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The realities of travelling by staying at home

Heir Island

A trip with my parents... We were intent on some kind of fact-finding mission on the ancestry of my family on my mother’s side, the O’Driscoll’s and so we headed to an island in the centre of Roaringwater Bay in... Continue Reading →

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Travel Universe

Where I’ve Been My most recent trip was in May to Palma on the island of Mallorca. I spent so much time just wandering through the narrow streets of this gorgeous city as well as staring at the beautiful blue... Continue Reading →

App Review: Tripomatic

Tripomatic is a new tool for trip planning that allows you to create an itinerary for long or short breaks anywhere in the world. New user There is no need to create a profile to use the app however you... Continue Reading →

Exploring Cornwall: St Ives

Who knew St Ives would feel so like home? Granted it’s not actually like my home but I just adore the beaches, views, cobbled streets, art and good food that are just so me... To Do First check out the... Continue Reading →

Exploring Cornwall: Truro

I’ve heard tell of Cornwall’s regional centre being more than a little uninspiring but I found plenty of charm and activity... To Do Royal Cornwall Museum. This has everything from Egyptian to Celtic history, a mineral gallery and temporary exhibitions.... Continue Reading →

Planning Resources for South East England

This is what I was hoping for!! This is from a trip last year to Bristol, Devon and Cornwall with a stop in Weston-Super-Mare. First, some articles and stuff that I read... Bristol Hand Luggage Only: Festivals, Banksy, Steam Trains... Continue Reading →

Travel Advice: 5 Tips for getting good food on a budget

1. Eat a big meal at lunch rather than at dinnertime. Food is often cheaper yet is still good quality. If you can find a set menu, then even better! For example, a Spanish ‘menu del dia’ often includes a... Continue Reading →

Dreams for 2017

I love this time of year because it means I get to pick out my dream destinations for the coming year. I know it is unlikely I will get to all of these places, or maybe any of them, but... Continue Reading →

2016 in Review

A smell, a song, a taste, a thought...the most random things can stop me in my tracks and I can be transported back to a destination or a moment in another place...   Thinking of 2016...   The open spaces... Continue Reading →

Round Up: Remarkable Modern Art Museums of Europe

I love visiting art museums both at home and abroad. Contemporary art is a special part of any country’s culture and I think it’s important to include on any travel itinerary. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art South Shore Road, Gateshead,... Continue Reading →

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