Your Guide to Exploring Burren National Park in County Clare, Ireland

A trip to the Burren National Park three weeks ago had promised much with towering rain clouds and cushiony light sweeping across the remote, rocky landscape land throughout the early morning. By afternoon all had dissipated and moved southward and I thought I was to be denied a reasonable photograph. Little cloud cover meant no […]

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Six Wonderful Things to Experience in Marrakech, Morocco

At first, most of my dream destinations and places used to originate from classic adventure books. With the help of Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling and Mark Twain they took me from dry prairies and erupting volcanos to the deepest depths of the ocean. After that, I discovered colourful images between the glossy travel magazine pages, but nowadays […]

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Your Essential guide to planning the best Edinburgh holiday in Scotland

Edinburgh, a wondrous fusion of old and new, is Scotland’s most visited city. The capital of Scotland has it all: the nine volcanic hills that shape its skyline, the Queen’s palace, a world-class botanic garden with its own library that holds a collection of almost 4,000 rare books dating back to the 15th century and […]

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Your ultimate guide to planning the best Biarritz holiday in France

Well before coronavirus was a threat to international mobility, I could effortlessly come up with a handful of arguments to rationalize the cost – in terms of both euros and tons of carbon emissions added to the atmosphere — associated with travelling. You know those invaluable life lessons you can only discover through travel like […]

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How To Spend a Brilliant Weekend in Beautiful Killarney, Ireland

There’s nothing like a good day outside and that’s why outdoor adventures are a huge part of our lives. When I look back on the last year’s journey along Ireland’s rugged coast, it struck me that it wasn’t about big shiny moments but more about the art of making the small things the biggest things. […]

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A Locals’ guide to exploring beautiful Gleniff Horsehoe valley in Sligo

While the freedom to explore the world is still on hold, I know that the storm will eventually clear and the natural world will restore order. As we patiently wait for pandemic cases to decrease, we are embracing little things that don’t cost us a penny; going for short, brisk walks in the nearby woodlands […]

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7 Amazing Things To Do When Visiting Ericeira, Portugal For The First Time

There’s nothing like a great coastline to get me excited about photography. Whether it’s the seagrasses graciously swaying in the sea breeze, secret caves lying beneath the steep clifftops or the ocean that’s groaning and gasping through the storms – coastal adventures are a great way to soak in the views and savour colourful sunsets. And that’s […]

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West coast living: 6 things to think about before leaving dublin behind

Our biggest dream manifested into reality, when in January 2018, after 10 years in Dublin, we moved to a place where the Atlantic ocean touches the land. To finally live in Sligo town where unparalleled energy is emitted in the surrounding landscape is a gift we get to enjoy every day now. There is rugged […]

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A locals guide to visiting iconic Kylemore Abbey in Connemara

If you share our love for travel, we invite you to dive into yet another exciting journey where you can try delicious foods, photograph vast landscapes and have a memorable time. I can’t explain the whole experience of the sensory overload we had a chance to undergo while travelling along Ireland’s West coast a few months […]

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5+ BENEFITS OF CLEANING UP YOUR LOCAL BEACH & how to get started

Living just a few feet away from the ocean, we’ve developed something of a personal connection with the coast; I love how the molecular ions in the salty air and all characteristics of the ocean’s rhythms have this mystically astounding ability to ignite our souls with boundless curiosity and have the power to fill us […]

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Six fantastic travel & adventure books to take your mind off things

When you scroll through Our Crossings travel blog you’ll see for yourself that some of the blog posts are pretty much straightforward mini-guides and that some of them stand out a little bit more and are probably way too long. The genuine reason behind the extended ones;  instead of writing been there done that type of articles […]

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A fantastic walk of the weekend: exploring ireland’s highest waterfall

I’ve been mesmerised by the views of  the Glencar Lake, laying in the middle of a hushed valley, for a very long time. I was drawn in by its serenity, and I loved how on a cloudless day, you can watch sunbeams touch the valley and the peaks of rolling hills. One place to see […]

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9 essential tips to make the most of your first campervan trip

Every memorable adventure begins with a leap of faith and with not knowing how it will turn out in the end. This time two years ago, we took a plunge and bought a campervan – small enough to manage country roads and big enough, so we don’t feel on top of each other. Waking up […]

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