Category: Travel

6 Scenic Drives in Ireland

I love travelling and am always looking for the sun, however it isn’t always possible to go abroad. Instead this summer I want to explore Ireland. My plan is to take day trips and fill my memories with the beauty…

Beautiful Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way

Mayo stole my heart.  This beautiful county was my home for three years.  I was welcomed by the wonderful warm people and enchanted by the magnificent surroundings.  I return to Mayo as often as I can. The Wild Atlantic Way…

When I think about travel, I tend to think about aeroplanes and the need for a passport.  Sometimes we forget that we have some glorious opportunities on our own doorstep.  Why not consider a little staycation closer to home? A…

Unplugged in Mabalingwe

It is ok to be unplugged!  To leave behind responsibilities and that fine but strong thread that ties us to the online world.  It isn’t easy though. The lure of the African bush When we started planning our trip to…

Our recent trip to Marmaris in Turkey was literally a tale of two parts.  The good however significantly outweighed the bad. Although I love the idea of travelling the actual travel day is incredibly hard, especially if you are struggling…

I love going on holidays.  What I don’t like is the getting ready.  I get quite stressed about the packing in case I leave anything behind.  My other big stress is getting to the airport.  To drive or catch a…

I love to travel.  There is something about visiting a place that is not home that captures my imagination and quite simply excites me.  I had to find a way of travelling on a budget. We are on a very…

Packing for a week in a carry-on bag is the biggest holiday challenge for me.  I want to be comfortable, feel fashionable and pretty and still not incur excess baggage costs. It starts with shoes … Shoes are the most…

Everyone has different expectations of a holiday and of course different budgets too. We were so excited to be visiting Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife.  Endless hours had been spent on YouTube looking at travel videos.  I was very…

Reading giving me itchy feet.  It inspires me to travel to destinations that have until now only existed within pages of a book. When I was about eight years old I didn’t read.  I didn’t like it – I thought…

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