Entries by Ray

Hospitable Holland

The Canals Similar too many other cities that sit over water such as Venice, Amsterdam has a vibrant canal system. The pretty waterways are one of the best loved attractions in Amsterdam and you can explore the idyllic routes. This is done by taking a boat tour or a water taxi that lets you hop […]

Spectacular Spain

Eating Tapas – Nationwide Go from bar to bar trying tapas as you go, while you might as well get a pint with every small meal. Eventually you will work out your favourite bars and favourite dishes. Some of the most well-known dishes include, tortillas, patatas, bravas and a large amount of chorizo-based meals. Alhambra […]

Electric Edinburgh

The National Museum of Edinburgh The newly refurbished galleries in Edinburgh Old Town has 8,000 new objects – items unseen since the opening back in 1866. The Museum is a mish mash of objects made in Scotland. Also included are discoveries brought back from Scottish explorers and scientists including Charles Darwin, who studied in Edinburgh. […]

Pulsating Portugal

Matosinhos Beach Matosinhos Beach sits to the North of Porto and is made up of a long strip of golden sand that is flanked by a promenade. Locals flock here, especially in the summer months and you will find lifeguards on duty. This means that there’s a good choice for families with young children who […]

Impressionable Tantalising Ancient Lovable Young Italy

The Vatican City The Vatican City is actually its own state within Italy and is the smallest in the world. When you’re here then you should definitely consider one of the most important religious spots in the world. Located inside its square are powerhouses such as the Piazza San Pietro and St Peter’s Basilica. You […]

Londons’ Fantastic Freebies

Don’t let people put you off with tales of how expensive London is. There’s an incredible array of things to do throughout the city without spending a penny. I have selected fifteen free things to do and see while you are here in the capital. Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy Sir John Soane […]

Kick Jet Lag In To Touch

Kick jet lag in to touch with these tips before jetting off on the summer holiday of a lifetime which is one of the best feelings in the world. Spending the first few days battling jet lag not so much. Also known as ‘desynchronosis’ and ‘flight fatigue’, jet lag is a temporary disorder that causes […]

Tribal County Galway

River Corrib Cruise Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise onboard the luxurious all-weather 157 passenger boat, the Corrib Princess. The Corrib Princess sails from Woodquay in the heart of Galway city. The journey takes passengers along the majestic River Corrib and onto Lough Corrib, Ireland’s largest lake. It provides visitors with unsurpassed views and […]

Lovely Derry On The Foyle

The Peace Bridge Finally built in 2011 the Peace Bridge opened on the 25th June. The reason for the bridge was to bring the two communities closer and to live in peace. Not your standard straight bridge but a bridge with several bends and seats to rest. It is also the newest of the three […]

Limerick – The Treaty County

Adare Manor – Afternoon Tea This is a magical setting for an indulgent and unforgettable dining experience, afternoon tea at Adare Manor an absolute delight. The Gallery at Adare Manor is the perfect marriage of grand scale and exquisite detail. As a result people are flocking to the manor. Surrounded by magnificent stained glass and […]