Discover the Wild Atlantic Way in style To celebrate The Twelve hotel's 12th birthday, the Barna luxury boutique hotel is giving guests the chance to discover the hidden gems of Galway and Connemara in the most luxurious way possible – with your own private driver at the wheel.
EVEN taking into account the natural high that simply being away from the daily grind gives, if you come home from a holiday giddily contemplating not just a return visit but a permanent move, it’s a fair indication that you’ve had a good time.
WHAT a difference a year makes. In 2018 I was enjoying my birthday, child-free on a Sardinian beach: 2019 found me munching on a Tesco chocolate fudge cake with both sprogs at a picnic table outside a motorway service station on the M1 into Dublin.
:: Derry summer stopover LOCATED only a five-minute drive from the bustling, historic and dynamic city centre of Derry, the four-star Everglades Hotel is ideally located for exploring and experiencing everything the Maiden city has to offer.
IT'S DARK inside the cluttered boathouse, where salt-spattered windows make it impossible to peer inside. This, at least, gives me some relief as I struggle to cram my reluctant middle-aged body into a wetsuit.
:: Stargazing in North Yorkshire IF THIS weekend's 50th Anniversary of the Apollo moon landing has put you in the mood for more space adventures, then a trip to Rudding Park in Harrogate may be on your agenda.
EVER since Lonely Planet touted postcard-perfect Slovenia as one of it's best value travel destinations of last year, the country has been creeping up the ranks with adventure tourists, who've already ticked off the adrenaline-soaked treasures of the neighbouring Dalmatian Coast.