Why Wanderlust Is A Wonderful State Of Being And Not Some Sort Of Illness

Why Wanderlust Is A Wonderful State Of Being And Not Some Sort Of Illness

People say I have 'caught the travel bug', but I don't like that term. When we think of a 'bug' we think of something inherently negative. As if my love for traveling the world and exploring new places is some sort of illness, some sort of sickness which I can't recover from. People are quick to … [Read more...]

2015 Travel Bucket List

2015 Travel Bucket List

Quick post to share with you some of the destinations I hope to travel to this year. It has always been my goal to visit 50 countries before my 30th birthday, which means I need to visit a minimum of 5 countries this year. Considering it's January 15th and I have one ticked off already, that … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolution: Stop Giving Up!

New Year’s Resolution: Stop Giving Up!

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein - Every year I make a list of new year's resolutions, and at the end of every year I find myself looking back on that list and realising how little I accomplished. Not that I accomplished very … [Read more...]

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

2013 flew by so fast I have hardly had time to sit time and sum it up. We are already nearly halfway through January 2014, I have barely had a chance to breath. Where did all those hours, days and weeks go?  What exactly happened and how far has 1 calendar year brought me? Or, as the truth may be, … [Read more...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Sometimes you need to stop walking through life at such a fast pace, pause for a moment, and enjoy the little treasures that are right in front of you...treasures that are often only visible when you make the time to take a closer look. I have many close up shots of beautiful and vibrantly colorful … [Read more...]

St Patricks Day….in Ireland!

St Patricks Day….in Ireland!

Yes, Yes, I hear ya! An Irish person, living in Ireland, preaching about the awesomeness of St Patricks Day. How cliché! But hold up a second, I have my reasons for being seriously over excited about St Paddys Day this year. On March 17th 2013, 9 short days from now, I will get to celebrate all … [Read more...]

ONE FIT MUCKER!!

ONE FIT MUCKER!!

Guess what? I have set up a new blog by the brilliant name of ONE FIT MUCKER. Don't worry...I'll still be posting about my travels here, but posts about my new mission to get fit and have fun doing it will be posted on my new blog with lots of great photographs from each event. The challenge : To … [Read more...]

Money for Mud

Money for Mud

I'm delighted to say that I shall be putting my travelling shoes on again in March, on a journey of a lifetime to Kolkata, India. India will be country number 36 for me...a tiny bit closer to my goal of traveling to 50 countries before I'm 30. However before I go, I am determined to raise … [Read more...]

My TV Debut….in Georgia!

Just back from the most amazing trip of my life. Truly an eye opening experience. I met so many lovely people, learned more about Georgia than I know about my home country, tasted delicious Georgian wine, enough cheese bread to last me a life-time, had dinner with the Dutch Ambassador, walked along … [Read more...]

A Balloons Eye View – My GoPro Adventure

A Balloons Eye View – My GoPro Adventure

If you're a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that last Thursday I lost my amazing GoPro camera, after attaching it to 23 helium balloons, and watching in dismay after the wind snapped the rope and it floated high into the sky over county cork. (You can read about all the drama HERE.) What you … [Read more...]