Holidos and Don’ts – the aisle seat

You know that annoying dude who won’t shut up on your long-haul flight or falls asleep and their head flops near to your shoulder. No, it’s not me, and by the way I’ve noticed you’ve been getting a wee bit bold. Well, the answer is an aisle seat. I won’t go into the tale of […]

My Sporting Weekend – Washington Nationals

No, I’m not trying to avoid mentioning the Rugby World Cup Final… or the British Commonwealth Cup as I prefer to call it. There aren’t many sports, to be fair, that are truly universal and can really claim to have a ‘world’ cup. Baseball falls into that sphere with the World Series being an all-American […]

Holiday Snaps… It’s Georgia, the love getaway

I’m headin’ down the Atlanta Highway Lookin’ for the love getaway Headed for the love getaway, love getaway I got me a car, it’s as big as a whale And we’re headin’ on down to the Love Shack The B-52s Where you might just find your favourite Travel buddy. I caught one of Georgia’s finest, […]

Holiday Snaps – Leo’s LA story

Have we had our fill of our leader, Leo Varadkar, our Taoiseach, here in Ireland? Here he is in Los Angeles with Tourism Ireland obscuring the word ‘fill’ in the slogan ‘fill your heart with Ireland.’ Like Leo, I’m an LA fan, and a Tourism Ireland one too. So, of course, I was there at […]

Snoop Dogg and me acting the goat in California

I don’t think Snoop Dogg was talking to me but the ladies were. Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, as his Mammy christened him, was entertaining us in the way only he could. Standing on the pristine Huntington Beach in Southern California playing us a set of his tunes and standard party hits. While smoking a funny […]

All gone to look for America

It’s that time of the year again… when I head off to America’s Travel fair www.ipw.com to meet my friends from the Fifty States and report back to you on all that’s on offer. This year it’s Disneyland in Anaheim. Americans come in all shapes and sizes, and isn’t that wonderful? Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, […]