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

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|2 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: 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

Making a Will: Your Questions Answered Part Two

Welcome to Part Two of Making a Will with Gwen Bowen of Bowen & Co Solicitors In this short series, I’ve put the key questions to Gwen, who has kindly taken the time out to answer them in full! I’ve split this Making a Will series into three parts. Part One is here. It's important to note [...]

By | September 4th, 2016|Dying Matters|2 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

Places We Love: The Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens

We love horses and we also love gardens, so naturally being in Kildare for a breakaway, it made sense for us to head to the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens. The Irish National Stud is a Thoroughbred horse breeding facility in Tully, Co. Kildare and is seen as Ireland’s centre of equine excellence. Its [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|9 Comments

18 Blogger Questions Answered by the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland

Over the past few months, bloggers and disclosure have come to the forefront in the media, but there has still been a lot of confusion in the air. Is this an ad? Do I need to disclose? When do I need to disclose? There were a lot of questions that needed to be answered. To combat [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Blog, Blogger Tips|6 Comments

The Ultimate List of Cheap Things to Do and See in Dublin

Are you a bargain hunter like me? Are you on a budget trip? Then this list is just for you! While there’s plenty of things to see in Dublin (and many free things too!), not all of them have to be expensive. It’s not about being stingy, it’s about being clever and making the most [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Ireland, Travel Tips|4 Comments