Weekend Getaway: Old Head Kinsale

Old Head Kinsale, a slice of coastal paradise, protruding more than 3km into the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the Southwest Coast in County Cork, not just famous for its 17th century lighthouse but also a golfer’s paradise. According to trip advisor reviews, “Definitely one not to miss for golfers”. Last summer 2019, we drove upContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: Old Head Kinsale”

Blackrock Castle: Castellated Fortification

About 2km from the city centre of Cork is the rocky limestone outcrop that Blackrock Castle sits on. It has been a site of fortification since the late 16th century. The original tower was built by the citizens of Cork in 1582 to guard the water approach to the city from pirates and other raiders.Continue reading “Blackrock Castle: Castellated Fortification”

Cork City Marathon 2019

The Ultra/Marathon Runner and The Cheerleading Wife! It describes US perfectly. This is my first blog about my hubby’s marathon. Something extra special as our (yes 😂 that includes me) first ever marathon experience in Europe, in Ireland particularly, and in cool weather — though month of June is already summer yet temperature was rangingContinue reading “Cork City Marathon 2019”

Weekend Getaway: Youghal

Looking for a weekend getaway in Cork? You might want to consider Youghal (pronounced as Yawl), is a historic seaside town in East Cork that borders with West Waterford. The name Youghal comes from the Irish Eochaill meaning “yew woods”, which were once common in the area.  We enjoyed our weekend experienced here so we wanted to share the 3 bestContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: Youghal”

A Beautiful Day in Kinsale

It was bright and sunny day. White, fluffy clouds drifted across the clear, blue sky. To make the most of the good weather and the time off, we took advantage of the glorious Irish weather and decided to undertake a road trip to Kinsale. Kinsale (Cionn tSáile, meaning “Tide Head”), is undeniably one of theContinue reading “A Beautiful Day in Kinsale”

Living in Singapore and Leaving it

I can still vividly recall the moment I had set foot in Changi Airport. It was so surreal. I was excited to fulfil my dreams! Eight years had passed. Wow, just like that?! Looking back, I told myself, “I would only be here for 5 years”. But things didn’t happen as I originally planned it.Continue reading “Living in Singapore and Leaving it”