With the New Year imminently upon us it’s time to start thinking about jetting off to a new and exciting location. Hopefully you are looking forward to a year of fun and adventure in 2019, so can’t wait to start pulling your ideas together right away… If you’re looking for bucket list experiences then you… Read More Ultimate Holiday Inspiration for 2019!
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
As you’ll know if you are a regular reader of my blog, I’m a big fan of getting out into the great outdoors at every opportunity I get, so when I was asked to write a post on outdoor clothing by Simply Hike I jumped at the chance! Now I love getting out walking, whatever the weather… and,… Read More Wrapping up Warm for Winter!
Camden is one of my favourite parts of London. It’s such a bustling, vibrant place with lots to see and a lively atmosphere! Whilst it’s a bit more touristy (and tacky?) now than it was years ago, it’s still a fun place to spend a few hours. I’d never taken my 12 year old daughter… Read More An Afternoon in Camden, London
We booked a week long break in a four bedroom Executive Lodge at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest (Cumbria, UK) for my parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary in August… we were a party of 8, ranging in age from 9-76! The summer had been beautiful so far so we were hoping for more of the same for… Read More A Family Break at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest
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