Some Of The Best Things To Do in Tartu: The Free, The Fun and The Tasty

Located in the south of Estonia, Tartu – its second largest city in size – has a whimsical appeal to it drawing you in with its pastel-coloured buildings, overflowing flower beds and cosy cafes that invite you to spend a few hours in the sun slowly sipping a cup of tea in pure, undiluted peace. […]

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Celebrating Our Fifth Blogiversary With Gratitude and Twinkling Lights

Today marks five years since I started Our Crossings Travel blog and published that first post about a trip to Lake Garda, how exciting is that? I wasn’t going to make a big deal out of it, but eventually decided to write a post to mark this milestone because I believe that whether your blog […]

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France Travel Guide: Best Things To See And Do In Beautiful Nice

One of those things that would never lose value for me personally is time spent travelling and exploring the world together with my family. Travel inspires me to jump out of bed before the sunrise, encourages me to spend that extra hour at work and to say no to material things. There’s legitimately nothing better […]

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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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Your Guide to Visiting Beautiful Slieve League Cliffs in County Donegal

Our first visit to County Donegal, where we stayed in Bundoran, visited Slieve League Cliffs and went surfing with TurfnSurf Surf school,  felt like a rushed trip with way too much crammed into it. Various attractions and little villages we longed to finally see in County Donegal were connected by narrow country roads, and it […]

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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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A Locals’ guide to exploring beautiful Gleniff HORSESHOE 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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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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50 Fantastic Travel Blog Post Ideas For When You Are Stuck at Home

Inspired by the beauty of the world we live in, we are travellers and dreamers, just like many of our readers.  In addition to travelling, we also take delight in blogging and communicating with our readers through storytelling. Although the mere thought of sharing your story on the internet can be daunting, it’s an amazing […]

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Ireland travel guide: 11 fun things 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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A perfect 12 days Morocco and Spain itinerary for you to borrow

Although it was 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 for […]

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