Mary plunkett

Mary Plunkett

Mary’s curious personality means that she is forever looking to explore new places and cultures. Like many Irish kids, Mary first got a taste for travel on family camping holidays to France. From there she studied French and Spanish at university, using her studies as a healthy excuse to travel around Europe. She has lived in London, Paris and Barcelona where her adventures include everything from corporate cocktails in Clerkenwell to beach parties in Andalusia. A self-confessed foodie, she loves to sample the local food and discover the spots that are off the beaten track in any city she visits.

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10 Alternatives to the Traditional Paris Hotspots

There's plenty of neighbourhoods and districts you can add to your itinerary when you visit Paris that offer an alternative to the traditional tourist to-do list. Here's our top ten.

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15 Images That Will Make You Want to Visit India

India is an immense landscape that is begging to be explored. Enormous cities contrasted against vast spaces of rural tranquility in a country that is famous for its supreme beauty and jawdropping scenery...

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London travel guide of neighbourhoods for you to explore

London is one of those cities where the burden of choice can almost overwhelm you. If you’re stopping off in the British capital for a city break or weekend away you’ll almost certainly wish you’d booked more time to spend in this remarkable city. One of the things...

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Experience traditional Thai life in Bangkok homestay

Hosts Tanisara and Am live in the west of Bangkok, an area that offers all of the buzz of this international city while still allowing guests a glimpse at authentic local Thai culture and life.

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Travel to New Zealand will awaken your soul

While New Zealand may be a long flight for most of us, the journey to get there is unquestionably worth it. With breathtaking scenery and a tranquillity that is unparalleled, here's 13 images of New Zealand that will make you want to explore.

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Travel to Mexico for the Day of the Dead festival

With the release of Disney movie "Coco", we take a look at Mexico's distinctive culture and history for the Day of the Dead festival View the photo guide to this colourful festival.

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10 of the best brunches in Vancouver

Vancouver is a city that does so many things well, but if there is one thing it really excels at, it's brunch. Vancouverites are passionate about their weekend egg sessions and the race to get...

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14 places to visit in Vietnam that will make you want to travel

Vietnam is hot on the list of many backpackers trips, but it's a country that has a lot to offer whatever your style of travel. From tranquil landscapes and picture-perfect seascapes...

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The best street food NYC has to offer

Discover New York City through its food trucks and get an authentic taste of American food at its greatest with our guide to the best street food in The Big Apple.

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The Best Brunch Berlin has to Offer

Discover Berlin's best breakfast cafés with the local guide from Find the best brunches in Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain to set you up for the day.