Dialects vary greatly from place to place. This is true for many regions that speak the same language. Depending on where you're from you'll have your own set of slang, ways of talking and pronouncing words that you grew up hearing and using and that have become a part of who you are. And if … Continue reading Take The British-Irish Dialect Quiz
Ireland is an enchanting place to visit. Not only do the sights have me wanting to go back, but so does the food, the people, and the atmosphere too. Known for four-leaf clovers, the site of the Titanic, and greener pastures than you can imagine. For quite some time now, I had dreamt of seeing … Continue reading 10 Ireland Travel Tips For First Timers
I'm assuming it's happened to you... ...it's happened to us all at one point or another... ...you look down at your boarding pass and - TO YOUR HORROR - it's a middle seat! Eke! And you make do. You get through. You're a travel vet, for Pete's sake! You can handle a middle seat for … Continue reading How To Avoid The Dreaded Airplane Middle Seat
Ladies. It can be hard to know what's 'essential' when packing. It can be tempting to bring too much. When it’s time for travel, it pays to figure out what to pack, how to pack it, and if you really need that 5th pair of earrings or an extra pair of sunglasses. This week, … Continue reading 10 Travel Essentials For Women
2 years. 30 voyages. 300 women. eXXpedition is an all-female run series of sailing voyages with a mission to research and explore the issues of plastic pollution and the effects it is having on our oceans, health, and environment as a whole. And they are now recruiting for the Round The World 2019-2021 voyage! Do … Continue reading eXXpedition Round the World Is Now Recruiting!
Packing travel essentials is always easier with a list. This week we focus on the guys (ladies next week it's all you). Whether you or a guy you know is planning a beach getaway, a mountain escape, or a week in the desert, there are always essential items to pack. This week we’ll focus on … Continue reading 10 Travel Essentials For Men
For beer lovers, a beer hotel sounds too good to be true. But this utopia exists! Doors opened to BrewDog Distilling Co.’s DogHouse Hotel & Brewery in August 2018 and welcomed patrons to the world’s very first craft beer hotel. A stay at the DogHouse means beer on tap in your suite, beer spa treatments, … Continue reading Peek Inside The World’s First Beer Hotel
Slow travel is a new philosophy. Do less. See less (for now). Connect with locals. When planning your travel itinerary it’s easy to get swept away with how many sights and activities you want to “squeeze” in over the time you’re away. This can be daunting, frustrating, and challenging. Planning a trip means arranging accommodations … Continue reading 5 Benefits Of Slow Travel
Slow travel is one of the wonderful off-shoots of the slow food movement. The on-going philosophy behind the movement is powerfully simple: “Slow Food envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.” Among their many … Continue reading All Aboard The Ark Of Taste
Ah, Emerald Isle! If you’ve planned to visit Ireland, you probably think of visiting the Guinness Storehouse, the Cliffs of Moher, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. These are all fantastic sights to see and experiences to have, but nothing comes close to the magic and beauty behind the Blarney Stone. But what exactly IS the Blarney Stone? … Continue reading What Is The Blarney Stone?