The Been there blog
Ben Whitmarsh takes a 'hike' which explores the culinary traditions and lively atmosphere of Ellison in Newfoundland - and gets to eat more than his fair share of dishes crafted by some of Canada's top chefs
As the stage production of the Grammy/Tony/Sundance/Oscar award-winning musical Once makes its West End debut in March, it seems the perfect time to take a wander through some of the most memorable Dublin locations from the movie.
Hiking in a famous South African peak in summer - not exactly a walk in the park as mjc1985 found out ...
In this peaceful blogpost, Isabel captures a sense of easy calm in her travels which helps to explain why she enjoys exploring new places.
From Chengdu, China to Bolivia and Chamonix. Mel Wells literally travels the globe with her job. There's not an airport she hasn't seen and she's stayed in some rather swanky hotels. But Colombia with a backpack is still her dream ...
Been there Dublin local Fiona (and editor of great Dublin blog traveledits.com) picks her favourite places for supping a whiskey or three in her hometown
Esme is a travel blogger and photographer whose blog esmetravels.com has taken her all over the world - and to some of its best restaurants. Here she spills the beans on some of favourite destinations and bizarre experiences
Andy Day has been photographing parkour since it first emerged in the UK bakc in 2003. Since then he has travelled the globe working with many of the art's top athletes. A keen rock climber he now lives in Hackney, London
From Portuguese treats to apricot bread, local blogger Becs chooses five atmospheric places where the food is as good as the stories
Splitting her time between Kauai and the rest of the world, mountain biker JO Petterson spends a fair part of the year on the road. She's ridden her bike in some amazing places and is pretty darn good at living out of a suitcase. There's more to this lass than spokes and brake pads ...
Madrid's historical markets have undergone a transformation recently through renovation and investment. Here, local writer Isabel Eva Bohrer picks her highlights of this buzzing foodie scene
Being a pro snowboardrer has to be one of the best jobs in the world - especially if you like to travel all over it. We caught up with Laura to find out where were her favourite places to ride, explore and hang out.
Dublin has long been celebrated for its writers, playwrights and poets but the big question is - do its bookshops live up to its UNESCO City of Literature status? Dublin local Fiona Hilliard finds out. The following are five independent bookshops that boast those all important literary connections.
In 2009 Susie Wheeldon cycled 13,500 miles around the world to promote the use of solar power. So it's fair to say she likes travelling. Here we pin her down long enough to find what really pushes her travel buttons.
Been there Hong Kong local Natalie gets her teeth into a rather unlikely meal choice but proves that there's more to HK than dim sum and tea
Been there local Natalie gives her verdict on the new arrivals on the vibrant Hong Kong restaurant scene. So if you're looking for a place to chow down with style, with an off-beat atmosphere or with a bit of French atmosphere read on Had enough of Guiness? No neither have we. But if you fancy tasting some Dublin culinary culture that doesn;t revolve around the black stuff, then Been there local Fiona HIlliard has some fantastic stops for you to chill out in and enjoy a good bit of cake with your craic
Escaping the 'bubbling stew' of Kolkata and finding refuge in its architecture, Liz Cleere finds a world of imposing buildings, history and a little meditation
Liz has been in India for 18 months, travelling, writing and exploring after falling in love with the country on a sailing trip. Here she describes the hubub of Colaba, a vibrant area of Mumbai - complete with sounds, tastes and sights
Our Barcelona local Peter pays homage to a festive Barcelona institution - complete with a contentedly pooing Dalai Lama
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