We are the King and Queen of packing for a holiday. It always baffles me how I can pack a rucksack for 16 night summer holiday because we have hand luggage only. However give me a hold case of up to 23kg and I can bet you I will be dead on the weight limit...or... Continue Reading →
The day it felt like it took 4 years to walk across the island. We visited Rathlin Island in search for puffins.
Date: 30th May 2018 The Drive: We left Derry early and headed towards Port Stewart Strand and then onward to Bushmills. The roads were clearly signposted for the Coastal Road. We basically hugged the coast for as long as we could. The views were amazing and the weather was great. It was blue skies and sunny, meaning... Continue Reading →
Date: 29th May 2018 The Drive: We left Belfast early to get to The Jungle and then moved onto Derry. The drive was pretty easy, though getting to The Jungle you do drive down some narrow back roads, we were just hoping not to meet a tractor! Where We Stayed: We stayed at Charlotte House which we booked... Continue Reading →
Date: 28th May 2018 The Drive: We left Dublin at around 9 a.m and headed towards Belfast. It was an easy drive, just straight down the motorway! We stopped at Tesco to grab some road snacks and drinks. There is one toll road which was about 1.90 euros. Entering Belfast was easier than we expected, we were... Continue Reading →
Date: 27th May 2018 We woke early and headed towards the city. As it was a Sunday public transport didn't start until around midday so we decided to walk the 3.5 miles to the centre. It was dry and windy but a lovely walk beside the river, we passed loads of locks along the Grand Canal.... Continue Reading →
Date: 20th-22nd April 2018 Why: Mike had organised a weekend away for my 30th birthday. When he asked where I would like to go I said an adventure weekend full of fun. He did not disappoint, I loved every minute of it. Where We Stayed: We travelled up to Anglesey on Friday night. We were staying in Benllech... Continue Reading →
Date: 5th-8th April 2018 Where We Stayed Empire Hotel was central and overlooked the train station. The hotel staff were friendly and the room was big and clean. All rooms seem to come with two single beds pushed together with two separate duvets which is a little odd. Health and safety was obviously not a concern... Continue Reading →