Saint-Jean-de-Luz has one of those sunny, shimmering, colourful harbours that you’ll see in guidebooks and think: Now that looks really lovely. That’s how it got onto my itinerary anyway. This wonderfully-quaint old town has a lot of water. Various rivers meet the sea here and the view of the sea from the sandy bay stretches […]
If you’ve never been to the lovely islands on the south of the Gulf of Thailand, put them on your bucket list! Exploring the beautiful beaches, warm seas filled with tropical fish and Thai towns is a fantastic way to spend any vacation. There are three main islands that you could visit in the area. They […]
No one really every told me why I should visit Galway. “Galway is lovely,” they said, “you’ll like it.” After living in Ireland for more than a year, I decided that a bank holiday weekend was a good a time to see the lovely city of Galway. My reason for going? I wanted to see Achill […]
As one of our Sunday outings from Rishikesh Yog Peeth in northern India, we took a drive along the Ganges to start a green uphill hike to the beautiful Patna Waterfall. The hike didn’t take longer than 2 hours, return. However, it was quite steep at times. PACK If you’re hiking in the rainy season, […]
If you arrive at Tenerife via ferry, you’ll be familiar with the touristy town of Los Cristianos. This town used to have such a small population that they couldn’t afford a castle or fort and so they were continuously raided by pirates, keeping the population down. A lot has changed in the last few hundred years as industries […]
I ended up at The Lough because I was looking for something, but I found something else: model boats racing. The Cork Model Yacht Club was founded way back in 1920 and usually have races happening every Sunday around midday. If you’d like to find out more, you can go here or here.
It was midday when we stopped over at Red Barn Beach near Youghal, but it almost looked like dawn. The brooding clouds diffused the light really nicely and the colours and reflections were muted and gentle. It was a really good day to have my camera with me. There’s so much space on this beach […]
Recently we explored the lovely Ballincollig Regional Park, just a few minutes drive from our house. It has marked running routes in a forested area, next to the Lee with views of the farms and fields on the north bank. Part of the route is tarred and part of it gets very muddy and boggy with […]