Kerry Airport: Flights of Fancy

Aviation news always grabs my attention and some of the stories I’ve heard this year are worth commenting on. Firstly, the new Public Service Obligation (PSO) contract for the Kerry-Dublin route began in February with Stobart Air flying the route until the end of the contract in January 2017. This is only one of two … Continue reading Kerry Airport: Flights of Fancy

Tolerance Tourism

When asked to recommend the most engaging capital cities in Europe, Berlin and Copenhagen invariably spring to mind. I’ve been struggling to find reasons as to why the German and Danish capitals are treated with such fondness in my thoughts. The penny finally dropped when Lonely Planet published its list of the most gay-friendly places … Continue reading Tolerance Tourism

Christmas at the Tivoli Gardens

“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody!”    A redeemed Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens  If you haven’t read Dickens’ classic Christmas story then I’ve … Continue reading Christmas at the Tivoli Gardens