New Year’s is a celebration that is enjoyed across the globe. Whether that’s watching the dramatic fireworks in London, enjoying a fun-filled Hogmanay in Edinburgh, having a kiss under the glowing lights of Times Square or even spending quality time with the people you love at home. Whenever it comes to New Year’s, I always seem to … Continue Reading

Straight after our afternoon sampling, all the Guinness storehouse had to offer (see part 1 here and part 2 here), we headed back to the hotel which was understandably rather festively decorated. Maybe I’d just been away from London for so long and missed it but it definitely seemed like the Irish (or at least … Continue Reading

…and the main reason we were in Ireland after all. After a few whiskeys, we merrily made our way through Dublin’s streets back to where we’d been earlier in the day… except it looked very different from a few hours ago. The Guinness storehouse was celebrating its 15th birthday – excitement was in the air and … Continue Reading

It’d been over 10 years since I last visited Dublin when we got an invite to head over to Ireland for a couple of days to celebrate the 15th birthday of the Guinness Storehouse.  Guinness itself is much older but the storehouse only started about 20-years ago as a chance to give visitors to the … Continue Reading

If you know where to head to, Dublin is one heck of an exciting city to explore. From the charm of the Irish, the rivers of Guinness and centuries of Irish history (and architecture), Dublin it a terrific place to experience. Okay, rivers of Guinness may be a slight exaggeration but there really are so … Continue Reading

Right, now where was I? Oh yes, carrying on from the first part of this post, our starters had just arrived at The Connoisseur Bar in the Guinness Storehouse and they’d disappeared down our greedy gobs much quicker than they’d arrived! Next up, we had the wild atlantic seafood chowder with a sprinkling of Carragheen Irish … Continue Reading

Ireland is such an amazing country! From its fairytale castles, the best hikes and incredible places in Ireland, it’s a total stunner of a place to explore. Over the last ten years, Dublin has totally transformed as an epic foodie city that’s just too good to miss. There’s been a huge surge in new restaurants, … Continue Reading

Hey, it’s Henry here! You might remember from my last trip with the Hand Luggage Only guys to Barcelona? This time, however, I’ve ventured a little closer to home. All the way over to gorgeous Ireland! To be totally frank, I’m actually a little ashamed to say but (as a 24-year-old, Guinness loving, Irish jigging … Continue Reading

It’s been over 10 years since either of us was in Dublin last and so we were understandably excited to return to this amazing Irish city. There’s so much to tell you of course – so much more than I can talk about before I need to run out of the hotel in a few … Continue Reading