Entries by Ray

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 […]

Wexford-The Sunny South East’s 10 Attractions

Hook Lighthouse Explore the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. Voted one of Ireland’s favourite attractions, Hook Lighthouse in Wexford is truly one of a kind. Purpose built 800 years ago by the Knight William Marshal. Take a step back in time for a guided tour hearing tales of medieval times and life as a […]

Dublin – Ireland’s Capital

Guinness Storehouse The Guinness Storehouse is the Home of Guinness, where you will discover what goes into the making of each and every pint. Learn about the incredible brand history stretching over 250 years. Ireland’s number one International Visitor Attraction unfolds its tale across seven floors. Shaped around a giant pint, which, if filled would […]

Rebel County Cork

Cork English Food Market The English Market has been serving the population of Cork City since 1788. During its life it has survived revolution, war, depression, famine and the boom period. But it has always remained as the hub of the city for its inhabitants to meet and gather. In recent years the market has […]