Top Dishes Pescetarians Coming to Ireland Must Try

Unfortunately, Ireland is not too vegetarian/pescetarian friendly. There are some suitable dishes available, but none which are very deep-rooted in traditional Irish cuisine. A standard Irish meal usually consists of meat and two types of vegetables. Visit an old Irish family for dinner when in the country and you will still be served such a … Continue reading Top Dishes Pescetarians Coming to Ireland Must Try

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Restaurant Review: Panda Mama

When I made my first couple of trips home after moving to Berlin, there was one thing which dominated my mind: food. I was barely off the plane before heading into the nearest shop to buy bottles of Lucozade, bags of Tayto, etc. The list was long. In fact, if your are interested in my … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Panda Mama

The Jameson Experience

Quite simply, I do not meet the Irish stereotype when it comes to whiskey. In fact, it could be said that I actually bring shame on the country's beloved drink. Why so? Because when I do drink whiskey it is mostly bourbon whiskey, and I also mix it with cola. On the odd occasion I … Continue reading The Jameson Experience

Travelling the Ring of Kerry

Last week I spent a fantastic few days back home in Ireland. Those of you who have been reading my blog for some time now will know that I love nothing better than a trip home. This time around we had some friends with us which made the holiday even better. I felt like a … Continue reading Travelling the Ring of Kerry

Trip to London: Buckingham Palace, Southend, Harrods and Jimmy Carr

Some of you may have been wondering where I was the past weeks, while other probably do not give a hoot. Nevertheless, if you choose to carry on reading this post, you will find out what I was up to. This is the anticlimactic part for those of you who have made it to the … Continue reading Trip to London: Buckingham Palace, Southend, Harrods and Jimmy Carr

Experience Life: Embrace Other Cultures

When my time in Berlin is over (if that ever happens) one thing I will be forever thankful for is how it has allowed me to become more open to other cultures. I used to think I knew a lot about other cultures when I still lived in Ireland, but in reality I was quite … Continue reading Experience Life: Embrace Other Cultures

A Heart Full of Pride on St.Patrick’s Day

This post is going to be short, but yet very sweet. Not thanks to me though. I defy any Irish person not to be moved by the video below which was put together by Fáilte Ireland. I found this on Joe.ie and made the mistake of watching it while in work. I was a blubbering … Continue reading A Heart Full of Pride on St.Patrick’s Day

Be Careful What You Wish For

I am going to do right now what is expected of an Irish person and complain about the weather. In Ireland we love to complain about the weather and are completely justified in doing so as it rains for about three hundred days of the year, and sometimes we can have four seasons within a … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For