Category: Ireland

So Long, Ireland! 2

So Long, Ireland!

I don’t really know where to start with this one. Every morning for the past few weeks I have woken up to the thought ‘x days to go’. (Yes, I do think in algebraic...

Margo’s Mini Travels: Zorbing Adventures 1

Margo’s Mini Travels: Zorbing Adventures

Zorbing – It sounds like something out of Futurama but it’s actually a common adventure activity across the globe. It involves strapping yourself into a big bouncy ball then being pushed down the side...

The Art of Getting Your Indian Visa in Dublin 3

The Art of Getting Your Indian Visa in Dublin

Let me preface this by saying: 20 days until Malta 35 days until England 41 days until Kenya I’ve now reached the stage where I have to start following up on my list of...

Going Native 0

Going Native

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. – James A. Michener Standing on Grafton Street, eating ice-cream in the rain,...

Two Years and Counting 3

Two Years and Counting

On the 3rd May 2010 I said goodbye to my flatmate and our four fish, shut the door on my two-bedroom flat in Mosta and lugged two heavy suitcases, that had been packed for...

Dublin: A Bookworm’s Paradise 5

Dublin: A Bookworm’s Paradise

When I was little, being coaxed up the stairs and tucked into bed didn’t necessarily mean it was bedtime. Quite frequently I would slip under the quilt when the coast was clear with a...

The Here and Now 2

The Here and Now

Just today my sister mentioned that she had been having a conversation about how often we all wish our lives away. It took me back to a recent discussion I had with a friend...

Margo’s Mini Travels: Tea Shops in Dublin 1

Margo’s Mini Travels: Tea Shops in Dublin

No matter which town or country my tail may find itself, I somehow always manage to end up in tea shops. Not through choice, you’ll understand. Mainly just because I go wherever my curly-haired...

Another First 0

Another First

Every single year as the Christmas trees start popping up around town, the streets are lit up and seasonal window displays are unveiled, we all seem to ask the same question: Where has the...