Svalbard (Spitsbergen), May 2018

Svalbard, also known as Spitsbergen, is the part of the Arctic where the number of polar bears is larger than the number of  people leaving there. In May when we were there, the sun is […]

Svalbard Marathon 2018

The only marathon in the world with polar bear guards. A unique running experience at 78 degrees north.

Iceland trip 2017, December

Iceland in winter can be a wonderful experience as there are fewer people, beautiful winter landscapes, and chances to see the Northern Lights!

Iceland trip 2017, July

Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A country where insular existence allows Icelanders easily read Old Norse, dead language that was spoken in Scandinavia 1000 years ago because written Icelandic has changed so little. […]

Canary Islands sailing, January 2015

The Canary Islands are the most beautiful mixture of different cultures, historical influences, people and inexplicable natural beauties in the whole wide world. Undisturbed miracles lay around every corner on all eight of its islands, […]

Prague, Czech Republic 2015

Prague is one of Europe’s architectural gems, with more knockout picture-postcard views than some entire countries. Fortunately, our Czech friends, Zuza and Jardo, were the invaluable guides in this amazing city. Thanks guys!

Lisbon, Portugal

Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction, yet with half the fuss of other European capitals. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint […]

World Bodypainting Festival 2015, Austria

The 18th edition of the World Bodypainting Festival saw more than 45 nations competing. The event took place between 3 and 5 July in Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria. The annual festival sees artists compete in a […]

Wave-Gotik-Treffen, Lipzig 2015

Wave-Gotik-Treffen is the largest Wave Gothic meeting in the world. This annual world festival for “dark” music and arts in Leipzig attracts weird costumes from the bizarre  subculture with Gothic rock bands, church tours and literature […]

Osi Ugonoh – Poland’s Next Top Model 2014!

Do you remember Osi Ugonoh? She was born in Poland to Nigerian parents, moved to Ireland with her family when she was eleven years of age; The winner of Miss Africa in  Ireland 2012. Recently, Osi has won […]

Saltee Islands – Kingdom of Puffins

We are just back from a journey to the Saltee Islands in Co. Wexford. The islands are home to some of Ireland’s largest sea-bird colonies, from Gannets and Gulls to Puffins and Manx Shearwaters. Many […]

Westport – Croagh Patrick

Croagh Patrick (The Reek, as it is colloquially known), is a 764 metres (2,507 ft) high and is considered the holiest mountain in Ireland. Each year, the Reek attracts about 1 million pilgrims and hillwalkers. […]

3rd Bodypainting Competition, Dublin 2014.

3rd Bodypainting Competition has recently ended in Dublin. The winner is Donna Morris. I hope to meet all of Participants in Portschach, representing Ireland at the World Bodypainting Festival 2014.

The most colorful World Bodypainting Festival 2013

The World Bodypainting Festival 2013 in Pörtschach has recently ended. Pörtschach became for a week the most colourful place on Earth.  The participants came from every continent, with representatives from Colombia and Brazil, Canada and […]

Miss Africa Ireland 2012

The winner of Miss Africa Ireland 2012 is Osuemhe Ugonoh, an 18 years old Nigerian girl studying

FGM Miss Ethnic of Ireland 2013

The FMG Miss Ethnic Ireland 2013, at a contest held in Dublin in the Westin Hotel, has recently ended. The winner is Sheelan Yousefizadeh, a student representing Iran. Each time this event brings together young people from all over […]

Dublin Zombie Walk 2012

Dublin Zombie Walk 2012. On Saturday, August 4th, this lively bunch, dressed in amazingly creative costumes, walked from St. Stephens Green to Temple Bar to raise money for two exceptionally worthy causes, the Irish Cancer Society and Barnardos.