Last weekend marked an important milestone for myself and Brian, it was the one-year anniversary of a life changing decision. The decision was to completely cut alcohol out of our lives. *GASP!! Fast forward to today, and I can say, wholeheartedly, that it is the best choice either of us has ever made. Normally I … Continue reading Giving up alcohol was the best decision of my life
Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I sat down to write and I must say that as I stare at this blank page now, ready for the first post of 2018, it feels good. I had a wonderful Christmas at my family home, my mum would put Rachel Allen to shame … Continue reading The Goal That Changed Everything
Over the past few weeks my mind keeps drifting around the topic of fear. I’ve spoken about fear on this blog before, mainly facing the fear of trying something new. However, when it comes to a deeper level of fear and the feeling of vulnerability, I haven't had to delve too deep in that realm. … Continue reading Turns out I’m not invincible!
2017 has been the year of admiring street art for me. I am constantly amazed at the level of beautiful and creative work on display across walls and surfaces everywhere I travel, as well as at home. From bold political statements to visiual colour bombs, there is something very captivating about a well-executed piece of … Continue reading The Street Art of 2017
Despite the current Ryanair drama, I know lots of people are still looking forward to winter trips over the next couple of months. I have three more to go before I reach my 2017 goal of flying once a month, and I can't wait! I've picked up a few tricks along the way that have … Continue reading Top 10 tips for flying
"No." "no..." "NO!" Such a teeny-tiny little word and yet many of us find it remarkably difficult to say it to each other. We say 'yes' to invites, people, places and ideas which deep down if we're brutally honest with ourselves, just don't make us happy. Can you imagine if there was a way to … Continue reading Thanks, but no thanks!
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