Holocaust Memorial Day is on January 27, the date Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated in 1945. I visited the camp complex in 2010; it was a surreal experience.
The first BLOGGERCONF was held in the Marker Hotel in Dublin. It brought together brands and bloggers to showcase how to work together effectively. There were talks subjects like social media and brand affiliation; some included inspirational messages of how to keep yourself real and how to build yourself up from the bottom.
I travelled to Cork for the Irish Blogger Conference and thought I would extend my trip with a visit to nearby Cobh. Cork is over 250 miles from Belfast; the journey is dull, mainly on motorways with four toll bridges and oddly, no traffic lights. I thought it would be best to make the most of a short break.
When I spent time living in New York in 2011 (read about my epic first night here), I always found myself taking the subway to Coney Island. I found it a great place to relax, walk around and get lost in the atmosphere. It’s my ‘happy place’ of my favourite city in the world (apart from Belfast, obviously) . Here’s my top five Coney Island activities. Island. View Post
When you have a flight that arrives in Newark at midnight and have a connecting flight leaving at ten the following morning, most people would resign themselves to sleeping on their luggage in a quiet corner of the airport. Not me. I had to explore.