A Whirlwind Football Getaway

It seemed like a crazy idea when we first thought about it, getting tickets to one of the biggest rivalry matches in the Bundesliga, spending less than 48 hours in Germany and flying home. It was good fun though! We made it to the airport after work on Friday with no major delays and boarded…

First Trip to an EPL Game

One of our UK to dos was to go to a premier league game. Since we live in the north, there is no obvious team so support, we are equally close to Manchester and Liverpool, and Newcastle isn’t much further.  Based on ticket prices and the fact that we hadn’t yet been to Liverpool, I…

Ireland Part III: Guinness and Football in Dublin

After arriving in Dublin and checking into our hotel, we headed to the Guinness tour.  While a bit pricey (like it seems most attractions here are) it was worth a look.  The exhibits and self guided tour are informative and the building itself is artistic.  I would recommend spending at least an hour and a half…