You never forget your first love which is why I make no apologies in revisiting our unforgettable trip to the Norwegian fjords last year. Me, The Scary One and MSC. It was our first dip into cruising as a couple (no, not that and again why has that word been hijacked?) I swam in the […]
Ancient conquerors and empire builders get a bad press – they were really just adventurers who wanted to see your land. Now if only they had put away the slaughter they’d have been very welcome. Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte were among the most successful and like most emperors they cut a dash. Jools and […]
Mariaclaudia kept us on a tight leash which is as it should be and is fiercely proud of her Padova. Which is why her antennae pinged when I asked to be dropped off at the train station during free time. Of course she drew out of me that I was going to spend the afternoon […]
The weather’s lousy here… well, the rain is what makes Ireland so green, I guess. But I bet it’s nicer down on the French Riviera. In fact I know it is. Travel Department http://www.traveldepartment.ie has a flash winter sun sale for customers booking select seven-night holidays until tomorrow. You’ll get €40pp off the cost of […]
Tour de Friends http://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/2019/07/17/travel-department-cycling-tour-de-friends/ — Read on jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/2019/07/17/travel-department-cycling-tour-de-friends/ Get on your bike… with Travel Department and your Travel Editor of the Year who set the pace.
Back in the day I used to scoot in and out to work to the centre of Edinburgh from my home in Portobello, the Scottish capital’s town seaside resort. But since relocating to hilly Co. Wicklow I’ve let it slide. Until…. It took my friends at Travel Department to come up with the brilliant and […]