11 of the most luxurious places to stay in Kerala

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

One of the things that amazed me about Kerala was how well they did luxury. Often tucked away from the public past the dirt tracks and in forests; the resorts all had their own personalities. [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: “Give me your best price, Ish”

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India, Tales from Abroad|Tags: , , , |

I walked along the dusty paths at the Uday Samudra Resort in Trivandrum. It was like two separate worlds. One that held the rich glamour of the wealthy and the other, a more normal and quieter [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: Munnar – “If there is a heaven on earth, then this is it”

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

I was worried when I heard the word “hike” but with the promises of a view that would take my breath away, I was sold. After all, I was in Munnar one of the most [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: The smiles of India

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

Heavily moustached and with a frown on his face, the Indian man read the text on the side of the bus. "29 nationalities" "30 bloggers" "Trip of a Lifetime" "#KeralaBlogExpress" and each country making a [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: Welcome to India!

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , |

The heat hit me like a slushie to the face. It was stifling hot and I was tired, jet lagged and instantly sticky. My linen shirt did Trojan work at combating the heat and as [...]

Travelling with Mom: Irish Bloggers Share Their Adventures

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

For some, travelling with parents can be an exhausting and stressful experience. But for many others, travelling with their Mom can be heart-warming and the ultimate bonding experience. I’m of the latter mind. For me, [...]

How to Apply for an Indian Visa from Ireland

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , |

Thinking of heading to India on holidays? Looks like you’re going to need an Indian Visa for the journey. Below is my experience of applying for one here in Ireland. To date, I’ve found visa [...]

How to fly when you hate flying

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Travel Tips|Tags: , , |

If the idea of flying scares the bejeebus out of you, I feel your pain. I may love to travel but I absolutely hate flying. Unlike my Mom who flies like a pro, I’m terrified [...]

When in Turkey: Don’t jump!

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Turkey|Tags: , , , |

I remember the doctor brushing the sand away from my backside, as I lay in the foyer. His needle at the ready. It was probably one of the most embarrassing experiences of my life and all [...]

A caravan in Cork: A night full of laughter

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Ireland|Tags: , , , |

As the rickety caravan swayed side-by-side and the rain poured down on our roof and into the back of our capsule, we couldn’t help but laugh. With the ocean at our doorstep, a caravan on [...]