Where is Tara?

Tara was born in New Zealand but was brought up in Ireland, or, as she describes herself, 'a hobbit raised by leprechauns'! We love Tara's travel blogging for her colourful writing and eye-popping photography. She's also active on her social channels listed below, so go check her out.

Where is Tara?

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23rd May 2022 by Where is Tara?

Derry Jazz Festival – A Guide

If you’re considering visiting Derry for one of the city’s many festivals then I’m here to convince you that Derry Jazz Festival is the one! My very first jazz festival was the Elbjazz Festival in Hamburg, Germany. I remember being completely amazed by the family-friendly festival atmosphere. Ever since then I’ve had a very serious grá for jazz festivals and the City of Derry Jazz Festival is my absolute favourite. Let me tell you why…...

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10th May 2022 by Where is Tara?

Exploring Estes Park, Colorado – More than a gateway

There is a small town in Colorado, just an hour from Denver, where the outdoors is infinitely accessible and nature overflows and blends into every day life. Estes Park, often known as the base camp for or gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, is a small mountain town with a population of less than 7000....

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6th May 2022 by Where is Tara?

18 wonderful things to do in Derry

There’s no shortage of amazing things to do in Derry, especially now that it has shot to fame after the huge success of Derry Girls. Whether you’re a Michelle or a Clare (like me) there’s something to suit everyone in Derry. Not only is there plenty to do in Derry itself, but it’s also a brilliant base for exploring The Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coast in the opposite direction. However, with all there is to see in Derry you’ll have barely have time to think about exploring...

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8th March 2020 by Where is Tara?

8 reasons why I want to visit Kerala, India

Sadly I’ve never been to India, but ever since a couple of my friends participated in the Kerala Blog Express I’ve wanted to explore this stunning part of South India. All their social media posts, blogs and videos convinced me to put Kerala (also known as God’s Own Country) on my bucket list! Here are some of the many reasons why I want to visit Kerala....

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14th January 2020 by Where is Tara?

5 days in LA – Complete itinerary, where to stay and more

In need of some fun, sun, sand and starlight? Same. So let’s take a little trip together and spend 5 days in L.A. We deserve it. In this post I take you through all the glorious things you can get up to with just 5 days in the City of Angels as well as practical tips about LAX, how to get around and more....

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14th October 2019 by Where is Tara?

Incredible things to do in Mayo, Ireland

ayo is an incredibly underrated county on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way on the West coast. In this article I’m going to give you all the info on the best things to do in Mayo County. From secret beaches to fairy stones and dark sky parks, Mayo has something for everyone. Here’s what you need to know....

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30th September 2019 by Where is Tara?

The best cheap eats in Rome

Visiting Rome but don’t want to break the bank? Then we have the guide for you. This article will guide you through all the best cheap eats in Rome so that you can dine like royalty without being afraid to check your account balance afterwards....

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16th August 2019 by Where is Tara?

Dublin airport tips, tricks and hacks

Airports can be stressful at the best of times. However, we’ve put together all of our best Dublin Airport tips and tricks to make your airport experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible....

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8th August 2019 by Where is Tara?

Vivid Grand Show – A Berlin theatre break

I love a good show. I love bright, colourful, beautiful things. Light shows and acrobatics absolutely make my day. So when I was invited to view the Vivid Grand Show at the Friedrichstadt-Palast Theatre in Berlin I could hardly wait....