Buffet o'clock...

How to Devour Buffet like a Master

I never thought I’d be sharing my buffet procedure, but given that I see so many people doing it completely wrong and given that so many of my readers seem, like myself, to have an appetite (both lit...
Hello London

Hello London

For the first time in a while (excepting our various trips back and forth to Ireland), we decided to take a weekend well and truly out of Germany. Since Anna had to go to London anyway, we decided we...

Why Not Live in Lovely Mainz?

Lately we’ve been discussing where to go live next – at the moment, Anna walks to work in about 20 minutes in the morning, which is perfect, but I have a commute of over an hour to get to...

When a Massage Offer is Five Too Many…

According to my clock, in five minutes I’ll have been in Malaysia for one month to the day. It’s definitely not a case of a month too many, but it’s hard to believe it’s actua...

Settling into Malaysia…

Buying a phone in Malaysia is a little different to Ireland – ever since the recession hit us hard back home, there’s now more and more staff and less and less customers, so you naturally...

Oslo – The City That Never Lets You Sleep.

This weekend we decided, for a change of pace, to try and see how we got on (being such cheap-skates as myself and Anna usually are) in the supposed world’s most expensive city – Oslo, No...

Germany Receives a Visitor…

Once again, Aer Lingus managed to surprise me by delivering relatively low (I say low in so far as the prices fluctuated wildly by around €50 from one day to the next) fares to Germany for travel o...