‘Weather’ to go to Ireland

‘Weather’ to go to Ireland

Nigel asks: Is our climate really a joke?

The climate of Ireland … where do I even begin! Ok, let’s get a couple of the jokes out of the way for a start. Summer is my favourite day of the year. It only rained twice last year … once from January to June and once from July to December. Okay then, that’s the humour out of the way and sometimes with the weather here in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, a sense of humour is vital! Down to the serious business now! View Post

Top 10 Au Pair Survival Tips

Top 10 Au Pair Survival Tips

I decided in my early teens that once I had my A-Levels, I would be an Au Pair in California. I wanted a Spanish-speaking family because I already spoke English. Once I had made that decision, my grades improved dramatically and the determination to make my dream come true helped me pull through all of my exams (particularly maths … ergh… ). When the time finally came, my agency was unable to find me a Spanish-speaking family in the States, so I had a choice. Which dream do I make a reality? Live in the US for a year or learn Spanish? View Post

Croatia: 6 Survival Tips for Plitvice Lakes

Croatia: 6 Survival Tips for Plitvice Lakes

Croatia – with its impressive old towns full of history, stunning riviera, countless hiking trails and turquoise sea – has a lot to offer to any kind of traveller. Have you ever considered visiting this relatively young country on the Adriatic Coast? If so, you will most likely have come across photos of the unique, crystal-clear lakes and waterfalls at Plitviče. Let us assure you now that this place is even more gorgeous than any photograph could ever convey. Nevertheless, our experience was rather frustrating and if we ever considered returning, we would probably change a thing or two. These are our main conclusions after our day of NEARLY seeing the park’s big waterfalls. View Post

We Now Feature GPS Guided Travel Articles

We Now Feature GPS Guided Travel Articles

Like a Little Nigel in your PocketGPSmyCity

Travelling with Nigel has its definite advantages. On top of his dazzling good looks obviously making him the perfect accessory, he is something of a walking map. This is particularly handy for Martha, who suffers from a chronic absence of a sense of direction. While she isn’t gonna share her man with you, we are excited to show you the closest thing to having your very own Nigel. Yeah! We thought that would get your attention 😀

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