A Trek Story

What is was like to go trekking in Nepal

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Big Appetites and Small Plates

Before leaving Ireland everyone raved to us about Thai food being the best food in the world. I've had a Green Curry once or twice but other than that I was clueless. So an entire month in Thailand, trying to eat was... Not what we were used to. Equally in other countries, where we knew even less, the food has been surprisingly excellent.

Coconutty

We were sitting on the beach in Thong Krut yesterday, reading, when a coconut fell from one of the trees behind us. Well hello free coconut! Just one problem... It was big and green and we hadn't a clue how to open it. I'm pretty sure there's a special way of peeling the husk off … Continue reading Coconutty

Kindness in Ko Samui

It's officially been a week since we left Ireland and it already feels like longer. All of the travel blogs and websites didn't prepare me for the reality of Thailand. I knew it would be hot. I just didn't expect it to feel like this. Ko Samui was instantly cooler than Bangkok, as soon as … Continue reading Kindness in Ko Samui

Hiding from Bangkok

At llast we're on Ko Samui, an island in the south of Thailand. It's absolutely beautiful here, the beach is right outside our door and there's a great bar next to us. Before arriving on this Paradise Island however, we experienced Bangkok city in all its glory. Bangkok is enormous! It's kind of this crazy … Continue reading Hiding from Bangkok

Liverpool: a review

The three nights I spent in Liverpool with my friend Neil were a flurry of museums, galleries and good times! Liverpool has the most museums and galleries outside of London and in 2008 it won the European Capital of Culture award - something to consider now that Galway is in the running for the 2020 title. … Continue reading Liverpool: a review

Liverpool: What you should know!

A recent trip to Liverpool city for three days was filled to the brim with museums and galleries and great company! My friend Neil and I had a nice city break away to explore a different city. Here's a little guide on budget and good-to-know tips we picked up! Good-to-Know Tips: Transport: The 86A arriva … Continue reading Liverpool: What you should know!

Travel – The Intro

Travel is one of those things I love doing. Lots of people love travelling! I want to see everywhere around me. My granddad once told me: "Heather, you have the skills of a writer; you have imagination and you're clearly very good with observation. Now you just need the experience." Travelling is like a bottle … Continue reading Travel – The Intro