6 Foods You Must Try When Visiting the UK and Ireland

Haggis Burger

UK foods are so misunderstood. British food is usually described as bland and boring, while all anyone thinks of as Irish food is potatoes. Well I’m here to open your taste buds to the deliciousness of British and Irish food. The next time you travel to the UK and Ireland, try out some of these foods! Continue reading

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How to Travel Across the UK and Ireland

Craigmillar Castle

For our big trip this year, Kevin and I embarked for the British Isles. Since I’d been to the UK and Ireland before, the goal was to cram as much touristy stuff into 8 days as possible to give Kevin a good overview of the sights. Take a look at our trip itinerary, with only a few mistakes along the way, to see how to travel across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading

1 Day of Sightseeing in Dublin

Temple Bar

I just can’t stay away from Ireland! There’s no denying that Ireland is my favorite place to visit. When planning out our trip, it was so hard to pick a place to go in Ireland because I want to go everywhere, but I only had time for showing Kevin the highlights, so of course we started with Dublin, Ireland’s capital city. Here’s our one-day itinerary:  Continue reading

Nicknaming Dublin Statues

Oscar Wilde Statue

Do you know the Dubliner names for the statues around town? During my recent trip to Dublin, our city tour guide mentioned the humorous nicknames people have given the city’s statues over the years, and he promised to regale us with their nicknaming tales later on in the tour, but he never did. Since I was my own family’s designated tour guide, the burden fell on me to find the nicknames of the statues we came across. So in case your tour guide didn’t tell you, here are some of Dublin’s most famous, raunchily nicknamed statues: Continue reading

Traveling to Belfast and the Antrim Coast

Antrim Coast

Belfast has been the capital of Northern Ireland since its establishment in 1921. Belfast and Antrim Coast have played a crucial part in Northern Irish history, from the High Kings of ancient Ireland to the building of the Titanic. When you take a trip on the Antrim Coast, you’ll discover why it’s one of the top-rated road trips in the world! Continue reading