Mourne Mountains road trip
The highest pub in Ireland
Looking for Narnia? The real portal to the magical kingdom is only a car drive away – for those living in Ireland…. Did you know that the Mourne Mountains were a favorite place of writer C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) and an inspiration for his ‘Chronicles of Narnia’? Lewis was a close friend of J. R. R. […]
Why I adore Connemara?
1789 was a historic year in Ireland. The year of the United Irishmen, the Wexford Rising…. and the foundation of Johnnie Fox’s pub at Glencullen, well hidden in Dublin mountains. After driving through a snowy area and taking some pics in the freezing cold…. …. we could hardly wait to enjoy the warmness of this […]
Johnstown Castle Gardens
There are some regions in Ireland that you need to visit more than once to like it, especially if the weather is bad. But not Connemara. It’s one of my fave parts of Ireland… and it’s not because of the Kylemore Abbey or the N59 Road through the rugged Twelve Bens mountain range – just […]
Sári & Béla
The spectacular ornamental grounds and gardens surrounding the 19th century castle were designed by Daniel Robertson who is famed for the gardens at Powerscourt in Co. Wicklow.
Portobello Road Market
It was my pleasure to photograph Sári and Béla’s wedding in Hungary in September. I flew back from Dublin and spent two rainy days with friends in the capital city of Hungary, Budapest. On the 2nd day, I took the train and headed down to Székesfehérvár which is a city in central Hungary. In the […]
Nestled in the trendy London district of Notting Hill, Portobello Road is home to one London’s (and the world’s) most iconic and famous markets. Today buzzing with pubs, restaurants and a diverse range of communities, nearly 300 years ago it was a very different place. Portobello Market began as a fresh-food market in the 19th century; antiques […]