Destinations, Europe

Hooked on Howth

"Is it supposed to taste like that?" The man laughed as he cracked open another oyster with his knife. His hands worked skillfully almost sensually as he twisted the blade at the tip and gently prised them open. His wide smile and booming voice, alternated with the soft click and pop as he shucked oysters and… Continue reading Hooked on Howth

Destinations, Europe

Slovenia, Bled

I had driven through Slovenia years ago, it was in a car that had to be pushed to start, was always running on fumes and had no working aircon or fan in 35 degree heat. Needless to say we drove through it as quickly as possible to reach the beaches of Croatia and some relief… Continue reading Slovenia, Bled

Destinations, Europe


Rolling hills, majestic fortresses, crystal clear rivers, overwhelming hospitality and a history torn apart by conflict are all synonymous when I think about Bosnia. It is a country unlike any other in the Balkans and I hope it finds a special place in your heart like it did in mine. It might not be on… Continue reading Bosnia