Why I Was Almost Denied Entry to Ireland

Visas. They're a complicated matter. I'm lucky and privileged in that I hold a Canadian passport that allows me to visit most countries as a tourist "visa-free." This means I don't need to apply for anything ahead of time, it is unlikely that I will need to provide documents upon arrival, and I can often [...]

By | 2017-05-26T13:01:10+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on Why I Was Almost Denied Entry to Ireland

Top Travel Circuits: Backpacking in Europe

The best backpacking advice I can give you is simply to pack your bags and go.  Backpacking abroad has become something of a right of passage. Backpacking isn't something new, but it is becoming more and more popular, and even easier thanks to all the information we now have and the lowering costs of [...]

By | 2017-05-07T12:59:13+00:00 May 8th, 2017|budget, Europe, Travel|Comments Off on Top Travel Circuits: Backpacking in Europe

Dublin in a Day

Whether you're just here for a short time or want to get all your sight seeing in on your one day of sunshine so you can spend those rainy days in your cafe/office/hotel getting shit done - here's the best to see of Dublin - in a day. Getting around While Dublin [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:15:55+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on Dublin in a Day

When your travels don’t go as planned – the bus strikes & my trip around Ireland

Things don't always go as planned. Any traveller knows you have to come to "expect the unexpected." On this current trip in Ireland that has certainly been true. Keen to explore as much of the country as possible I was looking to do a castle hopping tour as well as hit some highlights such as [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:56:22+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|Comments Off on When your travels don’t go as planned – the bus strikes & my trip around Ireland

Visiting Ireland in the Winter

I'm sure it's the Canadian in me, but I consider winter to be from about November until mid-March. Despite March being spring for some people, as far as I'm concerned, if there's a chance of snow, it's winter. I've been in Ireland on and off from December through March. Here's some of my highlights from [...]

By | 2017-03-23T15:49:08+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Europe, Ireland, Travel|2 Comments

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays Everyone! Just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas! I'm spending my Christmas this year in the wonderful country of Ireland - and I've been enjoying all the festivities here. On Christmas eve the pubs were much more packed than expected, and I've heard St. Steven's day (or what I would call [...]

By | 2016-12-25T21:58:48+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Travel|1 Comment
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