I know, I know, the pumpkins from Halloween have not yet rotted, nor the fake cobwebs been pulled off the walls and I’m talking about Christmas. But there’s only 49 days till Christmas, so it’s time to start getting into the Christmas spirit and there’s no better way than visiting a Christmas Market.
I love to walk. I think I’ve always done. Nothing clears my head than taking to the beach and walking alongside the waves, gulls soaring above and the wind on my face. Read more
Sometimes we choose a holiday where we do nothing but unwind. Then there are times when we choose one for adventure; where the sounds, smells and sights are foreign and intoxicating.
The second time I visited South East Asia I went for 4 months, starting in Vietnam. I’d decided to travel alone, much to the heartache of my parents. They were beside themselves with worry, but I moved ahead with my plans regardless. Read more
Earlier this month, Conde Nast Traveler unveiled its list of the friendliest and unfriendliest cities around the world and it has to be said, Ireland ranked pretty high. The medieval city of Kilkenny came ninth and was the only European city in the Top Ten. Dublin came in at Number 13 and Cork, Number 20. Read more
It’s been a couple of years since I went to India, but I remember my first day like it was yesterday. The sounds and smells of the city hit me the moment we stepped out of Mumbai airport.
The intensity of the heat was heightened by the fact that there were hundreds of shouting men circling us like sharks. Read more