I think most people have a list of places they would love to visit in their lifetime – some will tick them all off, some won't… I certainly hope to complete my list! So here are some of the places on my wish-list right now: Machu Picchu, Peru Probably one of the most famous archaeological … Continue reading My Travel Bucket List
London has some fantastic markets, selling everything from food, to clothing to antiques and bric-a-brac… Research them before you visit as many of them specialise. It is also worth checking out what days they are open as some are not open every day or sell particular goods on specific days. Here are a few of … Continue reading In Brief: A Few of My Favourite London Markets
I have just returned from a great midweek break in London... my daughter was away on a school trip, so I decided to take advantage of some very rare free time! I am often in London at the weekend when it is very busy so I was looking forward to a slightly quieter trip this … Continue reading A few days in London…
Going away for the weekend can sometimes be even more tricky to pack for than going on a full-blown holiday… Why? Because, if you are like me, you still want to make sure you’ve got every possible situation covered: beach – check; walking round town – check; night out – check; rain/sun/snow – check; and … Continue reading My Weekend Break Essentials!
I love Devon and Cornwall. If the weather is good, they are fantastic holiday destinations. And therein lies the problem... I have spent many holidays in Devon and Cornwall staring out of tent flaps and campervan windows watching the rain beating down! But I guess that's a risk you take anywhere... One of my favourite … Continue reading A Postcard from… Croyde Bay
We visited Club La Santa (https://www.clublasanta.co.uk/) in Lanzarote as a group in February 2017, flying out from Birmingham with Monarch Airlines. It is then only a short transfer from the airport in Lanzarote to the complex. Having read a few reviews online before travelling (often a mistake!), we were pleasantly surprised by the standard of … Continue reading An Active Week at Club La Santa, Lanzarote
I have visited lots of places in my life so far, some of which I have enjoyed and some not so much! At the extreme, are those places which have made a lasting impression on me. We've all visited places and gone 'Wow!', and the following destinations - in no particular order - are ones which … Continue reading In Brief: My Favourite Places