Category Archive: Ireland

Spring has sprung!

  Every year the arrival of spring seems to be taking forever, but when it’s finally here it makes up for those earlier dark, cold and generally bleak months. What better place to witness the bloom than… Continue reading

Dublin’s iconic landmark: The Spire

Landmarks are everywhere: iconic places, meeting points, markers on a map. Today, consider a unique point of view as you photograph a landmark. Guys, I have to cheat again today and use old… Continue reading

The best fall foliage locations in Dublin

Fall foliage. Autumn foliage. Autumn leaf colour. It doesn’t matter how you call it, but everyone loves it. I have been looking forward to it since writing this post in August actually! Living in… Continue reading

Refraction on the Liffey

For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Endurance in Glendalough

Share a photo of what endurance means to you — maybe it’s your beat-up, well-travelled running shoes, the oldest structure in your town, the vista you earned climbing that mountain, a photo of… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Fray in Dublin

Don’t stand on the sidelines: join in and show us a photo that says “fray” to you. Being a non-native English speaker I have to admit that I found this week’s photo challenge quite, well,… Continue reading

The insider’s guide to Ireland’s Amalfi Coast

  Sorrento, Amalfi, Nerano.. if those names make you dream of your next holiday to Italy’s stunning south coast then you might want to consider visiting Dalkey, its little brother. Today we took… Continue reading

Going back to being a 9-5 slave

First thing I need to tell you about me is that I am currently not working. Actually, I quit my job back in April! That’s a looooong time off, the longest I have… Continue reading

My favourite spot in Dublin when it’s sunny

Ask people what the downside of living in Ireland is – most likely they will all say “the weather”! Irish summers are known to be what is described as ‘mild’. This basically stands… Continue reading