As I love to read (almost as much as I love to travel!), I decided to do some reviews of a few travel-related books which I thought might be of interest to other travellers… So I was delighted to be sent a copy of Working at the End of the World by Con Curtis to… Read More Book Review: Working at the End of the World by Con Curtis
I have just got back from 6 days in fabulous New York City. It was my second visit and I loved it just as much this time as I did the first time I went (3 years ago)! Again, it was a child-free trip with Matt and some friends (we left Freya at home with… Read More New York, New York!
One of the things I NEVER, EVER travel without – wherever I am going – is a swimsuit (or two… or maybe even three!). I love to swim – as you’ll know if you read the post in my ‘Summer Activities’ series – and I take every opportunity I can to get in the water,… Read More Travel Essentials: Swimwear
It’s somehow almost Christmas again (how did that happen??) which means it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your nearest and dearest… so here are a few of my suggestions if you have a keen traveller to buy gifts for: A compact camera. I know phone cameras are pretty good nowadays but ‘proper’ cameras… Read More My Top 10 Gifts for Travellers
Let’s be honest, we are all getting more and more concerned about the deteriorating state of our beautiful planet (or at least most of us are!). As someone who loves to travel, this is a bit of a dilemma since travel in itself – particularly air travel – is not particularly environmentally friendly… and the… Read More My Top Tips for Sustainable Travel
After the success of my ‘Summer Activities’ series, I thought it was only right to do a ‘Winter Activities’ series too. I know it’s a little early, but I feel like it’s time to get in the mood for some winter fun… it’s starting to get pretty cold now after all! And where better to… Read More Winter Activities: Skiing
If you’ve been reading my posts for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of scenic railway journeys (The Jacobite, Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacifico, etc), but I actually really enjoy travelling anywhere by train! But what are the advantages of taking the train over going by car? The train is much more relaxing –… Read More Why I’d Rather Take the Train!
It’s now only two weeks until I head off to New York for 6 days… and I cannot wait! But there is always so much to do when you are getting ready to go away – and even more so this time as we are leaving our daughter behind with her grandparents! Which got me… Read More Countdown to New York…