Deborah O'Donoghue.

Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

30 March 2023

What is trending in travel in 2023?

Despite a squeeze on wallets, the war in Ukraine and last year’s post-pandemic uncertainty, we know people are still spending on travel. So from sleep pods […]
27 March 2023

UK spends more on holidays and flights than other sectors

The UK’s spend on holidays and travel continued to grow last month – and at a faster rate than other sectors, reports Travel Weekly. Nationwide Building […]
27 March 2023

UN warns against ‘vampiric overconsumption’ of global water

The world faces an “imminent risk” of water shortages amid a global water crisis caused by overconsumption and climate change, a United Nations report has warned. […]
23 March 2023

Amazing statues to see on your next road trip

A set of Ukrainian prairie giants and a controversial angel larger than a Boeing 757 are just some of the astonishing and amusing roadside statues rounded […]
22 March 2023

When did Google maps become so useless?

Some companies and products seem so dominant, it’s hard to imagine them ever losing their place at the head of the market. But whether it’s a […]
22 March 2023

Traditional and classical music from Kazakhstan to hit Brussels

Music afficionados should not miss the electrifying Brussels premiere of Turan, coming to Bozar on the 7th of April 2023. Bringing Kazakh folk stylings into the […]
21 March 2023

Magnetic Flow exhibition in Brussels draws over 30,000 visitors

Set in an industrial playground in Brussels, Magnetic Flow, an immersive light and sound exhibition complete with DJ nights, has reached its climax.  The experience was […]
21 March 2023

Anarchic joy as Brussels’ ‘Carnaval Sauvage’ puts real estate agents on trial

Brussels’ ‘Carnaval Sauvage’ or ‘Wild Carnival’ took place this weekend, bringing together a crowd of masked anarchic revellers in the city centre. Designed to be ‘ungovernable’ […]
20 March 2023

New British Airways campaign invites you to ‘Ask Britain Anything’

What do British people mean when they say ‘hello love’? And, is all British food beige? These are just two of the most-asked questions Americans have […]
20 March 2023

Albania’s Vjosa River officially declared a National Park

Albania’s Vjosa River has officially become a National Park. After coordinated international efforts lasting more than a decade, last week Albania’s Council of Ministers ratified the […]
20 March 2023

Tourism Ireland’s new campaign set to ‘win hearts’ around the world

Tourism Ireland has launched a new campaign as part of its ‘Fill your heart with Ireland’ drive. Starting with St Patrick’s Day on 17 March, a […]
16 March 2023

Could these be the best holiday cabins in Europe?

We’ve done the legwork so you can save your energy for hiking – or pampering. Find your next holiday cabin here. 1. Kilsti Lodges, Norway – […]
14 March 2023

Meet punk legends in the flesh at new Las Vegas Punk Rock Museum

It might seem like the opposite of punk attitude to be seen anywhere near a museum, but at a new Punk Rock Museum in Las Vegas, […]
14 March 2023

Cunard announce world cruise for new luxury liner Queen Anne

Cunard’s new cruise liner, the Queen Anne, will make her debut world cruise in 2025. Historic shipping and cruise company Cunard have announced the new liner […]
14 March 2023

The Banff Mountain Film Festival goes on world tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is touring the world in 2023, bringing the best of mountain culture and exploration to screens near you. The festival started […]
13 March 2023

UK arrivals to face strike disruption on March 15

Arrivals to the UK on March 15 could face disruption and long waits, the UK government has warned. A Civil Service strike has been announced by […]
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