What to Expect from a Travel Trade Fair, With Helpful Tips

  In January we attended the largest travel trade fair in Spain, FITUR 2014 in Madrid. It was an interesting event, but naturally better suited for Spanish speakers or those working specifically in the travel industry in Spain. The event was a great excuse to go to Madrid though, especially since our plane tickets on Ryanair…

6 Great Things to do in Manchester, England

  While not on the typical tourist radar, Manchester is a vibrant city with an important history on the world’s stage. Manchester was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and where inadvertently the ideas behind communism were subsequently spawned. These days Manchester is most famous for having the world’s 2nd most valuable sports franchise, Manchester…

2013 Year End Review- Where We Travelled This Year

  2013 was our second calendar year living in Ireland, and it was a great year exploring the emerald island even further. And like many of the nearly 6 years we’ve lived in Europe, it was also a busy year of globe trotting for us. In total we travelled in 12 different countries this year,…

World Travel Market in London, and Why Travel Bloggers Matter

In addition to our recent attendance at Europe’s largest travel blogging conference, TBEX in Dublin, I also recently attended the world’s largest convention for the travel industry as a whole, World Travel Market. WTM takes place every year in London, and this year the travel industry once again convened at the massive Excel Center, near…

Fulham’s Craven Cottage, The Oldest Football Stand in the World

To the casual European soccer fan, only Chelsea and Arsenal might come to mind for catching a “football” match in London. But tickets to watch London’s 2 most successful teams are pricey and harder to come by. And if you’re only in London a few days, it’s possible that neither team will be in town…