I first started blogging using one of my personal domains back in November 2003.Back then I was using mneylon.com as my main personal domain. Since then I switched over to michele.me and then, more recently, over to michele.blog. For historical reasons my blog used to live under "/blog", but when I moved over to michele.blog I moved it to the domain root. That means that … [Read more...] about Blogging, Writing and More
Unlike last year I don't have any more trips planned before the very end of the year, so I'm "done" for 2019.Of course I will be doing a few trips around Ireland before the end of the year, though I don't count them towards my overall numbers for the year.In 2019 I got to spend plenty of "quality time" on planes and in airports and clocked up over 209 thousand … [Read more...] about 2019 Travel Stats
I'm heading over to London in a few weeks time.I'll be there for a few days, including the weekend, as I'm in the south of England earlier that week for a work thing.I've been to London many times, but am looking for recommendations for:Gin / whisky barsRestaurantsOther things to do / seeLike I know there's some gin distilleries in and around the city, but I've … [Read more...] about London Recommendations?
I've posted a few times over the past few days about some of my experiences in Japan. There are probably still a couple of short blog posts I could write about other things that struck me while I was there, but for now I thought I'd do an overview of the trip.As I mentioned a few weeks ago I planned to take this trip to coincide with a work trip. In the past I've added a … [Read more...] about Getting a Taste of Japan
Kobe is known, in part, for its beef, which is a particular Wagyu beef. Or, put more simply, very high quality beef. There are plenty of restaurants around Kobe serving the beef, so choosing one in my case came down to recommendations from friends. In the end a couple of us went to a lovely little restaurant called Wakkoqu. Making a restaurant reservation in Japan usually … [Read more...] about Dining on Kobe Beef