Author Archives: Laura Barton

30+ Things to do in Kerry (+Local Hidden Gems)

Kerry is known as the Kingdom of Ireland for a reason, a county that is home to drastic landscapes, striking hidden gems and cute villages. Most of those visiting Kerry tend to first set their eyes on the majestic Ring of Kerry, one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions. However, as a local, I wanted […]

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28 First Time Skiing Tips All Beginners Must Know!

Skiing is one of those sports, you either love it or hate it. In my case… I fell quickly in love and found myself constantly dreaming of my next Alp line adventure. The outstanding views, fresh mountain air and adrenaline rush had me hooked and always wanting more. At the mere age of 16, I […]

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Lost Creator Academy Review (Updated Oct 2022: Is it REALLY worth the money?

Lost Creator Academy Review: Is it REALLY worth the money? So, you’ve watched the videos, you have read all the reviews and you have *almost* clicked the daunting ‘ENROLL NOW’ button but… something has you scared. And honestly, I don’t blame you. In fact, I was in your position 2 years ago. And frankly, 800 […]

Best Hostels in Europe for Solo Travellers

Best Hostels in Europe for Solo Travellers Picking the ‘right’ hostel is never an easy task, especially when there are so many to choose from. I’m currently backpacking my way through Europe ticking off one hostel at a time. I wanted to create this guide to help you find the perfect hostel for your trip. […]

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Things to do in Cascais Portugal – Europe’s Fairytale Destination

Cascais is a charming coastal town located just a 30-minute drive from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. It is home to aesthetically designed cobbled streets, beautiful promenades and cycle lanes and it is a gateway to the most westerly point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. Cascais is the perfect place to stay for those looking […]

Best Cliffs in Ireland

25+ of the Best Cliffs in Ireland: That are NOT the Cliffs of Moher

Most of those planning a trip to Ireland will have the mighty Cliffs of Moher high up on their bucket list. And, all for a good reason. The famous cliffs are visited by over 5 million people each year and they are the backdrop for many iconic movies such as Harry Potter and Leap Year. […]

Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway Walk: Parking, Routes & Local Tips

The Giants Causeway Walk is one of the most popular things to do on the island of Ireland. The Causeway is located in County Antrim, in the North and it is one of the most visited attractions on the island. A visit to the Causeway is a truly unique experience, a must on any Ireland […]

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HIDDEN GEMS in IRELAND: 35+ ways to discover Ireland Off Beaten Path

Those planning a trip to Ireland often race to discover some of the Island’s most well-known attractions such as the Cliffs of Moher or the Giants Causeway. And while these locations are a must on any Ireland itinerary, there are so many wonderful hidden gems in Ireland that deserve the same love and attention. However, […]

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Walks in Dublin: 21+ beautiful Walks & Hikes According to a Local

The most scenic Walks in Dublin that you can not miss! Ireland is a country full of astonishing beauty. Within minutes of Dublin city centre, there are stunning mountain trails, seaside walks and beautiful parks just waiting to be explored. So whether you are planning to spend the day exploring the scenic side of Ireland’s […]

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Packing List for Ireland: A Local’s Guide to 4 seasons in the one day!

Packing List for Ireland: A Local’s Guide to 4 seasons in one day! As an Irish girl born and bred, I like to think I know a thing or two about the unpredictable Irish weather. So much so, that I have learned to accept that seeing rain, sleet and sunshine all in one day are […]