About Una-Minh

Hello! Úna-Minh is a journalist, social media consultant and virtual assistant who loves (you guessed it) TRAVEL. She also feels a bit strange writing in the third person so she'll stop that now. You can find out more about me and my Mammy in the about section of this blog!

Your vote is needed: Help me get to Kerala!

Kerala Blog Express is an initiative by Kerala Tourism that offers travel bloggers an opportunity to take part in a two-week road trip through north and south Kerala in India. On a whim and tipped off by Breifne Earley in the Irish Bloggers group, I decided to put my name forward for this, thinking nothing [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Blog|4 Comments

Tales From Abroad: Behind the clicks of our cameras were Vietnamese women full of life – now gone

At 5pm the government's megaphone blared out messages of the day. “Propaganda!” our Vietnamese guide mused, as we stared across the rice fields. A spike in the grass, the speaker was hoisted atop dark juts of metal - a stark contrast to the beauty that surrounded it. Mom has always been an adventurer and I [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Tales from Abroad, Vietnam|3 Comments

Rated and Reviewed: Six Places We Stayed in Along the Wild Atlantic Way

It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed since our Wild Atlantic Way journey. You probably noticed that I took a bit of a break from blogging to recalibrate (the irony being that my idea of recalibrating was to dive head first into other projects). There’s so much still that I want to [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|4 Comments

Blogger Tips: What PRs want you to know about collaborations!

"Stats are handy to have when reporting to the client, but aren’t the be all, end all" Ever wonder what a PR looks for when they plan on reaching out to bloggers? Wonder how should you approach them? Over the years I've been lucky enough to get to know a variety of PR people who [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Blogger Tips|1 Comment

Rated and Reviewed: Rathmullan House in Donegal

Gazing out into the grounds with the trees providing shade, we realised very quickly that we could get used to lounging in the comfort of Rathmullan House. Located in Co. Donegal, the country house on the shores of Lough Swilly was to be our last port of call before we arrived at Malin Head, the [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|0 Comments

Our Wild Atlantic Way Diaries Part Four: From Doolin to Malin Head

Greetings from Kerry - We’ve arrived safe and sound back home to the Kingdom, but what a fantastic odyssey it’s been (and quite the achievement too if we might add!) It was tricky to update the blog while we were basking in the vibrancy of the Atlantic Way so this is just an overview of [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|2 Comments

Our Wild Atlantic Way Diaries Part Three: From Mizen Head to Doolin

Standing on the pier in Doolin, Mom and I watched as the sunset slipped down on the horizon. There were still surfers paddling along in the water. The waves still crashing against the rocks. It was quite simply: magical. Our Wild Atlantic Way journey has so far been full of adventure. We’ve travelled 597km from [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Blog, Ireland|10 Comments

Our Wild Atlantic Way Diaries: From Mizen to Malin Head Part Two

To say today has been hectic is a complete understatement. With just a few hours to go before our Wild Atlantic Way adventure, we’re bouncing around like energy balls. I made my way down to Kerry last night from Heuston station, and arriving at 9pm I wasn’t particularly in the mood to work at planning [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|1 Comment

Making a Will: Your Questions Answered Part Three

Welcome to Part Three of Making a Will with Gwen Bowen of Bowen & Co Solicitors. This is the third and final part of the series. In this short series, I’ve put the key questions to Gwen, who has kindly taken the time out to answer them. It’s important to note that everyone’s situation is different, [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Blog, Dying Matters|0 Comments

Our Wild Atlantic Way Diaries: From Mizen to Malin Head Part One

Value what’s on your doorstep, because what you can discover can be immense! This year Mam and I made the decision to explore our own country a bit more. We were initially going to jet off to the Camino de Santiago but changed our minds when we reflected on how much we can do here. The [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|15 Comments