During my years of travelling I have stayed in all sorts of accommodation (and not all of it good!). Nowadays I tend to stay in hotels (if I’m not camping) but in the past I have used many hostels across the world… so what are the pros and cons of each type of accommodation? Hostels… Read More Hotels vs Hostels
It was with much excitement we boarded the double-decker bus parked in the square in Hessle (near Hull)… there must have been around 60 of us – ranging all the way from babies up to 85 year olds – and only the select few knew where we were going! It was Matt’s cousins 60th birthday… Read More A Day at the Beach!
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about where I would go if money were no object… but, honestly, I’m struggling to decide! There are just so many places in the world that I REALLY want to visit… I suppose a trip to Antarctica would be at the very top of my list… it just looks incredibly… Read More If money were no object….
I used to live and work in Winchester (Hampshire, England) many years ago and it is somewhere I’ve always loved so when my hubby asked if I’d like to spend a couple of days there for our wedding anniversary I jumped at the chance… We decided to spend the night at the hotel where we… Read More 24 Hours in Winchester, Hampshire
Have you got lots of plans for this summer? Or are you more of a ‘let’s wait and see what happens’ type person? I’m a bit of a planner – not particularly because I like to be organised but because I like to have something to look forward to… so here are a few of… Read More My Summer 2018 Wishlist
Craggy, snow-covered peaks, deep lochs and wild landscapes… that’s what most people think of when you mention Scotland’s highland scenery. But so far, my experience had not stretched beyond the big Scottish cities which I had visited for work, so I was desperate to see and experience some of its rugged beauty that I had… Read More Scenic Scotland
With the exception of a few periods of my life where I have worked or studied overseas, I have always lived in England. And I think when you live somewhere you don’t always appreciate all that it has to offer… which is why it’s great fun sometimes to pretend to be a tourist in your… Read More My Top 10 Things To Do in England
So you’ve got a tent and all the gear, you’ve chosen an area to visit for your camping trip… now what? It’s time to book your campsite of course! And there are a number of key points to consider when looking for a campsite: Is the location suitable, ie can you walk to a town/village/nearest… Read More Choosing a Campsite