tours and some others who were staying in my Hostel. It was such an eye opening experience and I really wanted to share some of the highlights with you. If you are interested in seeing an … Continue reading Walking tour with Real New York Tours
I spent the last 10 years fantasising about travelling and exploring new places and it was a taxing job trying to ignore the tsunami of envy I felt every time I saw another photo online of someone (ANYONE!) on their travels. So I decided it was time to face my travel bug head on and … Continue reading One size fits all? Not with travelling!
Amsterdam was a funny experience for me. I was there a couple of weeks ago for the Kings Day celebrations, which to us Irish would be the equivalent of St Patricks Day, so I caught the city at its most intense time of the year. Although I had fun and met some lovely people during … Continue reading Amsterdam – A beautiful city with a dark undercurrent
Recently a colleague of mine, who I have always admired, made me feel like a queen. To give you some insight; she’s a classy lady in her 50s, a fantastic sales woman, well travelled and a person who I look up to in many ways. So when she came up to me recently and said … Continue reading Slap fear in the face!