The Many Faces of Yoga: Rosie McMahon

One of the great things about practicing yoga is the community that you find around you. I loved getting to know Rosie since coming back to Ireland and it was a delight to chat with her over coffee and lunch (thanks to Sweet ‘n’ Green in Ennis.) Rosie spoke about her journey with healing from …

Travel Guide Canada: Vancouver Festivals 2019

Vancouver Mountain Film Festival Feb 22nd – March 3rd Ten days celebrating mountain, film, sports and culture. Sounds exactly like the kind of festival I would expect here in Vancouver – and I’m excited to get to some of this. If you didn’t know already, this is a pretty popular spot for all things mountains …

Travel Guide Ireland: Dingle / Co.Kerry

Bean in Dingle Coffee lovers get your daily brew here. Delish coffee, queues of caffeine fiends to prove it. They have food too- sweet baked goods, I saw some fine looking cakes on my visit and when scrolling through their photos I landed on some epic donuts- think espresso Martini, chocolate and marshmallow or dingle …

Travel Guide Ireland: Doolin, Co.Clare

So after my recent guides for some of Clare’s fine spots – the fantastic and special Ennistymon and also the cultural spot that is Ennis. It didn’t feel right not to honour one of Clare’s (and my) most loved spots – Doolin. How can you not love Doolin? I have been coming to this little …

Travel Guide Ireland: Ennis, Co.Clare

Eating Sweet ‘n’ Green When I was meeting a friend for lunch she promptly suggested we go to this new health cafe. I am always happy and eager to check out new spots and this place sounded right up my sweet street. It lives up to the name- it is pretty sweet and its definitely …

Travel Guide: 12 Months of Irish Festivals – 2019.

January Music Minds Festival – Doolin, Jan 19th Well what a perfect way to break up the january month than with a trip down to the treasure trove that is Doolin and enjoy one of it’s greatest finds – the incredible music life. I mean it may be one day but what a line up- …

Travel Guide: Ennistymon, Clare- Ireland.

Little Fox A trip to Ennistymon is worth it just to pop into Little Fox for lunch, coffee and cake or whatever you fancy. I made a trip here a few weeks back to check it out but it was closed as they don’t open on Mondays – Wednesdays. It was worth the wait and …

4 local Christmas Markets in some of Ireland’s Best Spots

So the festive season is upon us (whether we like it or not!). One thing I do enjoy about this mad… I mean merry time of the year are the local Christmas markets and celebrating and supporting locally (and avoiding cities at all costs!). There are so many fantastic community events and markets popping up …

10 Events to Nourish the Winter Soul

Nourishment for me comes in many forms – the spiritual, physical and emotional. Balance arrives with the cultivation of different practices in my daily life – Yoga, meditation, food, music, nature and education. We have a lot happening here in Ireland and it is fantastic to see so many skilled, experienced and talented people sharing …

Travel Guide: A weekend in Achill Island, Mayo

  Battle for the Lake Festival We spontaneously decided to make a trip to Achill for the Battle For The Lake festival. The line-up was great and I love any excuse or opportunity to check out and support small, Irish festivals in magical parts of this island. It was totally worth the trip. At €50 …

Irish Vegan Festival, Belfast : Food + Companies + Campaigns.

I spontaneously spent a weekend in Belfast last April, straight of the plane from Zanzibar – I made my way here on the bus that goes direct from Dublin airport. I stayed not near University road and it was the perfect location for my weekend of wandering through the Belfast streets to check out the …

Travel Guide: Sligo, Ireland

Sweet Beat Cafe  Well this place is just a dream! I had been wanting to visit here for quite a while until I finally got the chance during a recent Sligo trip. It is as delicious and picture worthy as their Instagram page depicts. Nestled on the corner of Bridge St. , you can’t miss …