Sunday March 29, 2020

Join the vintage tea party and have a cuppa with friends

After a career in property, Karen Nixon fancied a change – and creating her new endeavour Vintage Tea Tours has been a delightful journey

23rd February, 2020
Spill the tea: Karen Nixon of Vintage Tea Trips aims to offer a cosy space for friends to chat

When Karen Nixon decided on a new career direction after a career in property, she took a London bus.

The 44-year-old, who is originally from Walkinstown in west Dublin, wanted to offer people afternoon tea on a vintage bus tour of famous sights in Dublin city centre.

Her search for a suitable vehicle led her to London and a Routemaster originally used by London Transport in the 1960s and then by David Shepherd, a late...

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