Riverdance Revisited – A New Planet Patrick Tour

In case you’re new here or haven’t yet spotted my twice-weekly videos, here is my marketing blurb about what the Planet Patrick YouTube channel is all about: If  you’re new here, I’m a solo travel YouTuber with a taste for luxury.  This series is called Riverdance Revisited and loosely traces the itinerary I followed as … Read more

Finding an Authentic Voice

I was in Canada last week. On one evening in Ottawa, the rain started to tumble in fat generous drops, what some Irish people might call ‘wet rain’, instantly soaking umbrellas and jeans and shoes. I walked along Bank Street, its rainbow flags and cannabis shops blending softly in the reflection of the wet pavement, … Read more

This blog is changing shape

It is time to admit it to myself. This blog has to change shape! For a while there, I was trying to write up each travel experience as well as documenting it on the Planet Patrick YouTube channel AND on Instagram. Or maybe it’s more accurate to say FEELING GUILTY about not doing it enough. … Read more

Caledonian Sleeper – Luxury Hotel Train – Classic Room FULL Review! London to Glasgow

Who doesn’t want to stay in luxury? On a train? Falling asleep to the clickety-clackety sound as you speed through darkened countryside, awaking to a rich breakfast served by liveried staff members on silver trays… HOLD ON – that’s the Orient Express. The Caledonian Sleeper is a different kind of luxury: practical comfort. Let me … Read more