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!

Ireland’s Great Outdoors: 10 Irish parks you need to see before you die

Leap headfirst into it all by traversing Ireland’s great outdoors. We are spoiled for choice when it comes to parks and woodland in Ireland and while this is a great list, it certainly isn’t an extensive one, so I would recommend you check out the National Parks & Wildlife Service at npws.ie and coillte.ie to [...]

By | February 4th, 2020|Favourite Things, Ireland|3 Comments

Dying Matters: What to do with a Facebook account after someone dies?

Updated for 2020 For many, Facebook has been a place to share content but more often now it’s also become a place to honour people who are no longer with us. In 2015, Facebook introduced the Legacy Contact system to users. Initially only available to people in the US, Facebook’s Legacy Contact allows you to [...]

By | January 14th, 2020|Blog, Dying Matters|1 Comment

Five Great Running Spots in Tralee

It’s only in recent years that we’ve been able to enjoy exercise together as mother and daughter. Mom has always been the more active one and when I was younger I preferred to watch Pokémon! These days though we regularly go out walking together and we've even done 200km of the Camino. Never did I [...]

By | December 11th, 2019|Blog, Ireland|0 Comments

A more conscious way to travel

A version of this piece was published in Fórsa Trade Union Magazine Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, who is just 16 years old, has inspired millions to take global warming seriously. Her dedication and passion towards the environment have shown us all how we shouldn’t dismiss the strength of our younger generation. This year Greta [...]

By | November 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Where to drink the best coffee in Panamá City

Panama has the best coffee in the world. No seriously, they do, they even won a title for it. But I was astounded that so many didn’t know about it, myself included. I knew that there was a coffee scene in the country but it had never been on my radar. I hadn’t drunk coffee [...]

By | August 8th, 2019|Blog, Panama|0 Comments

Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Panama 2019

I usually take one trip with my partner a year, and this year we decided to head to a part of the world that both of us had never visited. When we told people we were heading to Panama it was immediately followed by a ‘really?? What made you choose there?’ There were a few [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|Blog, Panama|1 Comment

The best of Ireland: Where to go this summer

A version of this piece was originally published in Fórsa Magazine Though the glamour of hopping into a convertible and driving into the sunset on the Continent may be possible, travelling aboard may not simply be feasible for everyone, especially with those with children in tow. But the truth is, you don’t need to look [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Favourite Things, Ireland|0 Comments

The Tour Groups we used in Vietnam 2019

We just used two tour groups for our trip this year but one thing that we got a real experience for, was how to just wing it. The first tour group we used was tricky to decipher because it was through Viator (a tour aggregator company whose parent company is Trip Advisor). The reason we [...]

By | May 9th, 2019|Vietnam|0 Comments

Vietnam 2019 in Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE02UXaVCHk Here's a whirlwind video of our recent trip to Vietnam. I filmed this all on my iPhone 6S and edited it when I was home! It's in the Irish language but there are English subtitles available. Hope you enjoy this and feel free to leave a comment or ask any question about our trip. [...]

By | April 5th, 2019|Blog, Vietnam|0 Comments

Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2019

We’re back from an incredible trip to Vietnam. As Irish people whose burning point sits around the 24-degree mark, March was an ideal time to travel there (though we’re considering April next year for a bit more sunshine). We stayed completely in northern Vietnam this year because along with holidaying, we were also in the [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|Blog, Vietnam|0 Comments