CUBA GUIDE – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

There are some things you need to know before you go to Cuba, others are better to find out when you get there. I did…

WHAT TO PACK FOR WINTER IN ICELAND

Before my first trip there, I had no idea what to pack for winter in Iceland. It just looks so cold, but it was actually…

DUBROVNIK CITY GUIDE

I’ve chosen to do this Dubrovnik City Guide because the city has absolutely exploded as a tourist destination over the last few years. In fact,…

STAYCATION – TOURIST AT HOME IN DUBLIN

Dublin wasn’t always my home, but over the past 17 years it’s become obvious to me that there’s no where else in the world quite…

A WEEKEND IN DINGLE

Is a weekend in Dingle even enough? It’s one of those places that everyone is enthusiastic to recommend their faves. Everybody talks about it with…

Dreaming of the Caribbean

New long-haul routes from Dublin always get me excited, especially when they’re direct to the Caribbean. This morning Thomson Airways 787 Dreamliner landed in Dublin for the first time and I took a seat on board its inaugural Irish flight. I’m no aviation geek, so other than saying it’s “really big” I’m not that well equipped to fill you in on the technical features, but I can report a few nifty features that help make a long flight a lot more enjoyable. But first, let me take a cockpit selfie (the captain assured me he wouldn’t be performing a vertical take-off, watch here if you dare).

ULTIMATE PACKING CHECKLIST – CAN YOU BUY EVERYTHING YOU NEED …

I’ve done a couple of posts about packing before, but when TK Maxx approached me to collaborate on a travel feature, I decided to set…