The journey to Phnom Penh was long and uncomfortable, as many a journey in South East Asia can be. A boat, a tuk-tuk, a minibus and a coach brought us from Laos’ 4000 Islands to the Cambodian border where we were herded into the harsh sunlight and sticky, heavy heat. Continue Reading
Last weekend I was lucky to attend a wedding in Nerja, Spain.
Nerja is located on the eastern part of Malaga’s Costa del Sol. Nerja and nearby Frigiliana are so beautiful and relaxing, and the ideal locations for a wedding! 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
After days spent wandering around idyllic Ubud, eating so much great food, playing with monkeys and doing a lot of walking, we were ready to see more of Bali.
With little time to spare, we opted for a full day tour that brought us to visit some temples, to see Mount and lake Batur and with a visit to a Bali coffee plantation thrown in.
This week, I’m excited to share this guest post, ‘The Insider’s Guide to Beijing’ from Jess Signet of Tripelio. Jess is a travel blogger who lived in China for nine months, so who better than to give us the inside scoop on Beijing?
The Insider’s Guide to Beijing
Gili Air, located off Bali and Lombok is a slice of paradise. Unreal clear water, dream-like snorkeling, stunning sunsets and laid back vibes make Gili Air one of my favourite places. And then there’s the food.
As it’s Paddy’s Day, I thought I would focus on my hometown of Dublin for a change!
And because I love food, I thought I’d put together some of my favourite food spots in Dublin, in case you are ever in town and feeling hungry. Continue Reading
On International Women’s Day, I thought I would share some of my favourite photographs of women taken around the world.
It was the kiwis that brought us to Keri Keri. Those brown furry fruits with the bright green guts. We laughed at the fact that we were going to be be kiwi pickers in New Zealand, where both the people and the native wingless birds are known as kiwis. Continue Reading
Travelling around South East Asia is so doable thanks to easy access to cheap transport. For the price of two pints back home, you can often cross through entire countries in South East Asia.
The well-worn backpacker circuit is paved with a variety of routes and means to transport backpackers where they want to go. Buses, mini-buses, trains and boats are at your disposal, and all it takes is a visit to one of many travel agents who will get you from A to B. Continue Reading
When visiting Oslo in the winter, having somewhere nice and cosy to come in from the cold to is pretty important. The Scandic Vulkan* in Oslo is ideal in that it offers awesome rooms with thoughtful, modern touches in a hotel that is centrally located and with beautiful aesthetics. Continue Reading