Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Japan 2018

By | August 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Japan|Tags: , , , , |

This year myself and my partner headed on a three-week trip to Japan. Too long had it been on our bucket list and we didn’t know what really to expect but because it was new [...]

A Mother-Daughter Journey: From Santiago de Compostela to Cape Finisterre

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: Spain|Tags: , |

Our walk across the Spanish countryside has long come and gone but as you many of you know, Mom and I walked the Camino Finisterre this year taking in around 89km overland. The Camino Finisterre [...]

Nerds Unite: 32 things every geek needs to see in Japan

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Favourite Things, Japan|Tags: , , |

My partner and I are pretty hardcore gamers so it was only natural that our journey to Japan was heavily on the geeky side. But Japan is not just heaven for gamers and anime fans, [...]

Do’s and Don’ts: Japanese etiquette for first-time travellers

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Japan|Tags: , |

Well now! How are you? It’s been a while. Myself and my partner are just back from an epic adventure to Japan. We spent 3 whole weeks traipsing across the country and flew home to [...]

Camino de Santiago for the senses: What you can smell and taste along The Way

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Portugal, Spain|Tags: , , |

This year Mom and I journeyed again to Spain where we walked the Camino from Santiago de Compostela to Finisterre. Also known as Land’s End, Finisterre is rock-bound peninsula on the west coast of Galicia, Spain and in Roman [...]

A First-Timer’s Guide to Vietnam

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , , |

This piece was first published in the April 2018 edition of Fórsa magazine and my piece was reproduced here with permission. I've added a few lines for links. It's aimed at people in Irish so [...]

Part Two: 32 reasons why Ireland should be on your bucketlist

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Ireland|Tags: , , |

Welcome to part two of the Ireland, county-by-county bucketlist. I reached out to fellow bloggers and came up with a collaboration to celebrate our country. I gave Irish bloggers the task to showcase why their [...]

Part One: 32 reasons why Ireland should be on your bucketlist

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Ireland|Tags: , , , |

I could rave about Ireland all day but for many others, quite often we forget what’s on our doorstep, and so I set off on a task. I reached out to fellow bloggers and came [...]

Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2017

By | January 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: , , |

I know, I know, it’s already 2018 and I’m only getting around to writing this now. But hey, better late than never eh? Last October we spent an amazing month in Vietnam and travelled from [...]

A taste of Hue: where the women are clearly the bosses

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Tales from Abroad, Vietnam|Tags: , |

The dragon boats are floating up and down Hue's Perfume River as Mom and I sit under the canopy of the Truong Tien Bridge. Who'd want to eat in a dreary restaurant when you can get [...]