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Best Coffee Spots in South Dublin

By Katy Thornton / September 15, 2020

Looking for some great coffee spots in South Dublin, but want to avoid going to a popular chain? With the likes of Starbucks and Insomnia popping up on every available corner (with there sometimes being two to a street) it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find good quality coffee out there. Sometimes it is just easier […]


Weird laws from around the world

By Katie Boland / September 15, 2020

In each country, there’s always that one law that leaves people scratching their heads. Ireland for example, accidentally made all drugs legal for 24 hours in 2016. Each country has laws that were relevant at the time of writing but, with the world becoming more open and advanced, some of the original laws written become […]


8 new cuisines you can try in Dublin

By Kamila Mushkina / September 14, 2020

The most popular cuisines in Ireland include Chinese, Thai, Italian, Indian, and Mexican. However, there are many more international cuisines that are worth a try. Here are 8 new cuisines you can try and even more restaurants where you can find them in Dublin. Korean Mostly based on rice, vegetables, and meats, Korean cuisine is […]


Lockdown Habits We Should Keep

By Michaela Moriarty / September 14, 2020

There’s no denying that our routines changed a bit during the lockdown. It taught us what to prioritise and made us reassess our habits. We may have picked up some different or new habits while adapting. Here are some of the lockdown habits that we should continue doing even though it is over. Support Local […]


Fodder: The Booming Cafe in the Woods

By Emily Booth / September 11, 2020

Not many cafes can say they are officially recommended by their national government, but Fodder has recently become one.  It’s safe to say this year has been rough for the hospitality industry. Restaurants and cafes are operating under heavy restrictions, pubs and bars even more so, and clubs having no clear reopening date in sight. […]


Family dynamics: Do siblings make a difference?

By Katie Boland / September 11, 2020

The CSO states that from the last census taken, the amount of children an average household has is between one and two. There are more and more couples in Ireland only having one child. There’s a variety of reasons for this; whether it be economical, age, fertility issues, or it could simply be that they […]


8 Walks to Try in Ireland this Autumn

By Michaela Moriarty / September 10, 2020

Now that the weather has cooled down and the leaves are starting to turn, it’s one of the most opportune times to go for a few walks in Ireland this autumn. You’ll find multiple walking trails around the island for the casual walkers, serious hikers, and everyone in between. Walking became a big part of […]


Stress-baking: why we baked more during quarantine

By Kamila Mushkina / September 9, 2020

During the lockdown, we were stuck at home trying to entertain ourselves and get rid of stress. For many of us, baking during quarantine has become a remedy. So why does baking have such a calming effect on us? Stress-baking in times of crisis Since the lockdown hit, I’ve seen so many people posting their […]


Moving to Ireland (Expectations vs Reality)

By Tami Pereira / September 9, 2020

As a Spanish Erasmus student, moving to Ireland or another country was what I have been waiting for, for four years. The expectations were high: improving my English (whilst learning some Irish), meeting students from all around the world, feeling part of a community, going to the craziest parties and getting professional experience. But…did they […]


7 Spanish dishes to cook during the week

By Tami Pereira / September 8, 2020

Feeling hungry and tired of cooking the same dishes all over again? Babylon brings you 7 meals for 7 days, a culinary journey from home. Today, we will get into the delicious Spanish cuisine: 7 Spanish dishes for the week. This gastronomy is characterised by being one of the healthiest diets of the world and […]

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