Spring has finally arrived in Sligo + A quick Our Crossings life update

Just a few weeks ago, we were living our best lives. Between visiting our favourite beaches and nearby woods, popping in to see our neighbours and letting kids play together, getting ready to celebrate Ericeiras much-awaited 4th Birthday and our 18th anniversary which falls on St.Patrick’s Day and planning our future travels, it was all […]

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Ireland travel guide: 11 fun thing to do in beautiful Galway city

We’ve driven the Galway part of the Wild Atlantic Way many times over and for a good reason – every meter of the road brings you closer to traditional villages and beaches full of fantastic sea stacks. When we agreed to spend Valters 40th birthday in Galway, I knew we’d enjoy the time spent there […]

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5 top-rated day trips from beautiful Lisbon, Portugal you shouldn’t miss

Despite so many new countries and places to see on this planet, we always find our minds drifting back to Portugal. I’m not entirely sure what it is that keeps dragging us back to this country, but one thing I am aware of, coastal views, great food, and good waves never fail to disappoint. Although […]

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58 incredibly useful travel tips for visiting beautiful Dublin, Ireland

People come to Dublin city for many reasons as the Irish capital offers various fantastic attractions and must-see sites. There are, inevitably, many angles to the Dublin experience and f you sketch your visit accordingly, you can enjoy the traditions and culture of this incredibly social nation that has performed very well on the world […]

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A perfect 12 days Morocco and Spain itinerary for you to borrow

Although it was an early March, winter didn’t want to surrender any time soon as a thin layer of snow was still clinging to the icebound ground in Sligo and temperatures below zero were forecasted overnight. Dreary woodlands, filled with silence, were casting long and eerie silhouettes, a scene we were more than happy to swap […]

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Ireland travel guide: 8 memorable things to do in beautiful County Clare

I was wide awake well before the alarm clock had a chance to let me know it’s 5 am yet the gleaming morning light was already peaking through one side of the curtains, spreading flickering shadows on the wall. House was soundless; everyone was still asleep and off in the distance, I could hear an aeroplane rumbling […]

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Your guide to utterly unique places and sights to see in Edinburgh

As I sat in the backseat of a taxi, watching the world pass by, I was surprised by how strikingly different the usually familiar places looked at 4 am. Ever since I became a mom, being awake at that hour is nothing new to me, but travelling to Dublin Airport through the dark night, as […]

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10 essential items to pack for an unforgettable trip to the Emerald Isle

Ireland, situated in Northern Europe just West of the United Kingdom, is a sought out tourist destination for many reasons – the curving coastline sculpted by the full force of the Atlantic Ocean often leave a lasting impression, the landscapes of barren limestone and sacred sights are steeped in myths and legends, and traditional fishing villages […]

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20+ Memorable Things to do in Sligo, Ireland for every type of traveller

As soon as we jumped out of the campervan, I could sense the captivating power of the Atlantic ocean. The refreshing breeze brushed against my cheeks, and after a brief moment, exposed to nature’s beauty,  my senses erupted. I couldn’t take my eyes of Ericeira, as she was immensely observing shimmering waves. Her joyful expression […]

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8 unforgettable things to see and do in beautiful Venice, Italy

We may not be full-time travellers or digital nomads living the adventurous life that could put Crocodile Dundee and Indiana Jones to shame. And we may not start our mornings with a fresh coconut in our hands on a remote island whose name we can’t even pronounce, but every far-flung destination or staycation we choose […]

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Sligo Travel Guide: 8 best things to do in Mullaghmore Village

Mullaghmore

Sligo shaped us more than any other place in Ireland, and this is where our hearts beat faster. We love wandering through forests and spend time on the secluded beaches where blowings of the wind create the sand into collective structures. In recent years we had a chance to visit Mullaghmore, a beautiful fishing village […]

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A short guide to the best things to see and do in beautiful Bayonne, France

A week before we left for France a photo popped up on our Instagram feed with an impossibility beautiful street full of little shops and half-timbered houses that we swore we gonna track it down. Not to retrace other travellers footsteps, not in the slightest, but to ravel, in the stillness, only a small city […]

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A year in review: Our Top 2019 Personal and Travel Highlights

Happy New Year everybody and thanks so much for following along with our family adventures. With the end of 2019 in plain sight everyone tends to look back on the previous 12 months and so do we. We had grand plans for last year – some of them failed, others succeeded. In the end, what […]

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Celebrating our 1st Blogiversary with gratitude, statistics and twinkling lights

Today marks a year since we started our blog and published our first post, how exciting is that? Yes, it’s been a whole year of blogging, editing, learning, growing, pouring out words and proofreading. And, thanks to the eventful festive season, the special day almost slipped by without us realising the anniversary had crept up. […]

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