A Vampire Hunt & Dublin Turned Red: Happy Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Dublin! Yes, it’s that time of year for that American tradition… Oops, I mean Irish tradition? Yes, it is believed that Halloween was bought to America by the Irish. It all started with the Paleopagan Druids who were celebrating Lá Samhna, the Celtic new year. However, once the Christians moved in and…

Attending the world’s largest travel blog conference, TBEX Europe 2013

  Last May, when Bell and I discovered that the world’s largest travel blog conference was coming a mere 12 minute walk from our apartment, the decision to attend was a no brainer. But as the days grew nearer and the thought of attending my first travel conference approached, the jitters firmly settled in. Bell…

Visiting the Cliffs of Moher by Rental Car from Dublin

Planning to travel between Dublin and the Cliffs of Moher? Good friends recently flew to Ireland for a four-day visit with us and we decided to share the cost of a rental car. We drove from Dublin and stayed overnight in Galway, before driving along the the coast of Count Clare. Visiting the Cliffs of…

Renting Tips for Europe

Finding an apartment in your own city can be a nightmare, let alone a foreign country! But if you’ve decided to take the plunge and move abroad here are some renting tips for Europe, particularly particularly if you’re planning a move to the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK or Ireland. We’ll have a post to…