SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD

  I want to give a huge thank you to Keith and Serena from ATLAS VIBES who nominated NomadVentura for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I appreciate the recognition, and I think it is important for bloggers to support each other in our writing journeys. Atlas Vibes is an awesome travel blog and youtube channel about…

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What is Adventure?

Adventure is described as “an unusual and exciting, experience or activity, especially the exploration of unknown territory.” Therefore, by definition it simply cannot be the same for one as it is for another. We all perceive excitement differently; we all conceive experiences, adventurous and otherwise in our own individual way and that is why one…

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Irish Customs Carried Closely.

Us Irish are a creature of habit. We have our ways, and are as happy as a pig in s**t when we get them. Whether we travel the world, or stay close to home, there are things that we just can’t live without. We love to explore and delve into the unknown, but at the…

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How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like a Paddy.

As you may know Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up, and so in the spirit of Irish culture and festivities, I thought I’d dedicate a post to my homeland and how we celebrate this world renowned holiday. Where this global appeal of Guinness and all things green came from I have no idea, but I’m…

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5 Ways to Feed your Soul, not your Sweet Tooth.

  I don’t know about you, but on many the occasion have I managed to convince myself that I’m better off having a cup of tea with some chocolate biscuits than exercising, simply because I will get more enjoyment out of it. It’s crazy what our inner voice can achieve in brainwashing our will power….

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How to Beat the January Blues.

  Although I can’t complain about my life, I have it pretty good. However, once the holidays are up and all you see is work scheduled for weeks without hope of a social life fairing up to the previous month and all the antics that came with it – the January blues are inevitable to…

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I left my Heart in the Philippines, under water.

  After spending my Christmas holidays in the tropical islands of The Philippines, I have to admit that I have the serious post holiday blues on my return to reality. This is quite a substantial statement because my reality is living in South Korea, snowboarding every weekend. Not exactly doom and gloom! But after spending…

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Still Seriously Sicilian

This time last year (2014)  I was settling in to Italian idiosyncrasies and passionately waving my wrists about as if I had something significant to say about the weather or sliced pan (between the wagging wrists and weather discussions I had mastered a mixture of Sicilian and Irish mannerisms that made for quite the cultural fusion!)….

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5 Tips to Staying Fit on the Road

As staying in shape and maintaining my fitness was always something that worried me as I travelled, I thought I should write a post about how I got a handle on it and the best possible approaches that worked for me while on the road. Hopefully these tips will work for you too, and you…

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Nominated for Blog Awards!

I’m delighted to announce that I have been shortlisted for Best Travel Blog in the Irish Blog Awards 2015. As I haven’t been blogging for that long I am so thankful that I have been given this opportunity, and just want to thank everyone who has read, liked, or shared an interest in my blog….

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