Dallas for shopping, JFK and JR!

  There was a time when the Irish flooded across the Atlantic grabbing bargains in malls like Woodbury Common but the strong dollar has seen a slowdown in travel shopping. However, with the Euro making […]

Thailand Travelling with the Kids!

    Why isn’t Thailand a popular destination for Irish families? Much maligned in the press, this beautiful country has been tarnished by the barrage of western men who descend upon the country seeking seedy […]

Boston Mum and Son trip!

Boston ticked all the boxes for our perfect mum and son bonding trip.  Education is a hot topic in our house with the Junior Cert Exam looming for my son next June. I’m a believer […]

Athlone for teens and tweens

The summer holidays can feel long when you have a teen and a tween shuffling around the house but living in Ireland we often forget that there is plenty to do on our doorstep. I […]

Heartbeat of Havana

Nine years have passed since my last visit to Havana. I was so enthralled by this romantic city that on my return I wrote the novel One Kiss in Havana. I’ve yet to find a […]

California Dreaming!

Published in the Sunday World Magazine 7th June 2015 Our dream car from Sixt Car rental on the Pacific Coast Highway A Family Road Trip could well be a recipe for disaster, especially with a […]

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