• Tips from a Travel Writer: The Lisbon Coastline

              By Ryan Child Lisbon sits on an alcove of sorts, where the River Tejo meets the Atlantic Ocean and the Portuguese coastline encroaches inland more than anywhere else one the western side. From the Tejo Estuary Portugal’s coastal horn curves past Lisbon, reaching further into the ocean at Estoril and [...]

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    Tips from a Travel Writer: The Lisbon Coastline
  • Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Italy

           By Ryan Child   In Italy the saying goes “Natale con i tuoi. Pasqua con chi vuoi,” which in English means “Christmas with your family. Easter with whoever you like.” Many Italians choose to be with their close friends, travelling to cities away from home to enjoy the Easter celebrations.  Some choose [...]

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    Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Italy
  • Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Spain

    During this time the streets of cities and towns throughout Spain float on the warm air of festival revelry, exploding with the smell of local food, the sound of beating drums and the beauty of a country enjoying its history.

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    Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Spain
  • Portugal and Spain Road Trip Playlists

    Heading away to sunny Spain or Portugal? Fear not. You’re no longer at the mercy of local radio stations and their random mix of Euro pop. Our in-house superstar DJ has put together a playlist to end all playlists. Whether you’re into rock or lively Latino beats, we’ve got the soundtrack to your summer road-trip sorted:

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  • Wild Atlantic Way Part 2: Kerry to Cork

        By Ryan Child After that action-packed first leg of the journey it’s time to have a night’s rest in Kerry at one of the many traditional inns. In the morning, the staggered cliffs of Dromgour are the perfect beginning to the day, bringing with them a breakfast of ancient coastline and cool Atlantic [...]

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    Wild Atlantic Way Part 2: Kerry to Cork

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Tips from a Travel Writer: The Lisbon Coastline

Tips from a Travel Writer: The Lisbon Coastline

          By Ryan Child Lisbon sits on an alcove of sorts, where the River Tejo meets the Atlantic Ocean and the Portuguese coastline encroaches inland more than anywhere else one the western side. From the Tejo Estuary Portugal’s coastal horn curves past Lisbon, reaching further into the ocean at Estoril and [...]

Read More »

Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Italy

Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Italy

       By Ryan Child   In Italy the saying goes “Natale con i tuoi. Pasqua con chi vuoi,” which in English means “Christmas with your family. Easter with whoever you like.” Many Italians choose to be with their close friends, travelling to cities away from home to enjoy the Easter celebrations.  Some choose [...]

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Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Spain

Tips from a Travel Writer: Easter in Spain

During this time the streets of cities and towns throughout Spain float on the warm air of festival revelry, exploding with the smell of local food, the sound of beating drums and the beauty of a country enjoying its history.

Read More »

Portugal and Spain Road Trip Playlists

Heading away to sunny Spain or Portugal? Fear not. You’re no longer at the mercy of local radio stations and their random mix of Euro pop. Our in-house superstar DJ has put together a playlist to end all playlists. Whether you’re into rock or lively Latino beats, we’ve got the soundtrack to your summer road-trip sorted:

Read More »

Wild Atlantic Way Part 2: Kerry to Cork

Wild Atlantic Way Part 2: Kerry to Cork

    By Ryan Child After that action-packed first leg of the journey it’s time to have a night’s rest in Kerry at one of the many traditional inns. In the morning, the staggered cliffs of Dromgour are the perfect beginning to the day, bringing with them a breakfast of ancient coastline and cool Atlantic [...]

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Touring Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way: Part 1

Touring Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way: Part 1

The Wild Atlantic Way is a road trip down Ireland’s west coast that will introduce you to ancient castles, wonderful local food and beautiful natural landscapes. The route runs between Donegal in the north and Cork in the south, with many coastal cities in between.

For many adventurers the journey starts in the south at Shannon Airport, where you can pick up a rental car from one of the local kiosks. From the airport it’s time to head north up to Clare on the M18 road, which only takes around 40 minutes.

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Umeå: An Alternative Guide to the 2014 European Cultural Capital

Umeå: An Alternative Guide to the 2014 European Cultural Capital

  Umea: source Umeå has always been under the radar as a tourist destination, overshadowed by more prominent European cities, including the country’s powerhouse capital, Stockholm. This is all set to change this year, as Umeå has been given the accolade of European Cultural Capital, alongside the Latvian city of Riga. Some may wonder why [...]

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The World’s Most Romantic Drives

The World’s Most Romantic Drives

The cold, wet month of February has very little going for it, with Valentine’s Day being the only event until spring finally shows up in March. If you’re looking for an alternative romantic getaway with your loved one or fancy a change from the usual dinner, champagne and red roses, then why not consider hitting the open road and enjoying some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery on a romantic road trip?

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Travel Trends for 2014: What is Creative Tourism?

Travel Trends for 2014: What is Creative Tourism?

The term ‘creative tourism’ has been around for a couple years now, but has recently started to garner more interest. Several major cities have set up their own committees to nurture and encourage it, suggesting it might just be here to stay. But what exactly is it? In a nutshell, it incorporates visiting a foreign place, mingling with the natives and immersing yourself in the local arts, crafts or culture.

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Exploring the Wild and Wonderful in Tenerife

Exploring the Wild and Wonderful in Tenerife

Some of the islands on this beautiful planet hold secrets so big it contradicts the small size of their land mass. The diverse wildlife is often one of these unexpected notes on a visitor’s travel map, scribbled on the blue sea surrounding the land. Such scribbles have been made on maps of Tenerife no doubt; this is an island with Bottlenose Dolphins, Loggerhead Sea Turtles and the less endangered Tenerife Lizard…

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