Hi, I’m Patrick! I’m a gay solo travel blogger, digital nomad and freelance writer from Ireland. I create content about places which are inclusive and welcoming, and I’ve seen a few, with over 60 countries under my belt.

I think travel can change your life, whether it’s one week out of your routine, or time spent living or working overseas.

Planet Patrick is where I write about Ireland & beyond, plus all the ways to get to where you’re going. Yes, it’s all about flights, plus the journeys that connect our travels in our home countries and around the world.

This is Planet Patrick.

I encourage you to make the most of your travel time, whether it’s a quick getaway from the desk, or planning a bigger personal adventure. Use the ‘Search’ bar at the top of the page to get kicked off, or enjoy my video guides on YouTube.


My Story

Planet Patrick was born in the summer of 2006 to document my travels around Europe and has grown from there to encompass trip reports, destination guides and to express my love of food. In a world of travel writing which is becoming depersonalised through AI, my travel writing is always personal. These are my on-the-road experiences as a solo traveler.

Why is this site called “This is Planet Patrick”?

It’s very simple! On my YouTube channel, I introduce almost every video by mentioning where I’m visiting in that video, and then I say “This is Planet Patrick”. It happened very naturally, it’s almost like someone says on CNN or the BBC! And so, this website took on the name “this is Planet Patrick”.

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