Top 5 tips for living out of a suitcase [in London]

Everyone has their own way of travelling or moving country – some do it in luxury others do it on a shoestring budget. We tend to go somewhere in between, opting to sleep in beds or on air mattresses as opposed to in 5-star hotel rooms or 16-bed hostel dorms. Every trip, big move andContinue reading “Top 5 tips for living out of a suitcase [in London]”

Stopping while you travel to reflect

We’ve been in London for over a month now and are getting ready to move into our new apartment. Before we wheel ourselves and our belongings to our new neighbourhood and I write about my experience living out of a suitcase, I thought I’d take a moment to pause and reflect. If you’re looking forContinue reading “Stopping while you travel to reflect”

Exploring North America’s most easterly point

This past October I took advantage of a new direct route offered by Canadian airline, Westjet, from Dublin to St. John’s in Newfoundland to visit one of my sisters. In under six hours, I was walking around the colourful streets TripAdvisor likens to a mini San Francisco! Unfortunately I’ve only been to San Fran’s airportContinue reading “Exploring North America’s most easterly point”

Summer love

I have had a whirlwind of a summer! I’ve walked the cavernous rooms of the Tate Modern while discussing life in small town Ireland with our friends in London. Stumbled across a makeshift throwback to my hometown in Borough Markets, while sipping on freshly pressed watermelon juice. Wandered the streets of Dublin City South suburbsContinue reading “Summer love”

Having a laugh

I’ve been off the radar for a month now! My how time flies. Just a little snippet of what I’ve been up to: A quick spring trip home to Canada to eat great true north strong and free food (and to see my family and friends of course). Joining the Irish workforce in Kildare, goingContinue reading “Having a laugh”

Melbourne weekend

Now that you know how much of a struggle it was for me to get to Melbourne, let me fill you in on what we did. We ate lazy weekend breakfasts in St Kilda and at the Fleur Depot de Pain near our hotel on Albert Park.   We wandered into the CBD, tramming itContinue reading “Melbourne weekend”

Sometimes you just need a break

We went to Cairns¬†for a long weekend and it was just what we needed to slow down, take a deep breath, stay warm and remember the good things in life… …slow motion old fashioned train rides through the rainforest. Lazy morning espressos at Coast Roast Coffee on the Esplanade. Paying $5 to go back inContinue reading “Sometimes you just need a break”