Monemvasia: The Last of Greece’s Secrets

Monemvasia: The Last of Greece’s Secrets

The words ‘secret’ and ‘Greece’ don’t normally fit together. According to the World Bank, almost 18 million international tourists visited the country in 2013 and that number continues to grow exponentially despite the debt crisis. But there is one place in Greece which has remained hidden away … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Train Etiquette in Japan

10 Tips For Train Etiquette in Japan

Train Etiquette in Japan - What You Need To Know Before You Go Travelling by train in Japan is by the far the easiest and most convenient way of getting around. The whole experience is usually very orderly, clean, precise (trains almost always arrive on time) and quick. As with any culture though, … [Read more...]

Stunning Video of Sherkin Island

Stunning Video of Sherkin Island

This stunning video of the Sherkin Island Regatta in West Cork (one of the most South Westerly points of Ireland) makes me want to jump in a bus / car / plane and head down to West Cork RIGHT NOW. Seriously, have you seen he colour of the water? The boats? Sherkin Island? That view? If this is how … [Read more...]

Forget Airbnb – 7 Brilliant New Travel Startups To Plan Your Next Trip

Forget Airbnb – 7 Brilliant New Travel Startups To Plan Your Next Trip

A recent article in Business Traveller magazine about allowing employees travelling on business to use Uber and AirBnB while travelling for work got me thinking about all new travel startups out there trying to disrupt the way travel and accommodation is organized. From swapping your New York loft … [Read more...]

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...]

Cheap Flights: Dublin to Boston For €70

Cheap Flights: Dublin to Boston For €70

I always promise to keep my readers up-to-date on cheap flights and any deals I come across and today I do believe I have HIT THE JACKPOT.  Wow Air, Iceland's answer to Ryanair, have launched cheap flights to the United States from Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin for just 99 dollars. That's like...70 … [Read more...]

Dublin’s First Ever Silent Disco Walking Tour

Dublin’s First Ever Silent Disco Walking Tour

When my friend Amanda asked if I wanted to go to a silent disco walking tour of Dublin, I'm sure you can easily guess what my immediate answer was! When I found our a bit more information about the event hours before it started, my excitement levels were through the roof! The tours were to be led … [Read more...]

Dublin’s Biggest Pillow Fight 2015

Dublin’s Biggest Pillow Fight 2015

A few months ago a post I wrote about the most unusual and unique free things to do in Dublin was widely shared and read. Turns out a lot of people are looking for free things to do in Dublin! One thing that wasn't included is all the great free, and very random, events that are organized by people … [Read more...]

Our Surfing Adventure To Morocco

Our Surfing Adventure To Morocco

Time to look back and compare my trip to Morocco with my family in 2005 and my recent trip to Taghazout to go surfing with friends in early May. The two holidays could not have been any more different. Family Trip To Agadir, January 2015 In January 2005 I travelled to Morocco with my parents for a … [Read more...]

Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is Actually The Best Advice Of All Time

Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is Actually The Best Advice Of All Time

There are different types of travel, just as there are different types of people. Just because we can’t all move to Europe to pursue a masters degree or spend a summer sailing around the Greek Islands on a yacht with a group of other twenty-somethings, does not mean we cannot travel. Or, at the … [Read more...]