Rolling green fields and beautiful beaches – Ireland is our home

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|2 Comments

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

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

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

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 county is the best in a few paragraphs and they did not disappoint. We hope that what we've said will [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Blog, Ireland|2 Comments

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

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 up with a collaboration to celebrate our country. For this, I included counties from both the Republic and Northern Ireland [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Blog, Ireland|1 Comment

A caravan in Cork: A night full of laughter

As the rickety caravan swayed side-by-side and the rain poured down on our roof and into the back of our capsule, we couldn’t help but laugh. With the ocean at our doorstep, a caravan on the edge of the world (or so it felt), was the perfect place to bond. It was a bit bonkers [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Blog, Ireland|21 Comments

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

10 Great Things to Head to in Dublin this December

Are you sitting at home twiddling your thumbs? Wondering what Dublin could possibly offer you this December? Fear not! I know that we’re already a few days into this Christmas month, but there are so many great and curious things on in Dublin city at the moment that I couldn’t resist putting together a short [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Blog, Favourite Things, Ireland|0 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|4 Comments

Rated and Reviewed: Rathmullan House in Donegal

Gazing out into the grounds with the trees providing shade, we realised very quickly that we could get used to lounging in the comfort of Rathmullan House. Located in Co. Donegal, the country house on the shores of Lough Swilly was to be our last port of call before we arrived at Malin Head, the [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|0 Comments