Day trips from Dublin – Dún Laoghaire

Alex and I decided a few weeks back that we were going to make it a goal of ours to visit all of the coastal DART stops over our 3 years here, so that we could experience all these easy day trips from Dublin. The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) is a train that runs…

Day Trip to Tangier, the Morocco fiasco: Part 2

This is the only two part post we’ve ever done. But the day trip to Tangier was so ridiculous and filled with folly, that it warrants many specific details in building up to being the worst guided tour ever. If you missed the first part, read here first. After the man with the Moroccan soccer…

Pristine Lakes and Waterfalls: Day Trip to The Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

If you are ever in Croatia, try and make the trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Being the largest national park in Croatia, the oldest in Southeast Europe and a UNESCO world heritage site, we promise you will not be disappointed! Plitvice Lakes are in central Croatia and are about 2 and half hours away by bus…

Hanging with Aussie animals- Day trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park, Australia

I’m from a town called Ballarat, which is located just over an hours drive from Melbourne, Australia. When Alex and I were visiting Australia we decided to spend an afternoon hanging with Aussie animals at the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Before arriving, Alex asked how big the park was. I hadn’t been there in well over…