24 Hours in Lincoln, England

by Stephanie Walsh January 12, 2014
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The city of Lincoln, which should perhaps be known as the ultimate tea destination in the UK, is everything a tea-lover could dream of and more…perhaps that’s why my sister, the tea connoisseur of our family has moved there! For tea-lovers I recommend three great tea-related activities in Lincoln: Go for tea (of coffee) in […]

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Photo of the Week: Dia de las Velitas in Cali, Colombia

by Stephanie Walsh December 7, 2013
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Today, December 7th, Colombia celebrates Dia de las Velitas (Day of the Little Candles) and I was lucky to be in Cali, Colombia, last year to experience it. I love these traditional Colombian holidays, of which there are many! On Dia de las Velitas, people place candles all along the streets, outside their homes and […]

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Photo of the Week: Full Moon Over London Skyline

by Stephanie Walsh November 22, 2013
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I’m in London for a few days visiting family and friends, which I’m very excited about, but it is freezing! My sister and I still managed to brave the cold to walk around the city for a few hours and take in beautiful sights like this one, made all the more gorgeous because of the […]

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Photo of the Week: Diwali Celebrations in New Delhi, India

by Stephanie Walsh November 10, 2013
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This photo was taken from a rooftop in New Delhi, India during the Diwali festival in 2011. Diwali, meaning ‘festival of lights’ is a celebration in the Hindu calendar where families and neighbours celebrate together, by decorating their homes, lighting candles, sharing food and setting off lots of fireworks. The fireworks are supposed to drive […]

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30 Beautiful Photos Of Cartagena To Inspire You To Visit Colombia

by Stephanie Walsh October 29, 2013
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This photo essay was the winner of Hostelworld’s Travel Story of the Year Awards 2013 for the Photo category! Thank you to everyone who voted for it! Cartagena is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to. The colours, sounds and atmosphere never cease to make me swoon and it was no different […]

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What Is Location Independence And How Can You Achieve It?

by Stephanie Walsh October 21, 2013
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You’ve probably heard the term flying around the internet in recent years but what exactly is ‘Location independence’? What is Location Independence? Location Independence is a way of living. It’s a lifestyle choice chosen by those who wish to have more freedom in their work and life. Being location independent means that you are not […]

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Travel Disasters: Losing BOTH Our Passports In One Of The Worlds Biggest Cities!

by Stephanie Walsh October 9, 2013
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For travelers, there are few things that incite fear into the heart more than the thought of losing your passport. That beautiful little book is our gateway to the world and our only identity when abroad. Full of visas, stamps and memories, it allows us to continue traveling and also reminds us of how far […]

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Coming Home to Ireland…

by Stephanie Walsh October 6, 2013
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After a year and a half spent shimmying around the wonderfully welcoming and beautiful lands of Colombia and Mexico, I am back home, in the heart of Ireland, visiting family and friends. Leaving Colombia was really hard, especially since I had to leave the country without Andres. He’s staying there to focus on building a […]

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Why Do Travelers Fall So In Love With Colombia?

by Stephanie Walsh July 16, 2013
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There’s just something about Colombia. It’s just a beautiful, colourful, friendly, welcoming, fun, energetic and lovable country. I can’t tell you how many people I’ve come across through the blogging world and in ‘real’ life, who have fallen head over heels in love with this beautiful country. In fact, many of those travelers now call […]

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101 Reasons To Love Colombia

by Stephanie Walsh July 15, 2013
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Now that I’ve finally booked flights home to Ireland for a visit, I have started to reminisce about my time here in Colombia. I’ve spent a total of 14 non-consecutive months in this country and I have had an amazing time. I dare say, it has even been life changing. I have met amazing people, […]

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