Places We Love: An Chonair aka Conor Pass in County Kerry

An Chonair, or Conor Pass in English, is one of the highest Irish mountain passes in the country. It’s one of those places that’s absolutely stunning when the sun shines down but also wonderfully mysterious and intriguing when the mist settles. I can’t begin to count the many times that we’ve passed through An Chonair [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Ireland, Places We Love|0 Comments

Places We Love: Banna Beach in County Kerry

Can you spot Mom on the rocks? Armed with our Nordic poles, Mom and I set off to Banna Beach to walk through the sunshine and breathe in the sea air. Also known as Banna Strand, this stretch of beach in our home county, Kerry, extends from Ballyheigue Beach to Barrow. It’s approximately [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Blog, Ireland, Places We Love|2 Comments

Our Favourite Things: Opening a Skelligs Solid Chocolate Easter Egg

The inside of the Champagne and Vanilla chocolate egg Mom is a self-proclaimed chocoholic and years ago when we discovered Skelligs solid chocolate Easter eggs, we fell in love. We’ve been getting an egg, every year, ever since. “I love the surprise of the hard and softer chocolate but most of all I [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|Blog, Favourite Things, Ireland|0 Comments

Places We Love: Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum

On the north side of Dublin, there’s a place that houses complete peace and tranquillity. Home to 1.5 million people, Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum has no shortage of stories to tell. The unique Victorian grounds hold an incredible natural beauty; memorial walls, tombstones, yew trees and flowers can be seen row after row and the atmosphere [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|2 Comments

The Plan is Simple: Our Vietnam Diaries Part One

The plan is simple: my partner, my Mom and I are heading to Vietnam this summer. It will be Mom's fourth time travelling there, my third and first for my partner. We will get our vaccinations well in advance but if you want to see what you need check out the Tropical Medical Bureau. In [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Blog, Vietnam|5 Comments