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The sweeping bay around Kinbane Castle, Northern Ireland

Kinbane Castle, Northern Ireland: it was emotional

Kinbane Castle is full of drama. Its isolation. Its embattled remnants. Its surroundings. Kinbane stirred up a depth of emotion in me. Here’s the story why. The wind blustered all around as I simultaneously skipped and staggered up to the farthest point on the narrow limestone promontory. Arriving at the top, out of breath, I […]

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AirBnB as a solo traveller

Airbnb for solo travel – challenging my homestay perceptions, one stay at a time

I’d been skeptical of anything resembling a homestay.Private rooms in hostels, small B&Bs and guest houses have historically been the mainstay of my accommodation choices. Could Airbnb − where locals rent out spare room(s) or a whole property – ever ­become a new solo travel accommodation option for me? My previous perception of homestays Visions of sitting around […]

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