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

We’re on a Kerry-roll! 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 [...]

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

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 (partly because Mom has always been the more active one and when I was younger I preferred to watch Pokémon!) Never did I think that I would be writing about great running spots! Tralee in Co. Kerry is [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Blog, Ireland|0 Comments

Places We Love: Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum

On the northside of Dublin, there’s a place that houses complete peace and tranquility. 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 and 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 Mammy and I are heading to Vietnam this summer. For Mam, it will be her fourth time, the third for myself and for my partner, it’s his very first time! With a fluttery feeling in my heart the more I think of it, here’s how our journey is [...]

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