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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our crossings is nominated for The Outstanding Blogger Award

Today, I want to thank my friend Kerry from Postcards from Kerry, an exceptional blogger herself who is particularly gifted in writing fictional fairy stories, for nominating me for the outstanding blogger award. I am really excited about this one, and to be described as an outstanding blogger does feel quite flattering. The nomination is also […]

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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

Our primary reason for creating Our Crossings travel blog was to share our travel adventures and to enrich the audience with visual storytelling. But once in a while, we like to use social media as a platform to encourage people to care more about our oceans. Heading down to your local beach and picking up […]

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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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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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