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Bribie Island – Not quite an island getaway

Bribie Island is a 40-minute drive from Brisbane (on a good day). With a calm and a surf side of the island, it makes it the perfect holiday destination, with something for everyone. Bribie Island has played a big part in both of our youth. It was the closest beach with waves you could...

Jerpoint Abbey and its many treasures

Standing strong among the emerald green fields, Jerpoint Abbey has defied time and the reformists to remain one of the best-preserved medieval abbeys in Ireland. Situated just outside of Thomastown, a cute-as-a-button mill town outside Kilkenny, Jerpoint is a pleasant surprise –...

St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny

St. Canice’s round tower rises above downtown Kilkenny. St. Canice’s Cathedral is the birthplace of modern Kilkenny. St. Canice’s cathedral, also known as Kilkenny Cathedral dates back to the 13th century on the site of a monastery dedicated to St. Canice that stood in the 6th...

Kilkenny, Ireland’s favorite medieval city

Some cities just connect with you on such a personal level that you could easily see yourself living there and Kilkenny is one of those rare gems. Kilkenny proudly celebrates its name The capital of county Kilkenny is a colorful city with an equally colorful past, yet its nickname is The...

The Yard Café, Kilkenny

Cute as heck, with strong coffees, Kilkenny’s Yard Café is a hip little coffee shop that makes you feel right at home. We’re spoiled for choice for early-morning cafes in New York, with the city running pretty much 24-hours.  On a chilly November morning we awoke dreaming of our...

Ballyseede, an Irish castle stay to treasure

A castle stay in Ireland is one of those must-dos but when it includes dogs, like at Ballyseede Castle, it becomes an unmissable experience. Welcome to our luxurious home (for the night) A genuine malady of European travel is what we call ACAC syndrome – another church, another...

Adare, an Irish village you’ll adore

It’s life’s detours that take you to the most interesting and unexpected places – like Ireland’s Adare. We’re not fans of motorways and turnpikes. They propel you along a homogenized path that removes you from the realities of a country, where the only taste of the place you’ll get...

The dramatic history of Ireland’s Rock of Cashel

Rising above the emerald green fields of County Tipperary, the Rock of Cashel stands stoically on a limestone outcrop like a real life Hogwarts. From its elevated position you can see for miles in any direction One of Ireland’s top heritage attractions, the Rock of Cashel dominates the...