The reasons why we travel and the criteria by which we choose our destinations

Tag: Singapore


Food, glorious food!

One of the great joys of travelling around the world is the food that you get to eat in all those various destinations! Great, that is, if you are an adventurous eater like me. But what if you’re not? Many people are what could be called ‘plain eaters’, of the meat and two veg variety … Continued


Malaysia is in the news these days for all the wrong reasons!

Which of us hasn’t speculated already about the fate of flight MH 370? This modern day Marie Celeste-like mystery has had us all transfixed for the past five weeks and still with no satisfactory conclusion in sight. I happened to be in Malaysia a few days after the flight went missing and was struck by … Continued


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



The joys of international travel

Connected through Heathrow yesterday, having flown in from Dublin on Aer Lingus. Despite there being three hours connecting time between the flights, my bag never reached the Qantas flight in time with result that I have to kill 24 hours in Singapore in the clothes that I’m wearing. I got 100 Singapore dollars straight away … Continued


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