February 27, 2020.Reading time 3 minutes.
I got one step closer last week to a wish list fulfillment….. My wonderful friends gave me a birthday gift voucher for the Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh – (I’d 2 counties left in Ireland to sleep in!!) I was so impressed that they (well – one of them at least!) had paid such attention to […]
February 25, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
County Fermanagh is primarily an outdoor destination, so a bad weather forecast, with more expected precipitation than normal, should have been enough to make me stay at home and light the fire! But no, once I got it into my head, well that was that! The weather was not the only reason to hold off […]
February 21, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
I’ve no earth shattering revelations to share with you but here are a few thoughts after a recent trip: Getting There: There are direct flights to Mexico City from major European airports. From Ireland, we went via Madrid which was the best value on the day. But against that, it meant a short flight followed […]
February 17, 2020.Reading time 18 minutes.
This was going to be a ‘TOP 10’ list but I couldn’t choose! If you include day trips to Teotihaucan and Puebla, there’s plenty to keep one busy in Mexico City for at least a week! Did you know that this city has more museums than New York, Madrid or Paris?! You could omit museums […]
February 13, 2020.Reading time 3 minutes.
U is for Uluru On 26 October 2019, Uluru was officially closed to climbers. The rock is sacred to the Pitjantjatjara Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area, who believe that the spirits of their ancestors continue to reside there. Climbing was not permitted under Anangu law but tourists began to ascend in the […]