After a few glasses of wine and an impromptu screening of The Godfather a couple of months ago, we pretty quickly settled on Italy for our next summer road trip. We've both spent a lot of time in France and Spain but somehow never made it that little bit further to the land of exquisite … Continue reading Planning a Road Trip along the Amalfi Coast
On a scorching Sunday afternoon we catch the U-Bahn to Eberswalder Straβe, walk a short ten minutes past camper vans and buggies and empty restaurants to a bustling park. Patchy ground, sand, dry grass, a hill overlooking crowds of people clumped in groups watching singers, performers, bands. Next door a flea market - we wander … Continue reading Music, antiques & revelry at Mauerpark, Berlin
We had a jam packed weekend while visiting Berlin. From drinking beer with old friends to visiting museums and soaking up the culture. Have a walk through Berlin with us and see some of the sights as we did. We stayed in Kreuzberg, otherwise known as the 'hipster hub' of Berlin, in the best decorated … Continue reading Video: Walk Through Berlin With Us
Our recent trip to Berlin was a great weekend away filled with lots of sightseeing, culture, beers, sunshine and catching up with friends. We had four pretty full days to spend in the city but we only really saw a tiny bit of what’s there… this is how we spent our (long) weekend. Thursday We … Continue reading Our Weekend City Break to Berlin
We recently packed our bags and headed to Berlin for a four day break. The weekend was packed with great places, interesting culture, good food and good friends. So here, in no particular order, is a little insight into our top 5 must-visit places in Berlin.
City breaks are the perfect way to break up the year. There's nothing better than taking a long weekend to get away and explore a new city and culture. A few months ago we decided that our next city to explore would be Berlin and we've been excitedly planning ever since. We think that long … Continue reading Planning a City Break – Bars, Budgets & Berlin
Shauna: When Sam first suggested skiing to me I was not very into the idea. Anyone who knows me will know that I am the clumsiest gal around. However over time he wore me down, if I didn't go now I probably never would. So how did an uncoordinated person such as myself fare with … Continue reading Learning to Ski – A Beginner’s Guide
Méribel, part of the 3 Valleys skiing area in the French alps (incidentally the largest connected skiing area in the world), is a beautiful, small town with a fantastic skiing area on its doorstep. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned skier, there is plenty of skiing to keep you occupied for at least … Continue reading One week in Méribel – Skiing in the Sunshine
Shauna: It may be a stereotype, but Irish people love to complain about the weather. Aside from two to three days a year, we are cursed with grey skies and showers. However, one of those rare sunny days happened to grace us this weekend and we were ready to get out of the house and enjoy … Continue reading When the Sun Comes Out – Cycling to Howth
Getting to Méribel from Dublin was surprisingly smooth - for starters, our flight wasn't until 2:30pm so we were able to have a lie in and pick up a few last minute things from the shops (snoods, sun cream, shower gel, toothbrushes) before we headed to the airport.