As travel lovers it was basically a given that we would have our wedding abroad. For us we thought it would be a great excuse for a holiday, and one that we could drag our families along to. Continue Reading
Ireland is the ultimate road trip destination. It is a country full of so much history and natural beauty. And the best way to see all this beauty is to rent a car and just drive. We happen to think one of Ireland’s most beautiful drives is the Ring of Kerry. The Ring of Kerry is a 111 mile coastal road that goes around the Iveragh Peninsula in Ireland. Technically it is not a ring but a horseshoe shape although some people start their Ring of Kerry journey in Killarney and make it a full circle. It is beautiful because you get to see a really rugged and beautiful coastal Ireland. This is the Ireland that the guide books gush about.
If you are looking for day trip ideas from Dublin, then look no further than Glendalough. It literally means valley of the two lakes and is located in Ireland’s County Wicklow. It is just south of Dublin and combined with a drive through the Wicklow Mountains it is the perfect day trip to get away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city life.
At the top of any Paris to do list is of course to see the Eiffel Tower. This 324 meter structure towers over Paris. Whether you are admiring the view from the top or you are walking around the city as it peeks out at you, you can’t help but feel that the Eiffel Tower is synonymous with Paris. Built in 1887, it was originally supposed to be temporary. Due to its popularity however, it survived its purpose as a temporary exhibit at the World’s Fair. Although if you ask a Parisian you will find the reviews to be mixed. Continue Reading
Sligo is one of Ireland’s best kept secrets. Located in the North West of the country it also forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way. If you are looking for an authentic Irish experience ditch the tourist traps and get yourself to Sligo. Not convinced? Here we provide you with reasons to pack your bags and visit Sligo right now. Continue Reading
If you are interested in history then you are going to want to visit the ancient city of Pompeii. Located in the Campania region of Italy, the closest modern Italian city is Naples. We got to visit as part of a day trip from Rome. You can either do this through an organised tour company or get the train. Pompeii really is an incredible sight, and one of those places you visit that leaves you in awe.