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The realities of travelling by staying at home



Florence – a dream world

The idea of Florence was to me shrouded in a surreal, dream-like haze. The reality? Exactly the same. Roaming the city’s warren of streets where every building is architecture – no wall is left unadorned, no window unshuttered, no plaster... Continue Reading →


Galway and Salthill

Galway city What to do: I’ve been to the city centre a few times before so I didn’t stay too long there this time. I’d recommend checking out Eyre Square, the Spanish Arch, the Salmon Weir, the Galway Arts Centre... Continue Reading →

What happens when there are no plans – Antibes and Cap Ferrat

I am a major planner and like to have my itinerary made out in advance but on some trips there are times too when I make no plans at all – much as I love the organisation there is a... Continue Reading →

Planning for Nice, France: Part 2

This is how the newest technology can work for us as travel planners!   A YouTube search brings up a huge variety of results, some useful, some not so much. My favourite is Nice’s version of Pharrell Williams’ Happy!  ... Continue Reading →

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