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Monday Photo: Downpatrick, UK

A travel photo of Downpatrick, UK.Read More
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Monday Photo: Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland, UK

A travel photo of Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland, UK.Read More
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Monday Photo: Giant’s Causeway, UK

A travel photo of the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland, UK.Read More
Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland

Photos of People Taking Photos of… Carrick-a-Rede

Arriving at the bridge at Carrick-a-Rede as part of a Paddywagon tour group meant we were never going to capture this location without someone else in the way of the shot. We could have hung back and waited for the tour group to move along, back to the bus, but John, our driver had already warned his passengers that anyone late would have to sing a little song, and we didn’t think that was fair. We would already have kept everyone back as it is.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland, UK

A travel photo of Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland, UK

A travel photo of Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland.Read More
Memorial to the Loughinisland Massacre

A Peaceful Pint in O’Tooles Bar, Loughinisland

Last winter I dropped into O’Tooles Bar in County Down, Northern Ireland for a beer. Had I done so on this same evening twenty years previously there is a chance I would have been shot deadRead More
Work exchange volunteer jobs in backpacker hostels

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 1: Europe, Asia and Africa

Working for your keep in a hostel is a good way of cutting down on expensive accommodation costs and circumventing local employment visa requirements. Though it can be a grey area many hostels are willing to provide unpaid work in countries where avenues for paid employment are closed.Read More
Hostel work in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Work 3 Hours at a Paddywagon Hostel in Ireland and Stay for Free

Belfast was another place that we attempted to trade advertising for a room and we are glad we did. We didn’t know what to expect when we pitched up late to Paddy’s Palace, just in time before Emma left for the night, but it wasn’t the lovely two room apartment they had waiting for us.Read More
Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

Photos of People Taking Photos of… The Giant’s Causeway

Whether you have travelled far and wide or just visited a few places it cannot have escaped your notice that many tourism sites are incredibly crowded. Some travellers will shy away from visiting these places altogether, which is a great shame as there is usually a good reason why so many people have chosen to converge on the most popular attractions.Read More