The Tour Groups we used in Vietnam 2019

By | May 9th, 2019|Categories: Vietnam|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Vietnam 2019 in Video

By | April 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: |

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 [...]

Rated and Reviewed: Where we stayed in Vietnam 2019

By | March 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Where in the world? Our Trips and Travels in 2019

By | January 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , |

Let’s cut to the chase - where do we plan on going this year? So far, I have two trips booked. This March (and following our “every two years” trend), Mom and I are heading [...]

Top Summer Holiday Destinations 2019

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

A version of this piece was originally posted in January 2019's edition of Fórsa Magazine. See more on their website here.  New Year celebrations have come and gone and for many of those still easing themselves [...]

Customs and Manners: Looking at etiquette around the world

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

A version of this article was originally published in Fórsa Magazine To tip or not to tip? Is it rude to make this gesture? When it comes to etiquette while travelling, it often involves you [...]

Memories of India and the memory of a friend now gone

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

For some reason this week I found myself thinking about a friend of mine who passed this year. My memories are starting to get hazy and I do not wish for them to be so. [...]

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, [...]