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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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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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10 beautiful Irish Gins every gin lover must try in 2017

Happy International Gin Day. As a long time drinker of Gin, I love the new emergence of different Irish distillers producing their own Irish Gins. Gin is so diverse in taste and can be a great tipple in summer and winter. With so many new trends such as Turbo Gin and Hot Gin, you can drink it in so many ways. As I have a fondness for this beverage I have tasted many Gins over the last several years. Many Irish people also seem ...
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My overnight stay at Neven Maguire’s MacNean House, Cavan

I recently got the opportunity to have an overnight stay at Neven Maguire’s MacNean House and taste some of his wonderful food at his award-winning restaurant I have heard so much about the fabulous food served at his restaurant I was excited to try it out for myself.  Getting a booking Getting a booking is hard at MacNean House. We contacted MacNean house in May looking for an overnight stay with dinner. We were advised the earliest date available for a weekend ...
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My visit to the Casa Bacardi Museum, Sitges

During my weeks holiday in Sitges, I decided to take a break from the beach and explore the town. One of the things I did was visit the Casa Bacardi, the museum celebrating all that the famous white rum offers. Visitor Centre When you enter the museum, you are given a guided tour through the visitor centre where you learn all about the Bacardi family and how they became a success when they travelled from Sitges to Cuba and set ...
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Dublin Pizza: 35 best places to eat pizza in Dublin City

There is so much variety of pizza restaurants in Dublin it is often hard to choose. If there is one food that I had to choose to eat for the rest of my life it is pizza. With so many varieties of pizza, you can never be bored with this diverse dish. Having lived in Dublin for nearly two years now, I have scouted out some of the best places for Pizza around the city. Everyone has their favourite pizza ...
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New York Food Trail: All the best places to eat in NYC

There are so many restaurants, cafe’s and eateries in New York you could spend all your life there and not taste every cuisine on offer. Before I went to New York I compiled a list of all the food recommendations I was given by friends and family members who had either travelled to New York on holidays or had lived there for a period of time. I also scoured the internet in search of the best places to eat.  The ...