We’d been warned about the trains. Or, to be more accurate, the stations. People with experience of Japan looked on us with pity, like raw recruits being sent over the top to impending doom. Ominous warnings were sounded and tales told of underground labyrinths teeming with commuters and the odd tourist rooted to the spot in awe and confusion.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
Over the past week, you may already have taken the opportunity to forage, forest-bathe, or sample bush-tucker burgers courtesy of visiting Australian twin chefs Luke and Samuel Bourke, but there is still lots more to enjoy from the event that has been billed as Ireland’s largest food festival.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Glorious Glengarriff and Garinish, the ‘near island’,can indeed be called gems in that they are precious, more precious with every passing year, trenchant survivors of that classical Irish scenery beloved of Victorians, trees and mountains reflected on still brown waters.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
AN ENTIRE holiday home complex under the Caha mountains, on 10 waterfronting acres next door to movie maker and writer Neil Jordan’s West Cork hideaway, has come for sale, trading exceptionally well thanks to new management and the boost of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018