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  • Macaroons by Lough Erne Cakes
    Days Out

    A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND COLOUR

    A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND COLOUR We are quite fortunate in that we live on an island which has some of the best local food produce that you will find anywhere…

  • Deckcchairs and umbrellas on the beach at Spiaggie e Mare
    Italy

    SUN, SAND AND SEA

    SUN, SAND AND SEA AT SPIAGGIA E MARE For most people, not all, just most, driving across Europe to reach a holiday destination would fill them with horror and dread, probably…

  • Switzerland

    SWISS SLEEPOVER

    SWISS SLEEPOVER AT CAMPING AAREGG If I mention Switzerland I imagine your mind is putting together a scene of a snow covered mountain skyline, chairlifts ascending skyward, snowboarders carving out paths…

  • Violins and Fiddles at the 26th Annual Bluegrass Festival in Omagh
    Days Out

    BANJOS AT BLUEGRASS

    BANJOS AT THE BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL One doesn’t have to be a regular music festivalgoer to enjoy the delights that the Bluegrass Music Festival has to offer.  Festivals come in many forms…

  • Days Out

    A TROPICAL PARADISE

    A TROPICAL PARADISE IN A TROPICAL WORLD For many of us, travelling to the far flung regions of the world to see and hear free roaming monkeys, lizards, parakeets, snakes and…

  • Exploris Aquarium and Reptile Centre in Portaferry, Northern Ireland
    Days Out

    EXPLORING EXPLORIS

    EXPLORING EXPLORIS AQUARIUM The island of Ireland is such a beautiful place to live or visit.  The extensive 1970 mile coastline of rugged cliffs, rocky outlets and stunning beaches is thriving…

  • Maryville House Tearooms
    Eating Out

    MARVELLOUSLY MARYVILLE

    MARVELLOUSLY MARYVILLE When you think of afternoon tea in Northern Ireland, you may think of a 5 star establishment such as the Galgorm or The Merchant, both very well established in…

  • Dollakis in the Park in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
    Eating Out

    IT’S CHIC TO EAT GREEK

    IT’S CHIC TO EAT GREEK Dollakis in the Park, sounds like a music festival right….wrong!  Dollakis is in fact one of the finest Greek street food experiences you will ever have…

  • Jacks Coffee Shop and Giftware in Fintona, County Tyrone
    Eating Out

    IT’S COFFEE O’CLOCK AT JACK’S

    IT’S COFFEE O’CLOCK AT JACK’S I don’t know about you, but in the Callaghan household, Daddy (speaking about myself as the third person) doesn’t really come alive until he has had…

  • Santa Claus Holiday Village, Rovaniemi, Finland
    Scandinavia

    DEAR SANTA

    Beautiful landscapes, magical Northern Light shows in the sky and of course, Santa Claus Holiday Village. situated on the Arctic Circle, Finland. Welcome to Rovaniemi.…