The Best Things to See and Do in Sligo

The Best Things to See and Do in Sligo

It would be fair to say that this was a late and unintentional addition to our Ireland road trip itinerary, borne out of convenience rather than a burning desire to visit. But Sligo was like that night out that you don’t particularly want to go on, which unexpectedly...
What is Fika? A Very Swedish Obsession

What is Fika? A Very Swedish Obsession

Like the length of a piece of string or the number of stars in the sky, Swedish Fika is almost impossible to define. Without getting all philosophical on you, it’s more of a concept, a state of mind or a feeling than a specific act. Having said that, at its heart lies...
The Ultimate Ireland Road Trip

The Ultimate Ireland Road Trip

Because of how easy it is to navigate, its relatively small size, and above all, the breathtaking scenery, Ireland is the perfect destination for a truly unforgettable road trip. Our 12 day itinerary allowed us to drive around virtually the entire island, taking in...
A Mini Guide to Derry Ireland

A Mini Guide to Derry Ireland

There are some places that for no apparent reason, you make an instant connection with, and as we drove over the River Foyle and I caught my first glimpse of the stunning city walls, I began to feel that magic. Even though it’s a city that’s etched into the...
The Best Hostel in Killarney – The Black Sheep

The Best Hostel in Killarney – The Black Sheep

Killarney is an extremely popular stop off for many people visiting the west coast of Ireland and because of this has plenty of accommodation options to suit all budgets. As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader we’re extremely interested in value for money –...