I always love seeing the top destinations people are travelling to and exploring. I love seeing destinations on the rise and I always end up added more destinations to my never-ending travel bucket list. Tanzania, the Maldives and Hong Kong have been revealed as the top three fastest growing tourist destinations booked with Ireland’s largest independent travel specialists, Travel Counsellors. Since last November, bookings for the east African country of Tanzania have risen by 399%; the Indian Ocean archipelago, the Maldives by 196%; and Hong Kong by 135%. (more…)
As you all know, We are just back from a fantastic trip to Rhode Island. An unforgettable adventure. One of my favourite trips so far this year. What a beautiful place to explore. We did so much from sailing in Newport and cycling the pictursque Block Island to exploring an Oyster Farm and going to a Waterfire Festival in Providence. Check out our experience on everything we did below. (more…)
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…)