I Kept Quiet About My Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, you’re dying to tell the world, but you want to wait till you pass the 12-week milestone. Waiting till the end of the first trimester is increasingly common, as this period is normally the highest risk period for any pregnancy complications. But for someone like me who found out that I wasContinue reading “I Kept Quiet About My Pregnancy”

Be Grateful When Life is Tough

How to be grateful and strong when things go wrong? There are times when we may feel like we cannot be grateful about anything in our lives. Losing a job or feeling burned out can contribute to one’s negative attitude. Experiencing financial losses or not being able to make ends meet can hurt deeply. EnduringContinue reading “Be Grateful When Life is Tough”

The Burren National Park

Whether you’re a backpacker, a history, geography or geology geek, a family with kids or even someone who’s up for some real adventure you’re going to fall in love with this breathlessly beautiful part of Ireland. After we visited Cliffs of Moher, we headed to one of the six National Parks of Ireland, The BurrenContinue reading “The Burren National Park”

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”

4D3N in Bali: Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua means two islands (nusa ‘island’, dua‘two’), because there are two islands in the bay of Bali. Known as an enclave of large five-star resorts, it covers 350 hectares of land and encloses more than 20 resorts. But don’t let the term resort area turn you off from visiting here. Taking a trip toContinue reading “4D3N in Bali: Nusa Dua”

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”

Slieve League Cliffs: An Ultimate Experience

If you’d ask me what was my reaction when I got here and as I had set foot in the wilderness of Sliabh Liag – I’m utterly astonished with what I saw! I stood aghast at the sight of the waves crashing on the rocks below. On a beautiful sunny day, we drove to SliabhContinue reading “Slieve League Cliffs: An Ultimate Experience”

One Summer Day in Fanad Head Lighthouse

I love to stand before the majestic view of the ocean. The ocean exudes power; its shore is a gateway, a place where the aquatic and terrestrial worlds collide. The cliff we stood on seemed as old as Abraham. As I look at the vast infinite blue ocean I could only imagine that at theContinue reading “One Summer Day in Fanad Head Lighthouse”

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”

Wild, Wild Cliffs of Moher

Another item checked off my bucket list! The reason why I have dreamt of going to The Cliffs of Moher is simply because I have seen this beautiful landmark in “My Love” music video by Westlife. Funny though it may seem but it’s true. There have been many movies made at the Cliffs of Moher,Continue reading “Wild, Wild Cliffs of Moher”

A Day of Adventure in Errigal

It was on St. Patrick’s Day of this year when we had our road trip to Errigal (Irish: An Earagail), is a 751-metre mountain near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland. It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal. Well-known for the pinky glow from its quartzite peak during a setting sun, theContinue reading “A Day of Adventure in Errigal”

That Winter in Malin Head

Malin Head, renowned for its rugged coastal landscape and attractive beaches. It is located on the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal, and is the most northerly point of the island of Ireland and the start/end point of the Wild Atlantic Way coastal touring route. Initially we headed to Londonderry. But there was an intermittent rain. SoContinue reading “That Winter in Malin Head”