Friday, 19 July 2019

My Contribution to Another Book

If you're an actual reader of this blog (as opposed to someone randomly ending up here through a Google search) you may remember that back in March I announced my contributions to two French travel books about Ireland.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

A Dim Sum Feast: Lucky Tortoise, Dublin 2


Lucky Tortoise started as a dim sum pop-up restaurant in Ranelagh a few years ago before opening their permanent location on Aungier Street earlier this year. The restaurant is open every day (12 noon to 10pm from Monday to Saturday; 12 noon to 8pm on Sundays) and due to its size and popularity, it's pretty difficult to get a table for dinner without booking ahead.

Saturday, 15 June 2019

36 Hours in Amsterdam: A Food & Drink Guide


If there's one European capital that has become increasingly popular in recent years it has to be Amsterdam. Once a place that was only associated with its red light district and its liberal attitude towards cannabis is now seen as a cultural tourist destination and one of the prettiest cities that keeps popping up all over Instagram.

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Overnight stay & Michelin-starred meal: Mount Juliet


Disclaimer: this is an independent review, we paid for our stay and meal at Mount Juliet.

Ireland is an expensive country to visit, especially when it comes to accommodation and dining out. For this reason, I'm guilty of having mostly travelled overseas and never seeing much of the island. That said, in recent years, Mr FFID and I have been a little bit better and treated ourselves to the odd staycation.