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.

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 […]
17 March 2023

5 European spring destinations for flower lovers

After a long, grey, glooming winter, spring has finally arrived. The sun comes peeping out from behind the clouds every now and then, temperatures are rising […]
9 March 2023

Why Rincón del Mar is an off-the-beaten track gem in Colombia

During my 6-months trip around the world, I spent 6 weeks in Colombia and I cannot avoid talking about one of the highlights of my world […]
2 March 2023

Tripadvisor reveals world’s top trending destinations in 2023

Tripadvisor has kicked off the 2023 travel and hospitality awards season by announcing its Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Destination Awards. This annual award recognises […]
2 March 2023

5 gardens in the Dordogne you can’t miss

France has got a lot to offer and no, we’re not just talking about the wine and cheese. Tourists tend to focus on Paris or maybe […]
2 March 2023

Welsh island becomes first International Dark Sky Sanctuary in Europe

Ynys Enlli, or Bardsey Island, in north Wales, has received International Dark Sky Sanctuary (IDSS) certification from the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), making it the first […]
17 February 2023

What do expats appreciate most about living in Helsinki?

What does an expat look for in a city? If you’re lucky enough to have a choice about where you work and invest, what are the […]
16 February 2023

5 Best places to retire in Europe in 2023

Ah, retirement. For some of us it’s something from a faraway future, something we think of every now and then. Something we’re afraid we might not […]
14 February 2023

These are the best European destinations in 2023

The 20 most voted countries of the European Best Destination 2023 competition have been revealed. Over a period of 21 days, more than half a million […]
9 February 2023

Why you should add Karlovac to your bucket list

In the heart of Croatia there is a perfect little town that you wouldn’t want to miss when visiting the country. Everything is special about Karlovac […]
1 February 2023

Booking unveils world’s most welcoming destinations

As travel continues to make its return in most parts of the world, the eleventh annual Booking Traveller Review Awards recognize travel providers from across 220 […]
26 January 2023

Time to vote for the best 2023 European destination

In partnership with the EDEN network – Sustainable destinations awarded by the European Commission, the 14th edition of the European Best Destinations started on 20 January […]
22 December 2022

The most ingenious tourism campaigns of 2022

When the world came to a stop because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the travel and tourism industry was among the most affected. This year, travel restrictions […]
13 December 2022

Why Azerbaijan is called the ‘Land of Fire’

A natural treasure lies beneath Azerbaijan – gas. In some places, especially in the Absheron Peninsula, the gas finds a way to escape from the underground […]
30 November 2022

Monchique is a paradise between the mountains and the sea

Flanked by beautiful mountains, the magnificent town of Monchique is the ideal destination to anyone who desires holidays surrounded by nature in its purest form. Here […]
24 November 2022

Why Bozjyra is a piece of Moon on Earth

Bozjyra, sometimes spelled Boszhira or Bozzhyra, is a symbol of the Mangystau region of Kazakhstan. A seemingly endless plain of Moon-like, light grey landscapes, cliffs, buttes […]