Leisure Travel

REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

Posted 2 days ago in Asia

6 min read12. Kadavu, Fiji Did you know Fiji is close to having an island for every day of the year? There are 332 chunks of impossible beauty, although only 106 of them have permanent residents. Fiji’s capital, Suva is only a 4-hour flight from Sydney and for the thousands of Irish living on Australia’s … Continue reading REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

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James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

Posted 14 days ago in Asia

7 min readAs the most populated country in the world, it’s practically impossible to think you understand or ‘know’ China without visiting it for yourself. For our global wanderer James, it’s was never a country at the top of his list (unlike Iceland, Kenya and the Middle East) but when opportunity knocks to experience somewhere … Continue reading James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

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New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

0 min readIt’s a brave statement, but I’m calling it now. If anyone gets 20/20 in this quiz it will have been because of a fluke, or you’re the most well travelled person in Ireland…but mainly still a fluke! Anything over twelve should be considered a very decent effort. Oh, and just to keep you … Continue reading QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

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US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

2 min readAs of this morning, new security measures for international visitors coming from non-US airlines have been put into effect across the US. The additional checks are being put in place to avoid in-cabin bans on laptops (because in-flight Netflix is crucial) following the US (and shortly after the UK’s) decision to ban electronic devices … Continue reading US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

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The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

6 min readIce-covered mountains, frothing rivers, endless coastlines, and the vast and the driest desert –that’s what Chile is all about. Chile is a hell of a grand attraction for adventure junkies on Earth. Foodies will have fresh fruit, grilled meats, seafood, and wine here in Chile. For the culturephiles, there are theatres, music, and … Continue reading The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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10 Wonderfully Weird Ways To Travel, Around The World

Posted 3 months ago in Asia

6 min readAutonomous flying vehicles carrying commuter’s around a major metropolis? The days of this being a reality solely reserved for the cast of Futurama are seemingly numbered and Dubai is leading the revolution. Dubai has declared their first ‘Volocopter’ test a success in what is a landmark moment for autonomous transport. The Volocopter is an … Continue reading 10 Wonderfully Weird Ways To Travel, Around The World

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James in Kenya – The Brilliant Beaches And Reefs You Won’t Have Heard Of

5 min readWhen you think of Kenya, you’ll immediately think of the Maasi Mara, spending your days tracking the Big Five in the wild. While Kenya is one of the world’s best countries for safari, what you may not know is that it also has some of the very best beaches and snorkelling spots on … Continue reading James in Kenya – The Brilliant Beaches And Reefs You Won’t Have Heard Of

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