We spend about one third of our life sleeping, which is roughly 56 hours a week, 240 hours a month, and 2920 hours a year. I believe you should dress your bed as carefully as you dress yourself to ensure the perfect nights sleep. Breath fresh air into your bedroom and truly make it a [...]
Francis Brennan Grand Tour is back due to popular demand! This time he visited India. Tune into RTE 1 on July 17th and see the first episode of his Indian adventure. You will not believe what happened as the journey of a lifetime unfolds.
Exciting news. Some very special people are going to win Trips of a Lifetime to Ireland and the Park Hotel Kenmare this St.Patrick’s Day. It is top secret at the moment but I shall update you over the next few days on @francisbrennanb ....from California !
RTÉ's television series Francis Brennan's Grand Tour is returning to our screens this summer and you could be one of the holidaymakers taking part in the adventure of a lifetime. This year Francis will face a new set of challenges as he becomes a tour guide for 10 holidaymakers on a 10 night escorted holiday [...]
We all need a little bit of colour in our lives. Colour sets the mood and the tone of the home – some colours are vivacious and energetic while others are much more calming and relaxing by nature. Whether you want a pop or burst here and there, or you want to pack a colourful punch, [...]
I travel an awful lot, and I can honestly say I’ve experienced most of the world’s travel systems, so I like to think I’m a bit of an expert. I’ve taken taxis in New York, where it’s practically an Olympic event, and flown on most major airlines, and I also have to drive a lot [...]
Here’s a nice recipe from the Park Hotel Kenmare for a quick scone mix, if you have time. Park Hotel Kenmare scones (makes twelve) Combine flour, baking powder and salt, and sift into a large mixing bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or rub it in using your fingers until mixture resembles coarse [...]
1. Put the kettle on to boil. 2. When it has almost boiled, splash some of the hot water into the teapot and swish it around to warm the pot. You can use a china pot or a stainless-steel one. I prefer china, because it looks so nice and I think the flavour’s better. 3. [...]
Never are manners so important as when you’re travelling on an aircraft. Modern air travel has us all packed in like sardines, and that’s after having had to remove what feels like every stitch of clothing in security. It’s vital that we remember our manners, both before and during the flight. This can be difficult [...]