Bloom 2016 – Ireland’s largest Garden Festival

A garden full of food During the June Bank Holiday the sun really came out here in Dublin, so naturally we were going out – to the Bloom Garden Festival in Phoenix Park, Dublin. I say Garden Festival, but what really much more visible is the food. 🙂 Launched by the Irish Food Board in … More Bloom 2016 – Ireland’s largest Garden Festival

Horse Racing in Ireland

Leopardstown Racecourse On 8 May 2016 I got introduced to one of Ireland’s national sports: horse racing. We went to the Leapardstown Racecourse, Leapardstown, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown…in short, just south of Dublin. This was the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial flat race, meaning that there were no obstacles to jump over. Combined with several attractions for kids, … More Horse Racing in Ireland

Killiney Hill – Where Ireland meets Palm Beach

Killiney Hill Okay, now that we’ve seen parts of the city and the little peninsula Howth, it was time take the Dart again and head south, to Killiney. It’s about 45 min southeast of city center. Killiney is a seaside resort and is one of Dublin‘s most exclusive residential areas. Arriving at the station you … More Killiney Hill – Where Ireland meets Palm Beach

Glendalough & Wicklow – Nature, history and friendly people

Glendalough October 2015, here we are in Glendalough, right in the middle of Wicklow County. Far far away from the noise, the hustle and bustle of the big city. It’s about an hour drive from the center of Dublin, just long enough to enjoy the scenery and to switch the mind from city life to … More Glendalough & Wicklow – Nature, history and friendly people

Home Schwiiz Home

Goodbye United States This is it, as I got out of my UBER taxi and took a last glance at the US flag I knew it was time. Time to fly home, time to embark on the SWISS Airbus 340-300 “Stans” that would fly me back to the old continent, to the small country that … More Home Schwiiz Home

Los Angeles

Universal Studios Hollywood S’il y a un conseil que je peux vous donner avant d’aller visiter les Studios Universal de Hollywood, allez-y tôt. Ne restez pas allongé dans votre lit comme un sac de charbon en vous disant que de toute façon c’est les vacances. Nous étions partis ‘tôt’ le matin de Ventura pour arriver … More Los Angeles