Category Archives: Travel

Any posts from abroad (ie away from the Emerald Isle!)

The Agony of a Hangover

The trials and tribulations one goes through on the morning after. Continue reading

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Buses, Borders, and Babcias.

So at the time of writing, I’ve just about recovered from my delightful journey to Ukraine. It was well worth it but travelling there was enough of an experience that I thought it might be best to write a bit … Continue reading

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An Outsider’s Perspective on the Polish Presidential Election

Elections always bring out the wackiest individuals. In our last presidential elections, Ireland has had Eurovision singers, former terrorists, double-dealing businessmen, poets, all and sundry vie for the title. I’m not sure whether to be relieved or worried that Poland … Continue reading

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Silesia: An Outsider’s Perspective.

So while I’ve been living and working in Poland for just over five months now, I’ve written very little about the culture, the people or even the history of what really is a fascinating country. I work and live now … Continue reading

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How to Stop Worrying and Avoid Rockfall: The Approach

Chamonix 2010 I’m in the Alps for the first time. I’m 19. I’m climbing with another guy just as inexperienced as myself. We’ve been here maybe a week and a half. It’s been a great time so far. I’ve led … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

Well it’s been quite a long hiatus from the blog but I owed it to myself to get at least one final post in before 2015 makes an appearance and we bid adieu to yet another year! Already owe an … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Conquered!

Well all, apologies for my delay in posting. I’ve been back in Ireland a week now and just waiting on some photographs, some of them are being developed the old fashioned way as I’d brought only disposables with me. Thanks … Continue reading

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