A Wee guide to Some of The Best Things to See and Do in Brittany, France

It was a near-perfect day on the rugged coast – blue sea and enough breeze to offset the heat of the flaming sun hung high up in the cloudless sky. The beach may have been a little overcrowded, but it wasn’t long before we were in the water. Visiting Brittany, located in the northwest region […]

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A Short Guide to the Top 9 Things to See and Do in Delightful Bruges, Belgium

Strolling through Bruges unfamiliar streets and squares filled to the brim with small cafés and vintage shops, we stopped many times to gaze into the beautifully decorated shop windows, tried to imagine what the rooms look like behind those pink painted window frames, admired its medieval architecture. When I look back on the past two […]

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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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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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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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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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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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