Driving on the left is not the minority sport that you think it is!

Driving on the left is not the minority sport that you think it is!

Irish holidaymakers are used to the fact that they have to negotiate the strange phenomenon of driving on the wrong side of the road when they usually go abroad since most of the near continent are right-hand drive, as is north and most of Central and South America. Like all things in life, it’s an experience that you … Continued


Looking for a bit of sun and heat?

I think that we are universally agreed that this year’s summer was one of the worst on record and with the long range weather forecast for the next eight years not particularly encouraging, perhaps it’s time that we had a conversation about the 10 hottest places around the world that we should consider for that … Continued


The World of Travel — where misconceptions abound!

There are many misconceptions that continue to prevail to this day among travellers about various types of travel activity. The famous phrase:  ‘Newly-wed, over-fed and nearly-dead’ was the disparaging comment that was often made in relation to the cruise industry and although that was never the reality, it gained traction, particularly in the minds of people who had never … Continued


Are you a fan of Downton Abbey?

If you’re like me, then you’re a sucker for period dramas such as Downton Abbey — the costumes, the characters, the luxury, the opulence etc. Sadly, it’s just make-believe TV,  but such dramas take their cue from the way that the upper classes actually lived. Now while the days of the Downton Abbey’s of this … Continued


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