The Prettiest Great Halls in Dublin!

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I set out early from the hostel and headed straight with detours to Trinity College to see the famed Book of Kells. I had some trouble finding the place initially, mostly because...
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Walking with Ghosts in Pompei

Seeing Pompei is one of those things that I’ve been wanting to do since.. well, almost as long as I can remember! The idea of a 2000 year old city...
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Hearst Castle, California: The Grand Rooms Tour

I started the day with a tour of Hearst Castle, which lies less than 10 minutes from San Simeon. Or, the visitor centre does. You are crammed into a bus...
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Dublin Walkathon: Temple Bar & Beyond

First views of Dublin was from the upper floor of the 747 bus from the airport. It was a clear day, something I definitely hadn’t expected from Ireland. I guess...
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My Travels The Year 2016: 10 countries!

As the year 2016 is coming to a close, I’ll take the chance to look back and see where I’ve been going this past year. 2016 was the year that I...
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Travel Inspiration: Books by Edward Rutherfurd

These next three books all have a theme in common. They describe the history of the city they are set in through the families that live in them. Sometimes the...
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Lübeck: The German Christmas Market Experience

I’ve heard stories from my parents and friends about how lovely it is in Lübeck, and how beautiful the Christmas market was. When I suddenly spotted a gap in my calendar...