Life moves at a fast pace and generally when I’m booking a break away I’ll look for somewhere we can enjoy beautiful views, peace and quiet. However, every now and then I want to be surrounded by the sounds and smells of a new city. I want to explore and discover. Read more
While I realize it’s not possible to truly see a city in 24 hours, no matter the size, it is possible to get a taste for it. Memories can be created in seconds, and I managed to create plenty in my 24 hours in Istanbul.
The beauty of Sligo inspired much of the poetry of W.B Yeats and the paintings of his brother Jack. Through their words and paintings, Sligo’s verdant rolling hills, sweeping beaches, myriad of lakes and romantic forests have been immortalised.
I don’t subscribe to Valentine’s Day. Not because I don’t believe in romance, on the contrary, I believe in spontaneous romance. Read more
I’m spending quite a bit of time on the road at the moment and I have to confess, the rain clouds are following me everywhere. Floods, snow showers, torrential rain and sleet. I spend half my time searching for little patches of blue sky so I might get out of my car without getting drenched. Read more
Photo Credit: Tom Sweeney
I’m pretty sure I don’t need to introduce you to travel writer, Tom Sweeney, as no doubt you’ve read his travel adventures in newspapers and magazines over the years. Read more