the lazy girl’s guide to northern ireland // roadtrip edition

One of the biggest revelations I’ve had since moving to London is that outside of this very cosmopolitan, international city, the UK & Ireland are far more suited for adventurists and lovers of the great outdoors. As they should be! The countryside is beautiful, and if hiking, biking and coasteering are your thing, well, have at it! But, what if they’re not your thing? Are you destined to never leave London, lest you be shunned by the rest of the UK for not getting your wellies dirty enough? Nay, I say. Let’s take my (fairly) recent weekend stint in Northern Ireland as an example, shall we? Step 1 // When in doubt, fly. Sure, the…

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a perfect day in northern ireland, with @HastingsHotels

Many moons ago (like… six weeks?), January was off to a quiet start, and the hubs and I jetted off to Northern Ireland for a 3-day weekend. It was our first time in NI, but after our brief introduction, I can tell you it won’t be our last. We fell in love with the scenery, the people, and our amazing hotel — the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa. But, more on all of that later. Today, I’m sharing a quick video I put together that is under 2 minutes but took me about one million hours to create. We’re hoping to tackle more video around these parts, so be kind, s’il vous plaît. It’s a…

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