Six fantastic 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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IRELAND TRAVEL GUIDE: TOP 9 THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN BEAUTIFUL CONNEMARA

We’ve had always been fascinated by the rural roads we get to drive in Ireland as the unknowns that come with each trip provide a visceral sense of completeness.  And, because a road trip to Connemara,  a beautiful and at times desolate area,  has been on our wish list for way too long, two weeks […]

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Ireland travel guide: 7 fantastic things to see and do in county cork

Even if you think you know what to expect from a certain place, being there in person will give it so much more context and excitement. After four hours of non-stop travelling, we finally arrived in Ireland’s second-largest city, Cork. Squinting in the bright afternoon sunshine we cheerfully ambled through its narrow alleyway to get […]

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10 Fantastic and Easy Tips on How to Stay Healthy When We Start Travelling Again

For us enjoying life means two things. First, getting out into nature and second, reframing our thoughts about everything we see and experience along the way. That’s why we love to explore the world as much as possible. We all know that travelling is an incredible experience and we’ve all heard about the benefits of […]

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An amazing 2-week road trip itinerary through Ireland’s Southwest

After all the road trips we’ve done so far in Ireland this year, exploring naturally fertile southwest that’s laden with stunning scenery is the one to take the prize. Firstly, it was because we were finally allowed to travel within the country. Second, the opportunity to devote our time to exploring Ireland’s Southwest corner. where […]

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Exploring Dingle Peninsula: Everything You Need to Know For a Perfect Trip

With every coastal view more dramatic than last, with the briny smell of wild Atlantic ocean and flawless exhibitions of natures wonders, Dingle is and always has been close to my heart because there is more to it than just scenic terrain. She’s a beauty with a big inspiring soul. Utterly irresistible with layers of […]

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A fantastic Walk of The Weekend: the Killaspugbrone Loop walk in sligo

The forecast called for heavy rain, but the skies blew otherwise and gave us an unexpected display of constantly changing lights and colours. There were no people on the looping trail, just a few donkeys silently grazing away in the grassy field overlooking an endlessly choppy bay. And that’s where the magic sometimes exists; in […]

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A fantastic walk for a weekend: Hiking Queen Maeve’s Trail in Sligo

So far in my 38 years of life, I haven’t discovered anything as peaceful as walking through the woods, looking up at the tree canopy, and watching the sun push through the leaves and illuminate the trail ahead of me. And, if there is one thing that we can take away from the past 18 […]

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The Post-Quarantine travel Bucket List We Never Knew We’d Have

Ever since I remember myself, I knew I wanted to travel. With that in mind, I’ve always had endless lists of places, epic adventures, and experiences I had a desire to encounter. I’ll admit, over the years, while reading and daydreaming about far-flung places, I’ve gathered a startling amount of amazing things to do around […]

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8 Powerful Tips on How to Make the Most of the First Post-Quarantine Trip

People leave their homes and travel the world for a bunch of different reasons. Some do it to challenge themselves and expand their perspective, some to escape an unhappy situation or celebrate a special occasion. And, often it’s seeking something they don’t have at home; a slower pace, sunnier weather and the freedom to do […]

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Ireland Travel Guide: The Best Things to see and do in Beautiful Sligo Town

Spontaneous road trips keep my imagination running wild and feeds my desire to leave home and feel everything in person. That’s why I love where we live in Ireland – Sligo and its rugged terrain embody the true definition of adventure and deserve at least one encounter in a lifetime if not more. Our second […]

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8+ Inspiring Mountain Adventure Books you should read

When I was younger, storybooks kept me company and were my only option of seeing the world. Although now I am finally able to explore the globe and go on real adventures I once only was able to secretly plot in my head, I still drift towards books, because reading is the best way of […]

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