For a long time I have wanted to visit California, especially San Francisco and LA, mostly thanks to the Punk Rock band Rancid, who sing about the locations around their home a lot. So when my flight back to Canada went via this city, I couldn’t resist booking an extra long stopover and having a […]Read More San Francisco – A Brief Visit
Recently I had a little time off in Nice on the Cote D’Azur in the south of France. While Nice is a beautiful town with lots to do, I was drawn away to explore Monaco the tiny country only a short bus ride away Monaco is the second smallest country in the world, only 2 […]Read More Monaco – making a day of it
Well I’ve been rather busy lately. I decided a while ago to apply for a few positions as a guide as I wasn’t overly satisfied with my work at Flight Centre. I wanted to get back to the source of the travel, to be truly involved in making peoples holidays, talking to the people having […]Read More Busabout
So I had another couple of days available, so decided a quick jaunt over to Rome was in order. I’ve never been to Italy before, but I’d heard good things about it, mostly about the food. But we all know about the history, at least some of it. The Ancient Romans, the Vatican and so […]Read More Rome Pt.1
I have some holiday time coming up from my new job, I should be able to get away for 9/10 days depending on how nice my boss is, so I’m thinking about Central/Eastern Europe While I feel like I’ve done a decent amount of traveling, I certainly haven’t done loads (especially compared to some people) […]Read More Where Next?
There’s a lot of different methods of public transport in the world, each one has it’s benefits and problems, so here’s a little of my favourite. If you’re got any transport horror stories, or favourites that I missed, let me know – if I get a lot, I’ll turn them into another post. Trains One […]Read More The Best (and Worst) Ways to get around the world
Seconds away from Jacobs Inn is Connolly Station, with the DART line – but where does the DART go? Well simply enough, it heads along the east coast, both north and south of the city. SOUTH Heading out of Dublin south will treat you some incredible coastal views. Once you get through the sprawl of […]Read More Where Does The DART Go? Blog for Jacobsinn.com