Category: Travel

From Ireland to New Zealand – and a few places in between – eating well whereever we go

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City life: Cork with The Gannet

When you get an email from The Gannet, asking you if you’d be interested in taking a couple of people on a tour of Cork city, with a particular focus on pubs and microbreweries,...

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How to spend 24 hours in Belfast

Beer, cheese, sherry, chocolate, coffee: for the last three years I’ve taken the ABV Fest (and every other opportunity!) as a chance to immerse myself in the food side of Belfast. I love the...

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Three Sisters Eating: London

I have two sisters. (And two brothers, but we’re focusing on the girls here.) The Little Sister is five years younger than me; I’m 16 years older than the Small Sister. They would probably...

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Holiday eating with kids

Long, lazy lunches, enormous post-beach ice creams that threatened to melt down our arms, strolling down to the local bakery to get chocolate croissants for breakfast, popping out for café con leche and freshly...

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Ballymaloe Litfest 2017

We came, we learned, we ate, we caffeinated ourselves (regularly), we danced our legs off, we were challenged, inspired, motivated: #Litfest17 or, more precisely, A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe, was a...

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Read: 24 hours in Auckland

An edited version of this feature was first published in Irish Examiner.  Make the most of a post-NZ holiday stopover by spending a night in Auckland with your family. New Zealand’s largest city is...

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Tasting New Zealand

Gone fishin’…or, at least, foraging. We’re off to NZ for a wee while, exchanging winter for summer, my Irish family for the Kiwi’s whānau and americanos for long blacks and flat whites. There might even...