Ireland!

9 Months from Home – Again!

I’m not normally given to sad reflections or musings on a life I’ve deliberately chosen – to live away from home, see the world, and hopefully someday stop somewhere, with far more experience and edu...
Why Leave Ireland?

So, Why Leave Ireland?

I’ve been back home now for well over a year and a half, have seen the end of a winter, the entire of another, and here we are facing into it again. I came back so that we could both take up jobs her...
Ring of Kerry

Driving The Ring of Kerry

Last time (and it was quite a while) that I left off with my tale on our trip around the Ring of Kerry, we had just visited the Kerry Bog Village, which was surprisingly much better than expected. Ba...
Flightfest 2013

Dublin City’s #Flightfest 2013

In spite of the blustery gale-force winds and occasional downpours, we braved the elements to head into the city centre yesterday – a rarity, to be honest, these days – for the Flightfest air event, ...
Discover Kilkenny

Discover Kilkenny

With us safely back in Ireland after our long trip around Asia, it wasn’t long before we got planning our next exit. Sadly, not enough of you have either booked hotels through the site, clicked on ad...
A Welcome Assessment

A Welcome Assessment

Predominantly on this blog, I tend to either slate or (very slightly and quietly) applaud hotels, airlines, attractions, meals, food, prices, whatever – generally related to where I was, where I’m go...

You Know It’s Quality When…

Lately I’m having a run of weekends away from home for work purposes and, in my desperate bid to keep costs down (even though yes, I know, they’re not ‘my costs’ as such – but I’ve always thrived on ...