If I had to associate one thing with Australia it would be Home and Away.
Long before I ever set foot in Australia, Home and Away (the Australian soap opera that’s aired on Irish tv since 1988) shaped my idea of what life was like down under. As far as I could see, it was all caravan parks, eternal sunshine, gorgeous people, amazing school uniforms, and a world where freak accidents, natural disasters and fires happened on a regular basis. Continue Reading
While traveling is just the greatest, the reality is that it often must come to an end. Before you know it, you’ve swapped your flip flops for boots, your Kingfisher for an over-priced pint, and sunshine for rain (at least in Ireland!)
Coming back from traveling can be tough, let’s be honest. When I returned to Ireland after years abroad, it was challenging. I’m not going to lie, at times it was really, really hard. Continue Reading
I didn’t expect to fall so in love with Essaouira, Morocco‘s windy, blue and white city.
But fall I did. I highly recommend Essaouira to any traveller heading to Morocco, and have put together this little Essaouira travel guide. The coastal town provides such a wonderful contrast to Marrakech’s dusty streets and busy, electric atmosphere. Continue Reading
Sandalled feet crunched in the gravelly, dusty path leading towards the Siq. Voices murmured and orangey light flickered inside brown paper bags guiding a path towards the lost city of Petra, and the wonderful experience of Petra at Night.
After a day spent wandering amidst the rose-red rocks of the otherworldly Petra, there was only time for a quick dip, shower and giant Middle Eastern feast before it was time to return for Petra at Night, an experience that surpassed by expectations even more than Petra had done earlier that day. Continue Reading
This is a guest post from Raeesha Ikram, who writes at asabbatical.com. To connect with Raeesha, follow her on Facebook.
For anyone visiting South Africa, a trip to neighbouring landlocked Swaziland is also a must! Swaziland, a small country largely surrounded by South Africa and sharing a border with Mozambique, is one of the top-rated destinations for tourists in South Africa. Continue Reading
Travelling in Jordan during Ramadan is nothing to panic about. In fact, experiencing Ramadan in Jordan turned out to be a wonderful experience, and much easier than I was expecting. Read on for tips and advice for travelling in Jordan during Ramadan. Continue Reading