Welcome

Hi, my name is Val Robus and I’ve been blogging since 2009 and taking photos since 2007. The blog is a bit of everything and I  hope you enjoy your visit.

Roaming around Romania

Well it’s been a bit of a challenge getting to Brasov. First thing to know if you are planning a trip is that Bucharest has two airports and the one Ryanair fly into is the furthest one out, so it takes a bit of time to get to the train station. Passport control had a […]

Heading to Romania

Thanks to Ryanair cheap flights (€15) I’m heading to Romania. I saw the Getaway travel programme and it inspired me. Now I know they travelled around most of the country but it still looked really interesting. So I’m sitting at the airport because, of course, I was way too early. I drove up because my […]

A day with a difference

Do you know when you meet someone and it’s like you’ve known them for years? Well that happened today. A lady who I’ve chatted to on Twitter is visiting Ireland so we met up and I took her on a whistle stop tour of some of my favourite places. We started in The Holy Well […]

One door closes

It was my last day at Ireland West Airport today. It’s a bittersweet day. I’ve loved my summer job there. I’ve learned a lot about myself and about other people. When I first started there I wasn’t sure that I’d have the courage to walk up to strangers and carry out a survey. I did […]