Europe

Our Trip To Ireland – Where To Go

We have just come back from an awesome trip travelling around Ireland. During our holiday, we managed to travel right across both countries (Northern and Republic) from Dublin to Galway, Sligo to Belfast and more, all such amazing locations in their own way. We really did have such a fantastic time, therefore I thought I would share my recommendations on what to do whilst there.   Dublin About 30 minutes from the airport, Dublin is a very busy and exciting…

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Europe

Visiting Game Of Thrones Filming Locations In Ireland

You may have already read about our trip to Ireland a couple weeks ago. While we were out there, we had an awesome time checking out the incredible scenery of the coastline and Mourne mountains as well as iconic places like Giant’s Causeway and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. We also visited some of Ireland’s best cities like Dublin, Galway and Belfast and loved every minute spent in them. As you can tell we had a really busy time, however, we…

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The Man Cave

A Day At The Races

  Experiencing the atmosphere of the races is supposed to be something that everyone should do in their lifetime; whether you’re going to the Cheltenham Festival in March or the Grand National in April – the dates are quickly coming up and you may be already starting to plan your outfit for your day at the races. If you’ve ever seen the coverage on TV or in the papers you’ll know that more and more a day at the races…

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Footwear

Men’s Columbia Ventrailia II Outdry Shoe Review

It’s been a couple of years since I reviewed the Columbia Ventrailia walking shoes back in 2016. Since then, these awesome shoes have literally taken me around the world. They’ve been to countries such as Spain, Scandinavia, Poland, Slovakia and Croatia to name but a few. They’ve also been worn on 25+ mile hiking days on the Cornish Coast path. They’ve gone through sand, mud and streams and have served me awesomely. Although my old faithful Columbia Ventrailia walking shoes…

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Clothing

Columbia Women’s Altitude Aspect Hooded Fleece Jacket Review

After sorting through my winter clothes, I realised I didn’t own a decent hoodie so decided to check out what Columbia had to offer. As you may have read previously, I love Columbria…everything I have got from them has just been of a fantastic quality. I found the ideal hoodie and at an good price too considering its features. This was the Columbia Women’s Altitude Aspect Hooded Fleece Jacket. As soon as it arrived, I wanted to wear it. The…

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Europe

What You Must Do In The Slovakian High Tatras

  Last summer, we travelled from Norway all the way down through Europe to Croatia. We visited Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Hungary on the way. One of our very favourite parts of the whole, epic trip was spending a week in the Slokian High Tatras, hiking from hut to hut. You may have already read about our favourite Mountain Huts in the Slovakian High Tatras, however, in this little article, I’m going to write about and share photos of…

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Footwear

Columbia Women’s Caldorado II Outdry EX Shoe Review

A few years ago, I got a pair of Ventrailia Outdry Trail shoes by Columbia and have worn them nearly every day since, so I thought it was time for a new pair. For obvious reasons, I chose Columbia again. Everything by Columbia that I have owned has been made to a very high standard and always looks great. After browsing, I chose the Columbia Women’s Caldorado II Outdry EX Shoe, as they look very cool and have some awesome…

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Outdoor Cooking

Didriksons Celine Women’s Parka Review

Just under two years ago, I got the Edge Women’s Jacket by Didriksons, which I have been wearing non-stop since then. As I mentioned previously in that review, Didriksons always create such great quality clothing, so I decided, as the weather was getting pretty wet and cold, it was time for something even thicker and suitable for this climate. Obviously, Didriksons was the first choice for this. The Women’s Celine Parka by Didriksons is such a fantastic coat, which has…

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Clothing

Columbia Men’s Deschutes River Heavyweight Flannel Shirt Review

You may have read last month’s review of the Columbia Powder Lite Hooded Jacket. If you have, you will know how much I like the Columbia brand and the clothes they make. This is one of the reasons that I chose the Men’s Columbia Deschutes River Heavyweight Flannel Shirt which I’m going to review for you here: A main feature of the Deschutes shirt is the twin check pockets and the wooden effect buttons. I think the shirt has a…

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Road Trips

A Playlist for an Irish Road Trip

In February, Vicky and I will be heading to Ireland for a pretty awesome road trip. We’re going to be flying into Dublin, where we will watch some Six Nations rugby, visit the Guinness Factory, Kilmainham Gaol (a former prison) and see some amazing sights. We will then drive across from East to West and spend some time in Galway before driving north to Ireland’s only Fjord – Killary Harbour. After some days lapping up the countryside and coast of…

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