Author: wineandrum

We're Julia and Samora, a millennial couple, from two different sides of the Atlantic, who fell in love and moved to Dublin, Ireland. Through our adventures and experiences we would like to give you insights into navigating life as young people far away from home.

Power Couple Things, Travel, United Kingdom

When Travel Doesn’t Go as Planned: Linlithgow Palace from Edinburgh

You can plan day trips as much as you like but sometimes they just don’t go as planned. Transport doesn’t work, the weather is...

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Expat Life, Living in Dublin, Renting in Ireland

Finding a Flat in Dublin Part 3: Checking Listings & Response Template

How we found our Dublin dream flat with only one viewing. This is a guide for finding a flat in Dublin based on our experiences. In Part...

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Ireland, Living in Dublin, Travel

Hidden Spots in Dublin: A Beach Day on North Bull Island

Many times, we’ve made the mistake of going to Bray for the cliff walk to Greystones on a bank holiday weekend. Half of Dublin had...

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Austria, Food, Travel

Vienna Student Life: Favourite Eating Places

There are more than enough restaurant guides for various cuisines in Vienna. But this little blog post is different. Here are a few secret...

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Finance, Food, Travel, United Kingdom

Foodies on a Budget in Edinburgh

Food can be a door to a different culture but it can also be very expensive. Splurging on it often feels better, when you already know...

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Austria, Travel

Travel Guide for A Chill Day in Vienna

You got all the sights and touristy stuff ticked off your to do list? Then it’s time to spend a chill day in Vienna like a local....

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Travel, United Kingdom

Scott Monument: Adventure in the City Centre of Edinburgh

Scott Monument was one of our biggest adventures on this trip. Located in the very centre of Edinburgh, next to Waverly Train station and...

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Austria, Culture, Food

7 Desserts Austrians Eat for Lunch

Yes, you read that right. The range of Austrian desserts is so wide and we love them so dearly, we do eat some of them as a full meal. Most...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture

Writer’s Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone Review

Children of Blood and Bone is hailed as the new young adult fantasy phenomenon after Harry Potter and Hunger Games. A film adaptation is in...

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Expat Life, Living in Dublin, Renting in Ireland

How to move flat in Dublin Part 2: Get to know the market

How we found our Dublin dream flat with only one viewing – a guide based on our experiences. In Part One of this series we talked...

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