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Travel || Temple Bar, Dublin

Temple Bar is an area on the south bank of the River Liffey in Dublin. It’s promoted as both Dublin’s cultural heart and also as a tourist epicentre in the city. If you’re a tourist keen for a taste…

Europe Travel

Travel || Trinity College Library

I was excited to go to Dublin, but mostly I was excited to look around Trinity College for one reason; visiting the Old Library. As my readers may know, I am a book fanatic. I could never truly Marie Kondo…

Travel UK

Travel || Yorkshire of the Brontes

One of my favourite things about living in the North of England now, is the sheer raw beauty of the countryside. You can completely see why so many authors have been inspired by it. I recently visited Haworth where…

Europe Travel

Travel || A 24 Hour Dublin City Break

I feel like there’s a weird pressure on Irish Americans to be obsessed with Ireland, but I have to admit that I never was. Culturally, I always felt closer to the English, and I can mostly thank literature for…

Europe Travel

Travel || Waterfront in Gdansk

I was fascinated by the history of Gdansk. It’s a city in Northern Poland at the edge of the Baltic Sea with a strong German influence (it was officially incorporated in to Poland after World War II). But in…

Europe Travel

Travel || Gdansk Old Town

Gdansk is just so fantastically beautiful, I could wax lyrical about it!  If you’re on a quick city break to Gdansk, like I was, I recommend focusing your attention on the Old Town because there is enough there to…

Asia Travel

Travel || Khao Lak Laguna Hotel

I only have the BEST things to say about Khao Lak Laguna. They couldn’t have taken better care of us and it was phenomenal value for money. The hotel had 3 pools, a hot tub, spa, two restaurants and…

Asia Travel

Travel || Sailing Rock, Koh Similan

It’s time for the last of my big travel posts about Thailand (I have one left about our hotel but this is the last adventurous post) and in my mind I saved the best for last. Today I want…

Asia Travel

Travel || James Bond Island

With Sam being a big movie buff, and me just liking to go on adventures, it seemed natural that we schedule a time to visit James Bond Island whilst in Thailand. (Actually called Khao Phing-Ka). It’s where 1974’s “The…