I have always loved travelling but have never really given much thought as to why it has become such a passion of mine. Until recently that is, when I started to wonder what drove me to constantly be looking to head off and explore somewhere new… I seem to have spent the last 25 years… Read More Why I Love Travelling
We visited Cuba back in 2005 and fell in love with it’s faded grandeur, beautiful beaches, colonial architecture and friendly people. I would love to go back again before it changes irreversibly and loses much of it’s charm. Following the death of Cuba’s charismatic leader, Fidel Castro, and the renewing of relations with the US,… Read More Throwback Thursday: Captivating Cuba
Today’s post is a little different to my usual travel posts. I’m going to try and teach you a few useful words and phrases in Spanish that you can try out on your next visit to a Spanish speaking country… I hope you’re ready to give it a little go? The main thing to remember… Read More Let’s Learn Spanish!
I decided it was time for some more of my favourite travel photos… so here are a few more images that I love from my travels over the years, some are digital images and some were taken on a film camera and scanned in (it shouldn’t be too hard to tell which are which!): Loch… Read More My Favourite Travel Photos: Part 2
What do you think of when someone mentions Spain’s ever-popular holiday destination, Benidorm? Sunshine? Vast, sandy beaches? Lively nightlife? Maybe you think of all of these things… I know I certainly do! As you already know, I’m a big fan of travel in general but one of my very favourite places to visit in Europe… Read More Why I Want to Visit Benidorm!
I’ll be honest, I can’t resist a souvenir, however tacky it may be! I have this need to surround myself at home with items I have bought on my travels. Even the cloakroom is decorated with pictures from Brazil, dolls from India, a wooden statue from the Gambia, a vase from the Maldives… you get… Read More My Favourite Souvenirs
Here we are at the start of 2018 and a fresh, new year of travel awaits… hopefully! But, due to various unforeseen circumstances my travel for this year is not as well-planned as I thought it was just a few months ago! We should have been going on a group trip to Lanzarote for a… Read More My 2018 Travel Plans
I took a number of trips in 2017 – some were short breaks and some week-long holidays as a couple, as a family, or with friends… not to mention too many day trips to remember! What’s more, I really enjoyed them all! My first holiday of the year was in February when I visited Club… Read More Travel Review 2017