Food Travel

Visiting Florence with Kids

Visiting Florence with Kids

I’ve been to Florence once before but this was my first time with my three children. The kids are now a little older (aged, 11, 11 and 12) and I knew that they would be able to appreciate the incredible artwork and architecture that makes Florence an unforgettable city to visit. Getting to Florence I […]

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  11th July 2016   No comments
Enjoying La Dolce Vita in Venice with kids

Enjoying La Dolce Vita in Venice with kids

I have visited Venice before, with James, for my 40th birthday. I truly fell in love with the city and always said that when the kids were old enough to appreciate it, I would take them so when Halldis offered us the chance to review their new family friendly accommodation there, we jumped at the […]

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  10th July 2016   2 comments
Family camping in the South of France

Family camping in the South of France

In June 2014, James and I took the kids (then aged 8,8 and 10) camping to the South of France. We had been to this particular area of France many times before and we really wanted to show the kids why we loved it. It’s a really beautiful part of the world and I would highly recommend […]

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  2nd May 2016   No comments
Sligo Food Trail Launch

Sligo Food Trail Launch

Last night was a special evening for Sligo food producers, it was the launch of the Sligo Food Trail. Those native to Sligo already know that the area is a fantastic foodie destination but as Aoife Carrigy, Chair of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild put it, ‘The great secret that is Sligo food is now […]

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  7th April 2016   No comments
Neven Maguire Cookery School Review

Neven Maguire Cookery School Review

Neven Maguire’s Cookery School, which opened in January 2014, is located in Blacklion in Co. Cavan right next door to the very popular MacNean House and Restaurant. They provide many different types of cookery courses including cooking for friends, entertaining made easy and mastering meat. Last Saturday, Fraser and I headed to the cookery school to […]

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  4th April 2016   2 comments
Barker’s of Blackrock, Dublin Restaurant Review

Barker’s of Blackrock, Dublin Restaurant Review

As food bloggers, it’s not surprising that we love to eat so when the email came in from Barker’s of Blackrock to pop in with the kids to review their restaurant the next time we’re passing through Blackrock, we were more than happy to take up the offer. First impressions of Barker’s of Blackrock is […]

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  30th March 2016   2 comments
Taste of Dublin Festival 2015

Taste of Dublin Festival 2015

The kids were off on a scouts camping weekend so James and I headed off to the big schmoke to try out the ‘Taste of Dublin Festival’. We’ve not been before but we’d heard great things about it so we thought we’d pop along and see what all the fuss was about. It was located […]

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  18th June 2015   No comments
Pasta Masterclass at Jamie’s Italian

Pasta Masterclass at Jamie’s Italian

We were incredibly lucky to be invited by Jamie Oliver’s Irish business partner to visit their restaurant, Jamie’s Italian, in Dundrum, to have a pasta masterclass with their chefs. Even though Jamie obviously wasn’t going to be there, it was an amazing privilege because he was a major inspiration for us to start this blog after watching his TED talk […]

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  23rd November 2014   No comments