Glengarriff

Fishing With the Locals in Glengarriff, Ireland

If there’s one stereotype I’d heard about the Irish which turned out to be completely true, it’s that they are unbelievably friendly. During our road trip, conversation with locals flowed as easily as the Guinness – in pubs, hotels, cafes,…

Mizen Head

Ireland Road Trip: Driving the West Coast

The thing that really makes a driving holiday in Ireland is the stunning coast line. Around every corner you’re hit with a new view, totally different from the last. Sometimes you see lush greenery, other times you get jagged, hard…

Clonakilty

Ireland Road Trip: Driving to Clonakilty

  We knew that once we left Cork we just wanted to find the sea. We wanted to take coastal driving routes and see little villages and towns that we’d never heard of before, and once you’re a few kilometres…

Blarney

Ireland Road Trip: Kissing the Blarney Stone

I wasn’t that bothered about visiting Blarney Castle after reading a few reviews that said it was overcrowded, overhyped and overpriced. But it was raining and we needed somewhere to go that wasn’t a million miles from Cork where we…

Kinsale

Ireland Road Trip: Kinsale and Cobh

  One quiet weekday evening, my boyfriend and I were watching Calvary on Netflix. The film is a black comedy set in rural Ireland which got us thinking, why not drive around the Emerald Isle for our next holiday? So,…

Bergen

36 Hours in Bergen

Arriving into Bergen after a 6.5hr train journey from Oslo was quite the relief. Although our trip had been amazing, it was nice to be back out in the crisp summer Norwegian air, and Bergen instantly wooed us with its…

Oslo

Travelling from Oslo to Bergen by Train

After a few days in Oslo, we boarded a train to Bergen to see Norway’s countryside by rail. The journey was 6.5 hours but it’s been voted one of the most scenic rail routes in the world. A bit of…

Bergen

What I Ate in Norway

After my recent visit to Norway I know two things for sure: 1) It is the one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to 2) It is the most expensive place I’ve ever been to We were hitting…

Oslo

36 Hours in Oslo

When people asked where I was going on my summer holiday this year, every single person looked totally baffled when I told them I was off to Norway. The reason? Simple that I haven’t been there before, and that seemed…