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San Sebastian, Spain

Go, see & explore San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian I visited San Sebastian a while back, but never got the chance to put up a post about our trip.    So here it is now, better late…

Go see explore Vienna!

Beautiful Vienna A trip to Vienna is worth considering.  We spent three nights in this beautiful city.  All the buildings are just picture box perfect, magnificent, elegant and so clean…

Lord & Lady Ardilaun Traditional Afternoon Tea – Ashford Castle, Cong.

Ashford Castle I spent a wonderful afternoon, last Sunday in the beautiful and serene surroundings of Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo. I have been lucky enough to have visited here…

Be my Valentine!

Feast of St Valentine   St Valentine, a Roman Catholic priest who was the patron saint of lovers and was beheaded on February 14 by the Romans… the stuff of…

Ikea hack to coffee dock!

Ikea Hack to coffee dock!

The Aim I needed a coffee dock, somewhere for my nice, new, shiny, espresso machine.  Clutter on my kitchen worktops is one of my least favourite things.  Alas I don’t…

Go see explore Barcelona!

Go see explore Barcelona – I recently did.  It’s  a lively, vibrant city, rich in art and culture located on the Mediterranean.  It is cosmopolitan and trendy, let’s not forget the…

Rooftop bar The Marker Hotel Dublin

Dinner at The Marker Hotel, Dublin

The Brasserie Dinner at the Brasserie, The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin. Last Friday night, we had the pleasure of trying out The Brasserie in the Marker Hotel.  We…

Chocolate chip and hazelnut cookies!

Chocolate Chip and Hazelnut Cookies

Be like Cookie Monster and have a cookie! We all love a cookie right? Chocolate chip cookies with milk or a cup of tea, if you like, is a delight.…

Gin Makes You Sin, so they say…

Gin and Tonic – how do you like yours? Drink fads come and go.   A couple of years ago it was Whiskey and according to those in the know the…

Pretty towns & villages in Tuscany to visit!

A visit to Tuscany is a definite bucket list item.  Tuscany has many pretty towns and villages to discover.   In my previous post, I covered Florence, Lucca and Siena which we used…