How to fly when you hate flying

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 of heights (or more the fear of plummeting to my death). I also live with anxiety. This means that my [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Blog, Travel Tips|18 Comments

What We’d Do Differently: Five Things That Went Wrong in Vietnam

We’d be lying if we said that our entire trip was peachy but then again that’s part of the adventure. While our blog diaries may have just lightly touched on some of the issues that occurred on our trip to Vietnam this year, there are certain things we learned there that will help our shape [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Blog, Vietnam|3 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

Bits and Bobs: 8 Travel Essentials for Vietnam

It’s hard to believe that our June trip to Vietnam is less than 40 days away (I even had a dream last night about missing the flight – that was a nightmare!) Apart from light clothes, mosquito repellents, overseas plugs and sun cream, there are also some extra bits that we’re throwing in this time [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Travel Tips, Vietnam|2 Comments

19 Tips for Safer Travel Abroad

“Do you remember the way back to the hotel?” Whether you’re looking for a week in the Spanish or heading on a three-week stint in Thailand, one of the most important things is to be prepared! As seasoned travellers, Mom and I have had many experiences abroad and thankfully we've never had any major mishaps. [...]

By | April 7th, 2016|Blog, Travel Tips|1 Comment