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, 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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Austria, Culture, Food

Austrians and their Schnitzel

If you want to try a traditionally Austrian, and especially traditionally Viennese dish, the majority of people will suggest Wiener...

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Barbados, Travel

Venture into Barbados’s Harrison’s Cave

Harrison’s Cave is located in the centre of Barbados, in St. Thomas parish. On the way there, whether by car or bus, you will be able to...

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Austria

Vienna’s Volksgarten – Sightseeing for the lazy

The Volksgarten (the People’s Garden) is located in the centre of Vienna’s first district, along the Ring Straße. Albeit not too big...

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Barbados, Food, Travel

5 fruits you need to try in Barbados

I’m a big fan of fruits in any form: fruit salad, smoothie or just fruit by itself. As you can imagine one of the reasons I was excited...

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Austria, Traditions/History/People, Travel

Hidden Spot: University of Vienna

The main building of the University of Vienna is always on the list when I show friends, who are visiting, around Vienna. One reason is...

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Barbados, Food, Traditions/History/People, Travel

What to eat on a Friday night in Barbados

Oistins Fish Fry is one of those places every guidebook about Barbados will recommend to you. Being close to the fish market, Oistins Fish...

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