Fuerteventura Blew Us Away

A giant Pinocchio jiggles above my head. Behind him, a feast of sharks, skulls, astronauts, and Snow White makes an appearance with her seven dwarfs. This spectacle runs for a kilometre above the glistening sand […]

Bergen Winter Wonderland

  Mountains over one thousand meters high, rise outside the window like giant chocolate biscuit cakes dusted with icing sugar. We are travelling in a ferry over glasslike water from Voss to Flam, two of […]

Girl’s Trip to London

  Christmas Shopping Trip to Marylebone Village and Soho Shopping Snuggled in amongst charming and inviting independent stores on Marylebone High Street is Daunt Book Store, an icon for booklovers and the perfect spot to […]

New Year with Travel Department

Christmas is almost upon us and before we know it, we will be counting down to the New Year. I always think it’s a great time of year to get away so when I heard […]

Transylvania with TD Active Holidays

Transylvania with TD Active Holidays Bran Castle I’ve arrived at Bran Castle in Transylvania, a glorious land bathed in lush green forests with cloud covered mountain tops. I’m part of a group with TD Active […]

Culinary Crete Road Trip

Land of the Minotaur and legendary Minoan civilisation, Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands. Perhaps lesser known as a culinary jewel glistening in the Aegean Sea but that’s exactly what Terry and I […]

Bohemian Rhapsody

A Trip through the Chateaus of Bohemia The life of a lady in 18th century Central Bohemia was laced with velvet gowns, China tea sets and genteel preparation for marriage. An understanding of European languages […]

Travel Department Long haul Adventures 2024

Venture further in 2024 as Travel Department sees growth in appetite for Long Haul Travel Department, Ireland’s leading provider of guided group tours has launched its full range of 2024 holidays and is already seeing […]

Visit Guernsey The Rock of Hospitality

Guernsey, Channel Islands The speed limit in Guernsey is 35mph and as I relaxed into the easy calm that hangs over the island, I discovered there’s no need to go any faster. The labyrinths of […]

Last Minute Summer Sun on Newstalk

  Are you sick and tired of the miserable weather we’ve been having in Ireland this July? Some people might have put off taking their holidays until autumn but are desperate to get away sooner […]

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