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Why Ireland is the greatest place to visit on your travels

The first thing a non-irish person thinks of when you mention Ireland will usually be, Leprechaun’s, potatoes, and Guinness. Yes, there are many Irish people who enjoy a pint of Guinness now and again. Yes, Irish people do eat a lot of potatoes for breakfast, lunch and most definitely dinner. No, Leprechaun’s don’t exist. But in fairness, we have not done much to curb those myths and in fact, probably have accelerated them.   Ireland is more than these three ...
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20 Things you need to know before visiting New York City 

New York  is such an amazing place. I recently visited New York for the first time and I fell in love with the city. Although it is a busy place there is so much to see, do and eat you will never be bored. There are a number of things I wish I knew before going to New York that would have made my trip even better. Here are 20 tips I am passing on to you so you have ...
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One Year Blogging: Blog tips I wish I knew when I started

I cannot believe Dear Passerby is over 12 months old. What started out as a pet project, took off and I am so excited to share my blog tips with you. While I’ve enjoyed the experience there were times I felt like throwing the laptop out the window. Other times I felt like forgetting about the whole thing. There have also been great moments where I have had amazing experiences and met so many great people. Here are some of the ...
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The travel TECH accessories I always bring with me on vacation

When you love your tech accessories as much as I do, planning what to bring on holidays is key. There are some items I could not travel without and they come with me everywhere I go around the globe. Here are my favourite travel tech accessories I always have to hand on vacation. PRO TIP: a week before your holidays check all your devices are fully charged. I usually make the mistake of leaving it until the night before meaning ...
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How I used TripHobo to organise the best holiday ever

One of the things I love almost as much as going on holidays is organising them. As you may have read from my other blog posts I often plan a holiday where I only have a limited number of days to explore a city. This means I have to see and do a lot to get the most out of my trip. This is where TripHobo became my life saver. Research is key to planning a good holiday Research is ...
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Everything you need to know about Brexit if travelling around Ireland

There has been a great deal of talk in recent months with regards to Britain leaving the EU or BREXIT as it has been called in the media. While the Republic of Ireland is not part of the UK many people have questions about how this will affect their travels around Ireland. I have broken the information on Brexit to explain everything you need to know about Brexit if you are planning on travelling around Ireland. What is Brexit? As ...
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2 apps to turn your Live Photos into GIFS

I take many travel photos of some beautiful buildings and scenery. While scrolling trough my phone and admiring some of my live photos the other day, I wanted to share them on my social media but didn’t know how. I discovered these two amazing apps that will turn your live photos into GIFS Here is what you need to do in order to share those live photos online: There are two apps which you can use to create GIFS. It is ...