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In Lifestyle, NI Homes & Lifestyle by Claire Craig

If you’re a skiing enthusiast heading for the French Alps, Lyon is a great entry point, especially as there is a winter flight direct from Belfast. However if skiing is not your thing and your idea of sport is inclined towards fighting your way through a seven course tasting menu, Lyon is definitely the place for you. There are three …

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For the love of beards

In Lifestyle, NI Homes & Lifestyle by BayviewAdmin

When Adam Henshaw, 34, asked a friend to set him up on a date in October 2014 little did he know how much, or how fast his life would change. Within six weeks of meeting, Adam and Laura Harkin had jumped head first not only into a serious relationship but had taken the first steps to starting their own business. …

Design Fusion

In Inspiration, NI Homes & Lifestyle, Real Homes by BayviewAdmin

A life-long love of travel was one of the biggest influences on Jennifer and Daniel’s home and interior choices. Having travelled all over the world the couple, who are both originally from the United States, have been settled in Northern Ireland for the last few years, though Daniel continues to work internationally and the eldest of their three children is …

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High Speed to Córdoba

In Lifestyle by Claire Craig

Córdoba’s appeal lies in its spectacular old town. Its principal draw, the Mezquita, once a mosque but today a cathedral, merges Moorish arches and ornate chapels, making it one of the most incredible religious buildings in the world. The city’s Jewish quarter is full of interesting alleys and a Roman bridge across the Guadalquivir makes this a must on any …

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Brilliantly Bespoke

In Irish Kitchens, Real Homes by Claire Craig

Jacqueline and Francis’ kitchen is proof that stripped back simplicity can pack a real punch in the style stakes. White walls, pale wood and handleless cabinetry work together to create a stunning scheme that sits perfectly in its surroundings. Jacqueline said: “We like things plain and simple without any fuss. I’d done a good bit of research when it came …