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.

Culture, Events & Experiences, Ireland

Dublin Culture Night 2017: Catacombs, libraries and an OT

Last night Dublin was ablaze with culture. From museums opening their doors to rare collections being shown. Culture Night is a nation-wide...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences, Jamaica, Traditions/History/People

The many Jamaicas

There are many different Jamaicas – if there’s one thing we learned from Marielle Frostrup’s interview with Marlon James it’s that....

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Food, Slovenia, Travel

The idyllic village of Bled in Slovenia

Your first thought when you hear Bled might be that it sounds like a terrifying torture chamber. However, Bled is an idyllic village in...

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Travel, United Kingdom

11 free and cheap hidden spots in London

Recently, I keep being asked for tips on what cool things to do in London. I decided to make a list to share with all of you. As I know...

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Slovenia, Travel

Slovenia’s Škojcan Caves – to the Mines Moria and back

We were looking for a day trip to explore Slovenia’s beautiful country side. Due to the bad weather, we were a bit reluctant to visit the...

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Arts/Literature/Film, Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Food, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Traditions/History/People

International Charity Bazaar Dublin

Last Sunday we visited the International Charity Bazaar in Dublin. Although much smaller than the international bazaar I know from Vienna,...

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Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Traditions/History/People, Travel

Halloween in Ireland

We were both very excited to experience our first Halloween where it all started. On Samhain, as it is also called in Ireland, evil spirits...

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Slovenia, Travel

Climbing Šmarna Gora Hill in Slovenia

Our first day trip from Ljubljana was to Šmarna Gora. It was the only day with guaranteed sunshine, so we decided to use the opportunity...

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Barbados, Food, Travel

Barbados’s St. Nicholas Abbey Distillery and Plantation

Although the name may be misleading this is not a religious site but a plantation and rum distillery located in St. Peter. We were invited...

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Austria, Travel

Donauinsel: “The island” in the middle of Vienna

The Donauinsel – Danube Island – is an artificial island, which is a result of measures taken to protect Vienna from floods. It is...

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