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10 tips on travelling home for Christmas with gifts

During the month of December, I will be doing a variety of Christmas themed blog posts to help you get through the festive season. For many people, Christmas means travelling back to our place of origin to be with family and loved ones. Whether that is getting on a plane or driving for long hours, one of the major difficulties that people forget is how to bring presents home. You are getting ready to pack your things for travel when you realise that the ...
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My first time sampling wine at O’Briens Winter Wine Festival

This month I was kindly offered tickets from the O’Briens team to come along to the O’Briens winter wine festival. It was my first time at an event of this kind. As I know absolutely nothing about wine I was excited to learn more about the different types of wine and explore wines from different regions at O’Briens Winter Wine Festival. What was the O’Briens Winter wine fest like? I went to their Friday evening event, it was the first ...
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Amazing Cyber Monday & Black Friday travel deals for 2017

Everyone is jumping on the  Black Friday bandwagon this year but instead of buying that 60 inch HD TV or 100’s of euro worth of clothes. Why not treat yourself to a holiday instead with these Black Friday travel deals? Here is the list of the best Black Friday travel deals that are going on throughout the weekend. If you want help organising your holiday check out my blog post on 30 apps to use when organising your holiday.  FLIGHTS ...
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My favourite music venues around Ireland

I have teamed up with chill.ie to tell you about my favourite music venues around Ireland, to coincide with the launch of Chill’s new eBook, Discover Ireland’s Musical Drives. If you follow me on Instagram, you will see from my Instastories that I go to a lot of concerts and gigs around Ireland. Regardless of your musical tastes, Ireland offers a plethora of music venues for you to enjoy. Living in a country that is renowned for its impressive array of ...
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Pintxos Food Trail, Sitges: what are pintxos and where to go

Even though pintxos are more of a tradition in the north, it has become very popular all over Spain.   Pintxos is also known as pinchos or tapas depending on what part of the country you are in. While Tapas has become a larger meal, pintxos are usually served on a slice of bread. I loved exploring all the best places in Sitges for pintxos.  What are Pintxos?  Pintxos originally was served in bars as a snack with drinks. In a pintxos bar, there ...
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Macnas Parade for Dublin’s Bram Stoker Festival

During the Bram Stoker festival in Dublin this year I attended the Halloween parade organised by Macnas. The name of this year’s parade was Memory Song which took on the theme of magic and enchantment. It was my first time attending a parade organised by Macnas. It is a production company based in Galway. They are renowned for their giant designs and visual pieces that create a wonderful story. Macnas have been involved in many parades and events over the ...
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An Honest Review of the New York Pass. Is it really worth it?

It was my first time travelling to New York last April and I wanted to make sure I made the most of my 7 day trip. I see many people asking about the New York Pass and whether it’s worth it. This is my honest review of the New York Pass and my experience of using it over the course of my vacation to New York. I did lots of research on the places I wanted to visit and the ...