Rolling green fields and beautiful beaches – Ireland is our home

A caravan in Cork: A night full of laughter

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 the edge of the world (or so it felt), was the perfect place to bond. It was a bit bonkers [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Blog, Ireland|21 Comments

Rated and Reviewed: The Titanic Experience in Belfast

“Take a left, and then another left and then a right and head straight on and keep going on and on and you should see it on your left!” The Belfast accent was so strong that it left me spluttering through my words. Gripping my map and determined not to make some touristy mistake; I [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Blog, Ireland, United Kingdom|2 Comments

10 Great Things to Head to in Dublin this December

Are you sitting at home twiddling your thumbs? Wondering what Dublin could possibly offer you this December? Fear not! I know that we’re already a few days into this Christmas month, but there are so many great and curious things on in Dublin city at the moment that I couldn’t resist putting together a short [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Blog, Favourite Things, Ireland|0 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

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

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

Rated and Reviewed: The Westgrove Hotel and Conference Centre in Clane

My head bobbed up and down in the water - it had been a while since I’d had a good swim! Behind me Mam floated along, her hair expertly tucked into her swimming hat. We had both agreed with each other that we would do five lengths and then treat ourselves to the Jacuzzi. This [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Ireland|0 Comments