Dublin | Places

Dublin Day Trips – A boat to Ireland’s Eye

It’s been a busy month for us with all the house moving and redecorating, but we try and spend some days getting out and about in the (sometimes) sunny summer weather. Recently we were lucky to choose a pleasant day for a trip out to Ireland’s Eye. We had signed up to head over for the […]

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Places | Portugal

A visit to Lisbon Oceanarium

So what is there to do in Lisbon?  Well, the top destination if you’ve got kids has to be the Lisbon Oceanarium.  It was on the other side of Lisbon, but the metro stations made it very easy for us to get there.  We went through the Vasco da Gama shopping centre and into the Parque […]

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Dublin | Ireland | Places | Review

Mobile Farm at Marlay Park

One of the best things about moving back further out of Dublin City, is the proximity to the many great parks on the south side of Dublin. Marlay Park is one of the most popular. We enjoy taking trips there, but do find it a bit tedious during the summer months when everyone else and […]

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Irish Life | Places

Ikea – the Swedish King of Furniture

I’ve done my fair share of constructing flat-pack cabinets, and browsing aisles piled to the roof with random implements I can’t figure out a name or use for. Somehow though, I was never sufficiently motivated enough to go to the effort of travelling afar in search of amazing bargains to that great superstore in the […]

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