Adventure Travel Experts - Abbey Travel, Ireland

Adventures Travel Experts

Monica Rossi

I started in the travel business 14 years ago and I have been working with Abbey Travel since 2006 in the long haul, Australia and Adventure Department.

I am very passionate about travel and being an Australian specialist I have visited most of the country in the past few years. I especially love Western Australia, as it has some of the most wonderful landscapes.

In Asia I have visited Thailand and Singapore and I have been in Argentina & Brazil, where the highlight had to be Iguazu Falls, one of the most overpowering natural wonders.

I have recently been to Tanzania and climbed Kilimanjaro, this was the most amazing and unforgettable experience I have had so far and for sure it won't be the last.

If you need any advice particularly on Australia please call me directly on 01 804 7181 or email

Karen O'Neill

I've been in the travel industry for 17 years and have been with Abbey Travel for nearly 8 years in the Longhaul section mainly dealing with Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Adventure Travel. On my visit to Australia I really enjoyed Cairns and Melbourne. I have also travelled to Malaysia, Kenya, Tanzania and Nepal.  I would say my favourite place was probably Nepal.

Please do not hesitate to contact me on 01 804 7117 or email

Kathryn McCarthy

I have worked in the travel business for a long time now. I have travelled through Asia backpacking, staying in beach huts and now like a little bit of luxury!! I have also had a few funny & hairy experiences but all make a good story. There are some amazing hotels in Asia that are really good value too.

My favorite places are anywhere in Thailand, Malaysia, Bali, Sydney, Melbourne, Whitsunday’s and for amazing scenery you can't beat Queenstown in New Zealand.

If you require any information on Australia, New Zealand, Asia or Adventure holidays in general please do not hesitate to contact me on 01 804 7136 or

Maura O'Connor

I have been with Abbey Travel for 16 years in May - not long at all !!! During this time I have been specialising in holidays to Australia, New Zealand and long haul destinations ...

I have travelled all through Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Africa.  As I have been working in the longhaul department I have been lucky enough to have travelled to many wonderful destinations taking in some amazing sights. Paje Beach, Zanzibar in Tanzania being one of  the best beaches in the world, I can honestly say it is "a little bit of heaven on earth". Deserted white sand beaches and aqua blue water ...

Another one of my favourites is Thailand, it really is a place any age can go, I have been there as an  "Island hopper " seeking fun and excitement, and I have also gone recently with my hubby and 1 year old son. Both times I have loved it. It is full of great people and fantastic food, you always leave Thailand wanting to go back again.

I think you can take it that I have the travel bug and it makes my job a lot easier when I can advise and give information to my clients first hand on places a little further away from home that they wish to travel to. I believe informing clients honestly and finding the most cost effective ways to travel is the most important part of our jobs, I can safely say everyone here at Abbey Travel is doing just that!!!

If you need any advice just call me on 01 804 7182 or email

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