Episode 4: Carrauntoohil, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Carrauntoohil hike (Killarney to Dingle) Hostel: Killarney Railway Hostel, Killarney // Rainbow Hostel, Dingle To do: Hike Carrauntoohil Yes, this is an entire post about climbing to the highest point in Ireland, Carrauntoohil. It was not the best weather on this day, and it was not a great start, but by the end of the day IContinue reading “Episode 4: Carrauntoohil, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 3: Cork to Killarney, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Cork to Killarney Hostel: Killarney Railway Hostel, Killarney To do: Kinsale, Timoleague Abbey, Clonakilty, Bantry, Killarney These was one of those ‘long traveling days’ where we had nothing specifically planned, we just knew we wanted to see some of the southern coast and then drive up to Killarney for the night. It was an amazing driveContinue reading “Episode 3: Cork to Killarney, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 2: Dublin to Cork, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Dublin to Cork (night in Cork) Hostel: Kinlay House Hostel To do: Lough Tay, Glendalough Monastic site, Kilkenny Castle and the Rock of Cashel I went to Ireland in May and apparently chose one of the only weeks when it was sunny and hot, for 7 days straight. The scenery in this country is breathtaking and itContinue reading “Episode 2: Dublin to Cork, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 1: Dublin, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

Location: Dublin, Ireland Hostel: Apache Hostel To do: Tour of Kilmainham Gaol, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College Library   We got to Dublin very late on Wednesday night and it was all about getting to the hostel and going to sleep, since I’d booked a very early tour of Kilmainham Gaol the next morning. Our hostel was notContinue reading “Episode 1: Dublin, Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 0: Ireland (Europe 2018 series)

The first European trip of this year was to Ireland. My bank account was still slowly recovering from my trip to New Zealand but I don’t seem to be able to stop travelling now that I’ve started. This trip was a little bit different than the previous ones. Firstly, I didn’t go on my own,Continue reading “Episode 0: Ireland (Europe 2018 series)”

Episode 6: Zurich [Europe 2017 series]

Location: Zurich (Switzerland) Hostel: Oldtown Hostel Otter To do: Grossmünster, Sechseläutenplatz, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum To eat: Bratwurst I was only in Zurich for one day and a half and it was mainly to see one of my best friends, so I won’t lie…. I didn’t see much. My best friend and I still signed up for a walking tour but weContinue reading “Episode 6: Zurich [Europe 2017 series]”

Episode 5: Salzburg [Europe 2017 Series]

Location: Salzburg (Austria) Hostel: Yoho International Youth Hostel To do: The Original Sound of Music Tour; Hohensalzburg Castle To eat: Apple Strudel I had a very limited amount of time from the moment I got to Salzburg until my Sound of Music Tour. Needless to say I was far too excited to spend my afternoon singing along toContinue reading “Episode 5: Salzburg [Europe 2017 Series]”

Episode 4: Vienna [Europe 2017 Series]

Location: Vienna (Austria) Hostel: Wombats City Hostel To do: Walking tour, Schonbrunn Palace tour and National Library (deffo the library!!!) To eat: Goulash   I got to Vienna and managed to make my way to my hostel without getting lost! That was a pleasant surprise. The weather was pretty appalling and I started to realiseContinue reading “Episode 4: Vienna [Europe 2017 Series]”

Episode 3: Prague [Europe 2017 series]

Location: Prague (Czech Republic) Hostel: Mosaic House To do: Kutna Hora day trip ….and walking! To eat: Traditional roast duck w/ white cabbage, potatoes and dumplings (Restaurant: Hostinec a Bar U Matěje Kotrby) ……I mean, honestly. Words fail me. Its the best meal I’ve had during my time in Europe.   So there she goes, on her way to Prague,Continue reading “Episode 3: Prague [Europe 2017 series]”

Episode 2: Berlin [Europe 2017 series]

Location: Berlin (Germany) Hostel: Easterner To do: Sandeman’s Walking Tour, Third Reich Tour and Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour To eat: Sausages with mash and Cabbage (Restaurant: Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt) *Note: I’ve been wanting to go to Berlin for years, mainly for its history. However, I knew I only had 3 days so this trip was mainly focussed on theContinue reading “Episode 2: Berlin [Europe 2017 series]”