Non Travel With Me

The realities of travelling by staying at home



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 →

Reading: Christmas Edition

(Picture source)   Her: 21 days to Christmas – here are 21 things that every Irish person will need   The Guardian: Christmas gift presents for travellers   Travel + Leisure: Best places to spend Christmas   Spanish Sabores: 6... Continue Reading →

November Reading List

I'm back to my reading lists... Enjoy!! From Europe and Beyond: How to spend three days in Madrid The Well Travelled Postcard: My thoughts on why we feel compelled to travel and the changing meaning of travel Elite Daily: Wanderlust... Continue Reading →

Reading June 2015

Inside the Travel Lab: 43 things you didn't know about France National Geographic Intelligent Travel: I heart my city - Elizabeth's Atlanta National Geographic Intelligent Travel: The best summer music festivals in Europe Skyscanner: 5 Secret Italian cities you've probably... Continue Reading →

Planning for Italy

Booked flights arriving in Bologna, leaving from Bari, two weeks in between…where to go? Let the (planning) games commence! As always I look first to travel guides: DK Eyewitness Travel: Italy (2014) The Rough Guide: Italy (1993) (This book is... Continue Reading →

Planning for Clare and Galway

I decided to do a road trip within Ireland to pass a few days. For my inspiration I opened up Google maps and highlighted places that looked interesting! I also went to places I’ve already been (Salthill is worth going... Continue Reading →

My Wishlist – 5 Places I really want to go right NOW

1. Florence, Italy The home of Michelangelo’s David and Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.   2. Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia   3. New Orleans, USA Wouldn't this be so cool during Mardi Gras?! 4. Fiji, Pacific Ocean 333 tropical... Continue Reading →

Cádiz has stolen my heart…

Cádiz, an earthly paradise on the aptly named Costa da Luz, Coast of Light, is full of light and lightness, clarity and vigour... Again and again my mind drifts back to Cádiz... Thoughts of café con leches in La Clandestina, wandering... Continue Reading →

Planning for Spain: the expected and the spontaneous

I was so excited about finally getting to visit Andaluçia in southern Spain. Seville and Granada were high on my list...but there were some surprises along the way too... Seville I didn't know much about Seville before I visited but... Continue Reading →

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