6 Reasons Why You Should Travel By Train At Least Once In Your Lifetime

I was raised in a small town that had train tracks running right through it, and ever since then, seeing and hearing trains has always brought me a sense of discovery and wonder.  They activate my imagination and trigger my passion for exploring places near and far. Having travelled extensively by train in my early […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Planning the Best Ericeira Vacation in Portugal

There’s nothing like having your bags packed, boarding passes printed and passports ready for the journey ahead! It makes everything come into perspective, and it reminded me of how hungry my inquisitive mind, body, and soul were for new encounters. When summer days are numbered in Ireland and most of Europe, there are plenty of places where the […]

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Belfast Bucket List: The 10 Best Things to See and Do in The City

Arriving by car in Belfast’s city centre, the end of a journey from Northwest Ireland that skirts past many towns and villages, you cannot fail to admire the city’s appeal as it has a pace and bustle you’ll find nowhere else in Northern Ireland. The city’s core is Donegall Square with the City Hall in […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Beautiful Wicklow National Park in Ireland

Getting out into the wild and being surrounded by birds, trees and all living things is the best remedy for body and soul. It’s our sanctuary and happy place all in one. We believe that every wild and beautiful place we visit lets us experience living in the moment, mould us into who we are […]

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8 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Visit Edinburgh At Least Once

A great destination for a day trip or a longer holiday, Edinburgh has a lot to offer in terms of things to do and sights to see. The city is especially appealing to those seeking architectural beauty, curious landmarks, and immersion in the Scottish way to be. When it comes to things to do in […]

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Northern Ireland Travel Guide: 9 Amazing Things to See and Do in Derry

Looking for the best things to do in Derry? Well, you’re in the right place. To get to grips with Northern Ireland’s history, a visit to its cities is essential. You can choose Belfast where grand public buildings line its streets, explore the cathedral town of Armagh where St Patrick is said to have established […]

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A Short Guide to Visiting Clare Island in County Mayo, Ireland

For several years, I’ve heard Clare Island, a mountainous island guarding the entrance to Clew Bay, described with glowing superlatives. It was often referred to as a place where you can breathe in the fresh air, connect to the natural world and forget about your day to day duties. So when our well-planned and well-anticipated […]

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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 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 are […]

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A Short Guide to The Best Attractions Along The Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland

The primary emotion that washed over me once the hissing doors of the Airport shuttle bus closed behind my back and my feet hit the wet pavement was pure adoration. Edinburgh is a ridiculously good looking city and there is plenty to stimulate the senses as you mander between Edinburgh’s Old Town attractions and the […]

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A Year In Review: Our Top 2021 Personal and Travel highlights

The unexpectedly frosty morning that stopped everyone in their tracks a couple of months ago in Sligo was a gentle reminder that the winter is coming and is coming fast. And before I could even blink – December and the festive season that usually provides a welcome break from daily routines and responsibilities was upon […]

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A Local’s Guide to Exploring Wonderful Caves of Keash in Sligo, Ireland

The ground was still moist from last nights downpour, and every blade of grass was tilted under a heavy blanket of dew. Jet black clouds blocked out the sunbeams, but I could feel this was going to be a good day. We were embarking on yet another exciting family road trip around Sligo, this time […]

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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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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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