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31
Jul

Roll up, Roll up, It’s Competition Time

Win this!

Win this!

I’ve never run a competition on my site before, but the other week I was kindly delivered a bottle of Jameson, special edition, Great Escapes. Read more »

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31
Jul

Lunar Landscapes & Cave Houses in Cappadocia

Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

Tucked away in central Turkey, Cappadocia is overshadowed by the beach resorts of Kuşadası and the cosmopolitan Istanbul. I’d watched a documentary on it years ago and was intrigued by the beige landscape adorned with clusters of rock pedestals resembling overgrown mushrooms. Read more »

24
Jul

August Bank Holiday Shenanigans

Photo Credit: Durrow Scarecrow Festival

Photo Credit: Durrow Scarecrow Festival

Time flies when you’re having fun and I think everyone in Ireland has been having fun in the sun these past few weeks. How could we not enjoy basking in the sunshine beneath blue skies, the smell of BBQ’s lingering in the air? I was beginning to think our little island had taken a journey south. Read more »

17
Jul

New On The Block – Croatia

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

The EU has opened its arms once again and welcomed Croatia to its flock. It seems incredible that only 20 years ago this beautiful country was in turmoil, beaten and bruised from four years of war. Time really does heal. Read more »

9
Jul

Quirky Outdoor Family Holidays around Ireland

Photo Credit: Dromquinna

Photo Credit: Dromquinna

Trends show that people are looking for an ‘experience’ when they go on holidays. We choose holidays based on our passions, hobbies and personal needs. It’s no longer a fortnight on a beach, with a bucket and spade to keep the kids entertained. Nowadays there are kids clubs, family activity holidays and even some quirky options. Read more