Art Afternoon Tea at the Merrion Dublin


I  believe that there is not a nicer way to spend a lazy Saturday than having a good catch-up over an elegant Afternoon tea.  The only problem with this, is that after a while it all gets  bit samey.  This is Read more ›

Lost history: Devonshire House, London


Why, I ask myself, are we so eager to move forward at the cost of our heritage? On my most recent visit to London I took a stroll around Green Park and Piccadilly, where I stumbled across a pair of Read more ›

Something Old: The Banqueting House, Whitehall


On my last trip to London I paid a visit to one of the most spectacular buildings that I have ever been in, The Banqueting House in Whitehall. The Banqueting House was completed in 1622 by King James I and Read more ›

Something New: A Day in Christchurch Part 2


For Part 1 please visit here. The Canterbury Museum The Canterbury Museum is located on the grounds of the Botanic Gardens, so you have no excuse not to pop in for a visit. Opened in 1870, the museum is housed in a beautiful stone building at the gates of Read more ›

Something New: A Day in Christchurch Part 1


Without a doubt New Zealand has become a popular destination for tourists over the past few years. The natural beauty and rich culture of the country has been showcased through movies such as the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Piano and Whale Rider. Read more ›

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