Traditions/History/People

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

Africa Day 2018 – Phoenix Park, Dublin

As for many years now, Irish Aid held a flagship event for Africa Day 2018. This year was our second time visiting. Africa Day was created...

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Culture, Events & Experiences, Expat Life, Food, Ireland, Living in Dublin, Multicultural Couple, Traditions/History/People

Dublin’s first Afro-Caribbean Brunch

During the long Easter weekend, there was Dublin’s first Afro-Caribbean Brunch – a brunch party, mixing Caribbean food,...

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

Winter Wonderland & a community-built igloo in Dublin

The last few days Dublin, and in fact most of Ireland, was on a red alert due to the heavy snow of the Beast from the East as well as Storm...

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Multicultural Couple, Traditions/History/People, Travel, Trinidad

How Carnival is celebrated in Trinidad

It’s often joked in Trinidad that December 25th is Christmas. December 26th is the start of carnival. That is how serious this tradition...

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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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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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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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