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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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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 →

Reading February 2016

The Guardian: Literary wanderlust: travel books Huffington Post: The only time you can recline your seat and other travel tips Skyscanner: Where to go for guaranteed winter sun Solo Traveler Blog: Water destinations for a happier you Cheap Flights: Forget... Continue Reading →

App Review: AppTripper

App Tripper is a travel guide and tool to find alternative and out of the way attractions in various cities around Europe. The quirky thing about this app is its use of mood to categorise attractions. New user There is... Continue Reading →

Reading January 2016 Part 2

Fodor’s Travel: Food Lover’s Guide to Stockholm National Geographic Intelligent Travel: Brilliant top ten Yorkshire experiences Bloglovin’ The Edit: The ultimate New York City guide: 8 bloggers share their NYC go tos Girl vs Globe: The perfect winter day in... Continue Reading →

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