On a trip to London I was interested in immersing myself into the city, its food and culture. I had heard from a few people a place called the Seven Dials food market. A converted warehouse building in the heart of the trendy Covent Garden boasting a vast selection of food outlets, share tables and […]
In this tag we take a look at all things travel the tag that makes this site tick. The main reason is the travel.
So far we have searched out destinations like a few of these below.
Take a look at one of these or find a post below and enjoy the journey.
Travel is the essence of the blog and what we achieve we like to showcase all our travel journeys and give our honest opinion on every where we see or do something.
Day Trip To Curio Bay Back in 2008 when we were travelling through New Zealand, over what i can only imagine was a few beers and and a game of beer pong. In a hostel was said to be on New Zealand steepest Road (thats another story). A fellow traveler brought to my attention a […]
Swildon’s Hole Caving Reaching Sump 1
So what would make two grown men jump into an obscure hole in the ground, get 80 metres beneath the surface and spend 6 and a half hours exploring a caving system in search of Sump 1 at Swildons Hole. Sounds random and for some people or just stupid right? But that’s exactly what myself […]
We here at Chalk and Cheese Travels love a good old cup of coffee and with so many options of coffee shops these days around Ireland it’s hard to pick a favourite from them all. But hey not to worry we have done the hard work for you. We have have tried and tested all […]
Caves of Keash, Sligo, Ireland
Finally we got there So it finally happened, we got to visit the Caves of Keash. We had talked about visiting many times but due to a number of reasons, one being the weather we just never made it. Actually one clear day we headed off and got to the foot of the hill only […]
Guerins Path, Cliffs of Moher
Heading to the Cliffs of Moher The Cliffs of Moher on Irelands wild Atlantic way is one of the most popular sites in Ireland. Explored by thousands each year, but with the west of Ireland’s wild nature can be a tough walk for young families or the less abled. Well look no further use this […]
Boulders Beach Penguins, Cape Town
Meet the boulders beach penguins As part of a tour around the Western Cape one of the main parts of this trip and one we were looking forward to the most was a visit to Boulders Beach Cape Town which has one of South Africa and Africa’s largest penguin colonies. The breed of penguin is […]
Finding accommodation in Doolin, Co, Clare Whilst planning a trip to the Cliffs Of Moher we had heard that Doolin would be the most pleasant place to stay, a picturesque little village in the heart of this region. This was a perfect starting point to look for accommodation. The Doolin region one of Co. Clare […]
Exploring Leitrim We have been exploring a look around the County Leitrim area recently and spent a lot of time around Carrick Shannon. We heard great things about the restaurant The Red Bank so we decided to check it out one sunny evening Pre drinks We had a nice sunny day so we decided to […]
A quick and short post today which is very fitting for this landmark in Carrick on Shannon. The smallest chapel in Europe Situated in the heart of Carrick on Shannon Town lies the smallest Chapel in Europe and the second smallest in the world the by the name of Costello Memorial Chapel. At only sixteen […]