Neist Point, The Isle of Skye – Introducing 360 photographs

By | March 13th, 2013|360 Photographs, Scotland|

Neist Point - one of my highlights from an incredible Scottish road trip, and somewhere I just had to blog about.  But first, a little back-story ... One of the best talked I sat in on at WTM was entitled The best bloggers innovations of 2012, and was hosted by some of the big players in the [...]

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Roadtripping Scotland – Real Time Blogging

By | March 1st, 2013|Real Time Blogging, Scotland|

Here starts stage 1 of my quest to see the Northern Lights. By the time you read them I shall probably be coming into land at Inverness airport. Accompanied by a couple of mates and as ever my better half Esther, we'll shortly be picking up our rental car and setting off to see Scotland. [...]

Slieve League, Donegal – The highest sea cliffs in Europe

By | January 7th, 2013|Ireland|

Slieve league hosts the highest sea cliffs in Europe.  Whilst the Cliffs of Moher further south in Country Clare take much of the cliff admiration afforded my visitors to Ireland, Slieve League in County Donegal located on the Atlantic stand almost 3x higher, at roughly 1972ft ... pretty tall! **click me, i'm widescreen [...]

Silver Strand Beach, Donegal

By | December 24th, 2012|Ireland|

Silver Strand Beach, Donegal was one of the highlights of a roadtrip around Ireland in April of last year.  In making a slight error when booking our hostel for Donegal, I actually stumbled upon what may be one of my favourite beaches in the world. **CLICK ME, I'M WIDESCREEN My Hostel Mistake You [...]

Top 5 tips for planning a roadtrip

By | August 23rd, 2012|Top 5's|

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of driving around Ireland on a Roadtrip.  Over an amazing 9 days I drove some epic coastal roads, taking in sights such as the Giants Causeway, Slieve League and the Cliffs of Moher.  But in order to see all these amazing sights my friends and I had to [...]

Travel Blogger Relay Competition with lowcostholidays.com

By | July 30th, 2012|Travel|

With the Olympics now underway and the competition for the coverted bronze, silver and gold medals hotting up, our friends at  lowcostholidays.com are carrying on that Olympic spirit and have started their own Blogger Relay competition for travel writers with the aim of creating a massive index of travel memories,  and stories and for some unknown [...]

Belfast Black Taxi Tour

By | June 8th, 2012|Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|

There's never any guarantee's, but we should be fine.  There hasnt been any trouble in a while, and June is usually when it stirs up a bit, not May. ... reassuring words from a man who grew up in Belfast at a very very difficult time and who now takes tourists on tours of the area [...]

Ireland Roadtrip Summary: Cost and Mileage

By | May 31st, 2012|Ireland|

So thats the Ireland roadtrip all done with. 9 Amazing days and a lot of miles covered within that time, but every one totally worth it.  There were a few places we planned to visit that we never quite made it to, Westport for example we had to skip, but it looks amazing so maybe we'll [...]

Cliffs of Moher

By | May 28th, 2012|Ireland, Photographic Inspiration|

The cliffs of Moher are located in west Ireland, stretching along County Claire's Atlantic Coast.  At their highest they stand 214m tall and stretch for roughly 8Km along the coastline.  The site has been awarded the prestigious designation of membership of the UNESCO supported Global Geopark network. We visited the cliffs on day 6 of [...]

Ireland Roadtrip: Days 6-9 – Galway to Limerick and Newcastle West

By | May 28th, 2012|Ireland, Travel|

Day 6-9 Mini Summary: Day 6 - Drive from Galway to Limerick via the cliffs of Moher -  It was a fairly straight forward coastal drive in the sunshine.  The cliffs were well sign posted, but there were lots of big ass coaches on the road also, ferry tourists from Dublin and other such places.  [...]