Celebrating Halloween In Ireland

Ireland is known for its colourful and fascinating folklore, which defines a big part of local culture and practices. Passed down through oral traditions, mythical creatures like the selkies, the stories of the Giant’s Causeway, and the reign of the sun gods still survive to this day. These are especially apparent during particular times of the year, like Halloween, which traces its roots back to Irish traditions. So without further ado, let’s take a closer look at Halloween’s forgotten beginnings…

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A Camping Trip to Corfe Castle in Dorset

At the very end of the summer we took a camping trip up to Dorset which is a place I’ve visited a few times but certainly haven’t explored thoroughly yet. We were looking at where to stay and ended up going for the Corfe Castle Camping And Caravanning Club Site. It’s in an area of Dorset that has lots and lots to do as well as being part of the excellent Camping and…

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How To Get Your Money Back If Your Holiday Gets Cancelled

If you enjoy travel like me and have had your eye on the news recently you may be starting to be alarmed about how safe and secure your holiday bookings are! With even the biggest names in travel clearly vulnerable it’s hard to know where and how your money is safe. Luckily, there are steps you can take to keep your holiday booking monies safe and ways which you can get it back in the event of a disaster. Below…

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Wild Country Zephyros 2 Compact Tent Review

As much as I love a huge family, multi-room, house like tent – you’ve got to love a small, compact tent. It’s brilliant to have a lightweight tent that can easily be carried on the trail and packed in your backpack. The Wild Country Zephyros 2 Tent has some great light weight credentials: on the scales it comes in at just 1.9kg, this makes the tent really easy to carry when backpacking. With the measuring stick, when the tent is…

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Thermarest NeoAir Venture Sleeping Mat and Salewa Spice Davos Sleeping Bag Review

I’m a massive fan of light weight camping and backpacking. This minimilistic style of camping really appeals to me and allows you to trek and camp without a lot of the faff and excess gear that goes along with it. After choosing your tent, two of the next most important items of kit to think about when you’re choosing your gear are your sleeping bag and sleeping mat; that’s why in this review I’m going to write about one of…

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