10 Most instagrammable locations of the world and gorgeous dresses to go with them.

If you spend any significant time on Instagram these days, you have seen those amazing photos of pretty girls in floaty romantic dresses posing candidly in front of an iconic site. Those dresses, while beautiful, certainly don’t look like something a real traveller would ever consider wearing as it would be just plain uncomfortable. I […]

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Blogger Recognition Award Nomination

Hi guys! I’m so excited to announce that adventuresofarussianspy.com has been nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award! It’s an absolutely amazing feeling to have your work noticed and recognized! A big shout out to The Travelling Pixie for the nomination, it is truly appreciated. Travelling Pixie is a beautiful blog dedicated to travel, food and drink, with […]

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Photo Shoot at Mallow Castle

Not too long ago, I did a photo shoot with a very good friend of mine at one of Cork’s lesser known castles – Mallow castle. It is located right in Mallow town, about 30 minute drive from Cork. Mallow has a very rich history, and is a quaint little place, perfect for a leisurely […]

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10 Best Beer Gardens in Cork City

Summer is definitely here in full force and what can be better on a warm Saturday evening than to relax outside on a patio with a pint (or seven) and enjoy the sun. Here is the Russian Spy’s list of best beer gardens in Cork city. 1. Electric – located in a beautiful art deco […]

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Top 12 free (or almost free) things to do in Cork city, like.

As an adopted Corkonian, I truly believe (as a lot of Cork people do), that Cork is a real capital of Ireland! Sorry, Dubliners, don’t hate!.. If that’s possible for you :). Cork has all the conveniences of a big city – great restaurants, bars, fantastic shopping, yet it’s small and compact. For the most […]

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Things to do around Cork

Cork county is certainly one of the most spectacular places in the world. With stunning beaches, rugged coastal scenery, quaint little towns and mysterious castles, it has so much to offer. There are several tour companies that you can use if you prefer to have a guided tour, but you can also easily explore the […]

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How to get free or cheap things in Cork city

Patrick street, the main street in Cork

Cork is a beautiful city in the South of Ireland, and if you are lucky enough to be here on a sunny day you will find the city just buzzing with people having pints or coffee outside, hanging out in parks or sitting on benches on the riverside boardwalk. According to the people of Cork, […]

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