Bridge the Travel Gap
Dublin to Belfast

Dublin to Belfast

Dublin to Belfast After spending a few days in Dublin exploring the sights and sampling the Guinness we moved on to Belfast. I decided to book a Paddywagon Tour which left from Dublin to Belfast that allowed us to visit…

Five things to do in Dublin

Five things to do in Dublin

5 things to do in Dublin In our previous post we talked about how to get from the airport to downtown Dublin, 3 accommodation options and the hop on hop off bus to orient yourself a bit to the layout…

Dublin is calling

Dublin is calling

Dublin is calling Living in England and with my ancestors coming from Ireland I found Dublin is calling to me quite often.  It is normally only a short flight to Dublin. However, we went once over New Year and the…

To fear travel or not to fear travel

To fear travel or not to fear travel

To fear travel or not to fear travel? To paraphrase Hamlet that is indeed the question. Over the years I have had the opportunity to travel widely for pleasure and work. Growing up in New Zealand you are truly in…

A visit to Quillan in Southern France

A visit to Quillan in Southern France

A visit to Quillan in Southern France France is a wonderful country to visit. Paris is one of the most visited cities by tourists in the world. The Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Seine, Notre Dame, Montmartre and the list goes on.…

Finding a hotel to stay in Paris

Finding a hotel to stay in Paris

Paris the city of love I have been lucky to have visited Paris for pleasure and work. It has given me the opportunity to explore this beautiful city and all it has to offer. The food, culture and its many…

Dieppe a lovely coastal town

Dieppe a lovely coastal town

Dieppe a lovely coastal town The small coastal town of Dieppe is infamous for a disastrous raid in World War II to test German defences.The raid involved 6000 soldiers, mostly Canadian. It was a complete failure and over half the…

Day trips from London

Day trips from London

Day trips from London If you’re visiting London for several days you may want to consider a couple of day trips from London. The two-day trips we are going to talk about today are a visit to the iconic seaside…

A visit to the Old New Forest

A visit to the Old New Forest

We were lucky to be given a voucher for a two night stay in the Forest Park Hotel in Brockenhurst by my wifes’ parents as a gift. I immediately went on-line to check out the reviews of the hotel and…