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A summer in California: Part 1

Rob had decided that Huntington Beach was where we should spend our summer. The town was famous for it’s surf and was generally less popular with Irish students in comparison to the beaches of San Diego and Santa Barbara. 1,054 more words

Irish Student Life

Curiosities of Jakarta

Stopping by Indonesia’s capital city for a few days some time ago, I didn’t have the time to do any typical tourist activities – nor am I generally inclined to do any such anyway. 536 more words


Whitsunday Islands

The picturesque Whitsunday islands are one of those dream vacation destinations that you pin repeatedly to your Pinterest travel board and hope one day you’ll have the luxury of going. 328 more words


North to the Border

It was time to head north for a dose of sunshine and leave the beginning of winter behind. We started with a summer thunderstorm which luckily skirted around us and spent our first evening meal with a large but timid spider. 212 more words


Ups & Downs

Turns out that all the good luck we had the other day was just a little too good to be true.  We are still staying comfortable in our amazing new share house and Haruna is doing well in her new job.  296 more words


Muscat, Oman

We arrived off Muscat, Oman around 7.00 am on the 29th April – Maureen’s birthday.

I’d not seen Muscat for about fifty years, and my memory of the city was of ‘yesterday’, so when we arrived the only piece of Muscat I remembered was the cliffs, the old fort and a few houses along the shore line. 244 more words

I'll Never Go Abroad

Houmas Oaks, Frenchman's Adolfo, Snug Harbor

Slow majesties day

A plantation mansion visit. We’re both in awe as soon as we step in the gardens.
Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte film placed in the… 1,025 more words