Our Project “The Slow Atlantic Way”

Our Project “The Slow Atlantic Way”

The Wild Atlantic Way is a 1500 mile route along the West coast of Ireland connecting some of the most amazing scenery along the coast and its hinterland. It officially starts on the Inishowen Peninsula very close to Derry, and ends at Kinsale on the coast just South...
Meet ‘Brian’

Meet ‘Brian’

Our requirements, we thought, were simple: A camper van in which we could travel and develop our businesses, combining our skills and knowledge to develop design and photography work around food and travel. Food because it is an abiding passion of us both,...
The Skelligs from St Finian’s Bay

The Skelligs from St Finian’s Bay

What could be better than a roaring sea on a bright autumn day, followed by steaming Hot Chocolate? We started the day in Waterville, and headed out along the Skellig Ring, part of the Wild Atlantic Way, aiming to get to Portmagee, a journey of some 18 miles. It had...
The Gourmet Festival

The Gourmet Festival

Kinsale is the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. We have been visiting the town since the 1990s and remain in love with its community and its food. There are lots of travel stories to tell about Kinsale, and there will be many on this website as I publish more on the...
Gubbeen

Gubbeen

We met Giana Ferguson at Skibbereen Farmers’ Market on a Saturday in late October. We chatted over some dim sum served from a market stall, and she told us about the history of her wonderful cheese and how the farm had developed into a leading Irish artisan food...
Toe Head Night Watch

Toe Head Night Watch

We were told about Toe Head by a local in Skibbereen and drove out on a lovely calm night to sleep by the Toe Head Signal Tower overlooking Toe Head Bay.  Signal Towers were created all along the Irish coast to act as a network of lookout points to signal if...