A Weekend in Lisbon

Lisbon is the perfect city break, no matter the occasion. With numerous flights from Dublin everyday, and Lisbon city centre only a short €15 Uber from the airport, you have no excuses not to add it to the bucket list. Where to Stay It was impossible to fault our stay at Almaria – Officina Real…

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Casale Galeotti, Tuscany, Italy

Location Casale galeotti is based in Camaiore, a small village in Western Tuscany. You will find few English speakers, giving you a truly authentic experience. It’s location amongst the green, rolling mountains of the Apuan Alps allows you to totally escape reality. Camaiore may seem as though it doesn’t seem to have much to it,…

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Dinner in London

London is a foodie’s heaven, with every dinner being better then the last, there is no way that you can fit everything you want into one trip. I have been building a list of my favourite restaurants over my past few trips there, and have tried to split up my London posts to avoid an information overload.…

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When in Rome

Big check off the bucket list. I finally got to see the beautiful Rome, and it did not disappoint. There is so much to do, see and eat in Rome, and it is impossible to get everything done in a few days. Hopefully my little ‘When in Rome Guide’ will help steer you in the…

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What to do in Santorini

Hopefully by now you know where you are staying in Santorini, if not, check out my last blog post Where to stay in Santorini. Now it is time to figure out What to do in Santorini. Below are some of the things we did during our stay that we loved. Catamaran Tour: If you can only…

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Where to stay in Santorini

I had the absolute pleasure of visiting one of my bucket list holiday destinations this summer. Santorini is just as beautiful as the pictures, and more! It is the most breath-taking and special place I have ever been, and I am so excited for you to experience it. One of the first questions you are…

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An Evening in Lucca, Italy

The stunning walled city of Lucca, Italy is well worth a visit if you are in the area. While we only spent one evening in Lucca, I think that is more than enough time to get a taste for the gorgeous city. It is known as the city of 100 churches, and it’s cobbled streets are…

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Nutbutter, Dublin

Dublin’s newest ‘healthy’ restaurant has been attracting Instagram enthusiasts (me being the biggest culprit) from near and far to its picturesque little café. Nutbutter is located just a 10 minute walk from Grand Canal Dock dart station making it the perfect little weekend outing. I would recommend getting public transport, as parking in the area…

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Shanahan’s on the Green, Dublin

Shanahan’s on the Green is an authentic, American style steakhouse that can be found in a modest Georgian townhouse, just off St. Stephen’s Green. The restaurant screams luxury and elegance, with the high ceilings and fireplaces, creating the perfect wintery ambience. Food: I would definitely recommend having a light lunch, or skipping it all together…

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A Weekend in Paris

Paris is a very likeable city with loads to do, see and eat. However, its size can be overwhelming and I understand you might not know where to begin. Hopefully this post will point you in the right direction during your short stay.  Fly into: Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Although the flights were a bit more…

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San Lorenzo’s, Dublin

San Lorenzo’s is a modern, Italian style restaurant located on Georges Street. It’s location takes a prime position at the downtown end of the culinary-famous, Camden Mile, in the centre of Dublin City. San Lorenzo’s are well known for their #BrunchOfChampions which is served from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. It’s video of…

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The Oitavos Hotel Cascais, Portugal

The blue tinted mirrored panels give nothing away when you pull up at the Oitavos Hotel Cascais, Portugal. Upon entering reception, you will think you are back at the airport terminal or maybe even in an Ikea with the high ceilings, long corridors and expansive seating areas. A peculiar hotel we thought at first, but…

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Where you Should be Eating in Fuengirola, Spain

It is easy to fall into tourist traps and get ripped off on the Costa Del Sol if you don’t know where to go. I am lucky enough that the few times I have visited Fuengirola I have been with people who have holidayed there for their whole lives, and also appreciate good food as…

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