Finding serenity in our bustling day-to-day is often challenging. Yet there are a few things that will do the trick for me every time without fail: the loving embrace of my boyfriend after a hard day, the crackling fire in an open fireplace and the seashore. The coast is but a place where the land … Continue reading
Category Archives: Photo of the Week
My treasure box of mementos from my travels and entries for The Daily Post’s weekly Photo Challenge; a “lenscape” of picture-worthy moments and travel-related associations in photo format; testaments to an ongoing journey, exhibits of life.
In all my years spent in Ireland, I found that the autumn season suits this island best. As the air turns colder, the countless shades of green change seemingly overnight along with it, and autumn brings a vast array of hues that rival even colours of New England vistas. The shortening days also reward you with … Continue reading
Do you know that feeling when you’re on the way to some destination but then inadvertently stumble upon something that you did not expect and the experience leaves you utterly awestruck? Well, I do. Cue in Buachaille Etive Mòr, a Munro in the Scottish Highlands. Even though Buachaille is almost iconic, one of the most shown Scottish … Continue reading
Surprises at Sea
After a long roundabout trip, we’re finally back in Ireland. Being landlocked for years, incited a longing for the smell of the sea, so no wonder that one of our first trips took us on a long walk on Malahide beach just north of Dublin. Malahide’s sand dunes and long, sandy beach are worth taking a trip … Continue reading
To my experience, most people adopt a romantic disposition when travelling into a foreign country, including me. Even if seeing the same scene in a movie we would call it tacky, the cultural differences in local customs infuse the unknown meet-cutes with power, so we gladly perceive synchronicity as kismet and suspend our disbelief. In other … Continue reading