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I got on the Gravedigger Bus and this is what happened


Happy Halloween guys! ‘Tis the season for all things spooky – and whereas I’d class myself as a “class a” wimp when it comes to scary stuff, I’d still like to tell you about the scariest thing I did this Halloween and maybe even recommend you do it too… provided you’re Dublin-bound on this All Hallows Eve.     I’m…

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6 things I want to do in Dublin on my anniversary


I can’t believe it, this weekend hubby and I are celebrating 3 years of marriage. I have no idea where the time has gone but here we are, 3 years in, and exactly as disgustingly in love as we were on that day. Eww – I’m now one of those people (you know, the ones who subject their surroundings to…

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Beer lovers in Tampere, Finland must visit here


  Okay so it’s not a new thing by any stretch of the imagination, Plevna opened way back in the beginning of 90s, but it still makes it new to us who do not have the fortune of living within walking/driving distance of it.     But let’s start from the beginning. Hubby and I visit Tampere every so often…

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You need to check out this secret gem in Krakow


  Sometimes when you walk aimlessly around in a city you’ve never been to before you can come by an absolute gem you probably wouldn’t have found no matter how strong your google-fu is. And let me tell you, Restauracja Klimaty Południa is one of these gems.     Me and this stunner came to meet while my holiday crew…

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A mix of modern and tradition: Wanhan Rauman KaffeBar


The Western Coast of Finland is a right beauty, and nestled in its gentle (or bloody brisk) embrace is its jewel; Rauma.     The City of Rauma, founded 1442 is Finland’s third oldest town. Last year it celebrates its’ 575th anniversary while the Mother Land put its on party pants to celebrate 100 years as an independent state. So…

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How to pack hand luggage like a BOSS


  It’s hubby’s birthday soon and I’m trying to figure out where to take him! OK – that sounds weird without context. Let me elaborate.     Ever since I can’t remember when hubby and I have been taking each other out-of-town for our respective birthdays. Because it’s something special we can both enjoy. I’ll be honest, hubby isn’t as…

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5 tips to get more out of your travel money


  I don’t care it’s barely April, I’m already planning all the holidays hubby and I are going to be taking this year. Firstly, obviously, is the long overdue return to the motherland. I haven’t had a chance to visit Finland for a while, and that is a while too long if you ask my momma or my friends. In…

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5 surprising things in Lisbon


Lisbon. The city of hills, suspension bridges, heart wrenching music, incredible wine and cobboled streets. And so many, somewhat surprising things more.   I feel like a broken record when I keep repeating myself by telling you that hubby is a chef but this time I’m not just boasting, I promise. It’s actually a crucial part of the story. Because,…

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How Tintå cured my hangover


  I have a confession: I am such a devoted carnivore that I struggle enjoying any food that hasn’t got meat with it. The only exception to this pretty hard and fast rule is sticky toffee pudding, because anyone who doesn’t like sticky toffee pudding is just a monster. Yeah, I said it.   Anyway – the reason why I…

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Message in a Bottle, Berlin


  Berlin’s beer roots are deep in the ground. I mean, Germany is a beer country – and they take their beer very seriously. They even have a 500-year-old Beer Purity Law which says that only hops, barley, yeast and water can be used to make Germany’s favourite drink, of which they have over 5,500 brands of. Trust me, you…

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