Howth, Dublin

Howth, Dublin

If you live in Dublin, sometimes you just want to get out of the big city. 30 minutes by Dart train to the north lies the small coastal town of Howth. A really beautiful place that is actually a small fishing village (Now part of Dublin). Howth offers nice fishing shops, excellent views of the Irish Sea and even has amazing walk close to the cliffs. Getting to Howth is quite easy, just take the train from Connely station and…

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Wonderous Galway, Ireland

Wonderous Galway, Ireland

In the summer, Andrea and I decided to visit Galway, Ireland.  Galway is a small coastal city located on the west coast of Ireland, near the Cliffs of Moher. We decided to have an overnight stay and we booked a tour around Connemara, connemara is a great national park, where you can see the true Irish plains with amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. A must visit if you are in the neighborhood. The tour around Connemara is absolutely amazing…

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The Guinness Storehouse

The Guinness Storehouse

If you are in Ireland, the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is a must visit, even if you don’t like the taste of pure Guinness, this museum has it all. From the beginning you learn how the amazing black stuff is brewed. And later you can even tap your own pint of Guinness (Certification included!). The Guinness Storehouse is on of the most amazing places in Dublin, here you will learn about the history of the most famous beer from Ireland,…

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Cork, Ireland

Cork, Ireland

Cork is a small city in the south of Ireland, some say it’s true Ireland, however I disagree with that. Cork is really famous for it’s English market. The British Queen has visited this market a few times in the past and apparently she loves it.  The Cork castle is now an observatory We took the train from Dublin Houston to Cork Kent station, the train ride took around 3 hours but was otherwise very pleasant. There is a bar…

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Visiting Bray

Visiting Bray

In late April 2017, Andrea and I decided to explore Ireland a bit, not far from Dublin, there is a coastal town called Bray. It’s very easy to reach by the Dart train from the city center of Dublin. In around 25 minutes you will find yourself at the beach of Bray.  Bray is a really beautiful town, it has a small mountain with a very nice view and on a good day you can follow the path next to…

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Where it all started

Where it all started

Today is a big day for Pascal, he has only been 2 months in Ireland but today is very important. Today he has date! Pascal has been busy all morning with getting himself in perfect condition. Hair done- Check. Teeth Brushed – Check. Clean Clothes – Check! He is all set to go! Andrea is running a bit late, but she is almost at the designated meeting spot, luckily Andrea lives close to the Omni Shopping mall so its not…

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Tarnòw, Poland

Tarnòw, Poland

If you ever are in Krakòw, and you are bored, you should visit a small town called Tarnòw. Tarnòw is a place where basically noone speaks English (at least not very well). However Tarnòw is rather beautiful.  The town has beautiful architecture, there is not much to do other than that. Tarnòw is around 1,5 hours from Krakòw, in the east of Poland. There is a train directly going from Krakòw central station (Krakòw Glowny) to Tarnòw. I did not…

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Orlando Towers Bungeejump

Orlando Towers Bungeejump

Ever since visiting the Orlando Towers for the first time, I always wanted to bungeejump between the two cooling towers. This time, I finally had the chance to do so!  But first let me tell you some more information about the Orlando Towers.The Orlando Towers are located in Soweto, Johannesburg, a township where a large powerplant provided power, now stands a 100 meter high bungeejump bridge, exactly between those 2 towers. Making this site not only unique, also very beautiful….

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Lion Park, Johannesburg

Lion Park, Johannesburg

During my 2nd visit to Johannesburg, I did something I always wanted to do, visit the Johannesburg Lion Park. I took an Uber to this park, the guy was nice to stay during my visit and took me directly to the hotel afterwards. The Lion Park is a large lion resort on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.  The Lion Park also offers you to come up close to some of their Lion Cubs, these cubs are not drugged at…

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

If you ever have the chance to travel to Budapest, you have to visit Budapest! Budapest is divided by Buda and Pest by a river. The buildings are truly ashtonishing, and really old.  Budapest is know for it’s old architecture, cheap beer and fantatic open air spa’s.  I don’t regret visiting. If you have the time, please visit the city center, parlemento and one of the hundreds of spa’s. I personally recomend the: http://www.szechenyibath.hu/ Also make sure to take a boat…

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