We attended the opening of the Aspire Lounge in Cork Airport a few weeks ago. We got a taste for it and made a video to bring you guys along with us to see it. Today, flying out to the States with Norwegian, we decided to go back and enjoy the Aspire Lounge before our flight. I thought it was a good time to launch of video to take you on a tour with us.
Exploring places close to home is on my summer bucket list this year so I went to explore Spike island and take a tour to learn all the history of the people and places that make Spike Island so special. We got the ferry to Spike Island… It has been on my summer bucket list to go explore the island and take a tour to learn all the history of the people and places that make Spike Island so special. Spike Island is located off the coast of Cobh in beautiful Cork Harbour. Cobb is just 24 minutes by train or 25 minutes by car from Cork city centre. (more…)
I always love the idea of doing fun things in my home city. When I was approached to take part in the ‘Take on Patrick’s Hill’ challenge, I, of course said yes. We got up early on a Friday morning and cycled up St. Patrick’s Hill in Cork on Electric bikes with City View Wheels. A enthusiastic, energetic group of men and woman included the Lord Mayor, Tony Fitzgerald, a former Lord Mayor and now MEP, Dierdre Clune, local personalities like Pat O’Connell, fishmonger to the queen, as well as a 13 year old and an 81 year old who if I do say so myself shot up the hill faster then anybody else. (more…)
We all love to travel but sometimes it ends up being a rush or stressful. Having spent hours on end waiting in airports around the world, missed flights, delays, and other catastrophes, we have gathered all their tips to help you survive your airport experience with ease. (more…)
As many of you know from our Instagram stories, last night we attended the launch of a new daily service between Cork and Paris with Air France and Cork Airport. The first official flight, which was greeted by a water cannon salute upon arrival from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, received a festive welcome at Cork Airport, with the aircraft flying Irish and French colours as it taxied to the arrival gate. The route was initially announced in February as a seasonal service, but due to positive forward bookings the route has been extended to a year-round service. (more…)
The Waterford Greenway is one of our favourite things to do in county Waterford. This new amenity consists of a world class 46km path along the route of an old railway line from Waterford to Dungarvan. It is designed for cycling, walking, running etc. We didn’t do the full cycle but we went from Durrow to Dungarvan. (more…)
Last weekend, we took advantage of the sunshine in Ireland and we went off on an road trip in County Waterford. Ireland you are extra beautiful when the sun shines! It is amazing the gems you can stumble upon on your doorstep. The sun was shining and we decided to take the signpost toward the Comeragh Mountains. A beautiful scenic drive made even more beautiful by the sunshine glistening on the mountains. Mahon Falls is an 80m waterfall situated in the Comeragh Mountains near Lemybrien, County Waterford. (more…)