When visiting Ireland, one of the most common statements that you will ever hear the locals say to you is- “There’s no place like Ireland….. when you get the weather!” Continue reading
Inspite of having lived with Phoenix Park right on our doorstep for almost an year now, we somehow never got around to visiting the famous Dublin zoo until recently.
Join me on this visual reminiscence of our summer retreat to Kerry, Ireland! It indeed is a panoramic paradise……. Continue reading
After having spent exciting couple of days in Ballyferriter, we were now headed towards the next destination of our vacation- the Inch village. Continue reading
When friends ask me about the weather of Ireland, I tell them that on some days, you can see all four seasons in a single day.
This world is strewn with emblems of past that defy the ravages of time and stand there- unyielding, venerable and graceful. I’ve always been acutely fascinated by historic sites and nothing seems as seductive as some of the oldest ruins that unravel the stories of ancient times. When my husband and I travel, we make a point of finding out about the history of a place, its iconic buildings and knowing why everything is the way it is. Heritage is a constant touchstone of the times the place has been through. It is what forms a nexus between the enigmatic past and the curious present.
This college was founded in the year 1592 and is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin. Continue reading
The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity is one of the oldest buildings of Ireland and has been a place of pilgrimage for almost 1000 years. Continue reading
It was a spontaneous plan. On a Wednesday , we decided it’s high time we take a break away from the monotonous pattern our life had fallen into lately. It had been four months since we had shifted to Ireland and inspite of both of us being such avid travellers , we had until now, hardly ever ventured out of the house for sight-seeing due to the ongoing stingy winter. Weather forecast showed reasonably good weather over the weekend (partially sunny, no rain, no freezing wind..as good as it gets most of the times) and we decided to take a chance and just go for it.