The rise of the soberista: meet the fortysomething women giving up alcohol
The rise of the soberista: meet the fortysomething women giving up alcohol

Nikki Walsh

Three colourful homes in Cork, Dublin and Galway for €250,000 and under that will bring a smile to your face
Three colourful homes in Cork, Dublin and Galway for €250,000 and under that will bring...

Megan Burns

Is Miranda Steve’s Big? 
Is Miranda Steve’s Big? 

Sarah Finnan

100 years of Chanel N°5 – the fascinating history of how the world’s most famous scent was born
100 years of Chanel N°5 – the fascinating history of how the world’s most famous...

Holly O'Neill

Lady Gaga, Will Smith, Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman: Hollywood’s obsession with method acting is madness
Lady Gaga, Will Smith, Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman: Hollywood’s obsession with method acting...

Sarah Finnan

Please stop trying to heal me
Please stop trying to heal me

Amanda Cassidy

Vegan comfort: Caribbean pumpkin rice
Vegan comfort: Caribbean pumpkin rice

Meg Walker

How to survive the first mercury retrograde of the year with your dating life intact (according to your zodiac)
How to survive the first mercury retrograde of the year with your dating life intact...

Sarah Finnan

Switching from the new normal back to our old normal. Is it even possible?
Switching from the new normal back to our old normal. Is it even possible?

Amanda Cassidy

Five tips on how to start investing money
Five tips on how to start investing money

IMAGE

Image / Living / Culture
premium
LIVING

Ever wanted to take a career break to try your dream job? This Irish woman did


by Jennifer McShane
13th Aug 2021
blank

Originally from Antrim, Aimee Johnston had been working for Penguin Random House Ireland before taking on a dream opportunity to relocate to the Maldives to sell books 

Have you ever wanted to work in a pop-up book shop? Specifically, have you ever wanted to work in a pop-up book store in a luxury resort, where you can feel the sand beneath your feet during the working day? This is what Aimée Johnston, who works in a busy publishing house in Dublin, decided she wanted to do. Taking this sort of career break is never the easiest of decisions but once she discovered...

You have reached a premium article.

For unlimited digital access to the stories worth paying for, subscribe now to IMAGE from just €4.99 a month
Subscribe