Hello darkness my old friend – Delightful Dublin in Autumn
Date: 5 October, 2015
I very often find myself accompanying my movements through Dublin city with a theme tune playing in my mind, even singing along at times. This morning was no different and the song in my head was an oldie I recently picked up from a Dublin gentleman at a local ballad session. It’s called the Dublin Saunter and declares in its soothing tempo that “Dublin can be heaven with coffee at eleven and a stroll in Stephen’s green”.
Berlin, city of flea markets
Date: 21 September, 2015
Berliners traded high streets for flea markets long ago. Whether you're furnishing a new flat or hunting for old East German memorabilia, it's a given that you'll pay a flea market a visit. Here's a list of the best and the boldest that Berlin can put out on the streets.
Hide and seek: Berlin's tucked away bars
Date: 15 September, 2015
Berlin is the Aladdin's den of bars. You'll find all sorts of treasures here, but the best ones don't always make themselves easy to find. Maybe they're behind an unmarked door or on a roof, or trick you into thinking they're more of a restaurant than a late-night paradise. Go off road with this list of essential establishments.
6 Off The Tourist Track Places To Visit In Berlin
Date: 5 August, 2015
Time after time I have my wonderful flock of friends coming to visit me in Berlin: so the usual spots like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz and Checkpoint Charlie can get a bit drab after the tenth or twentieth visit. Last weekend being no exception, I decided or rather was inspired to share some great places that aren't so touristy for those in a similar situation as I or for anyone coming to Berlin for the first time. So here's 6 off the tourist track places to visit in Berlin.
17 Things You Need To Know About Berlin
Date: 28 July, 2015
Known for it's underground rave scene, an overwhelming amount of hipsters and general quirkiness there's no doubt that Berlin is the "it" place to be in Europe. However, despite it's rather pretentious reputation backpackers from all over the globe come to check out what all the fuss is about, and boy are you guys in for a treat. However, there are just 17 things you need to know about Berlin before you rock up!
Vegan Eats: The Best Vegan Food In Budapest
Date: 15 July, 2015
From someone who enjoys nothing more than a bucket of fried chicken, I can assure all you carnivores that vegan food in Budapest is just scrum-diddly-uptious! Budapest may be known for Goulash and Lángos as a local delicacy, but damn do they make good vegan food here too. It's not all eating leafs and chomping on sticks either, vegan food in Budapest is a lot more filling & satisfying than you might think.
Berlin's Abandoned Buildings: Soviet Tank Barracks
Date: 25 June, 2015
When visiting Berlin it’s important if you wish to explore an abandoned place that it’s not all about the SpreePark (the abandoned amusement park in Treptow). There’s plenty more of Berlin's abandoned buildings on offer, that isn’t as risky to get into and as disappointing.
Berlin's Best Burgers
Date: 24 June, 2015
It was only a matter of time before I wrote an article combining my love of burgers with my love of Berlin. Like bacon and cheese, these two things just melt together to create a haven of tasty goodness! Berliners go mad for a good burger, as do I when I'm hungover, and since I'm hungover a lot I find myself in a lot of burger joints. So I present to you, Berlin's best burgers...
Sapa Market - A Taste of Vietnam in Prague
Date: 22 June, 2015
For a moment it's easy to forget that I'm 8 thousand kilometers from south-east Asia. For a moment I really believe I'm in Hanoi. Prague is more than just the jewel of Bohemia. It's very much an alive city. Stray from the cobbled streets of old town, and you never know what you'll find.
17 Things You Need To Know About Budapest
Date: 16 June, 2015
Planning on making your way to Budapest? We've created a wee guide to the Pearl of the Danube so you can find your bearings a little easier, tell you what's what but not ruin any of Budapest's quirky surprises.Here's 17 things you need to know about Budapest...