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!
We’ve all had times when travelling – whether for business or pleasure – when things have not gone to plan… flights delayed or cancelled, hotels not booked when we’ve arrived… but there are also times when things happen that are more than just an inconvenience, they are actually quite scary! So here are my scariest… Read More My Scariest Travel Experiences
Most of us have suffered with travel sickness at some point in our lives… whether it was going on a family holiday as a child; on a bus journey along that winding, mountain road in South America; or on a particularly choppy boat trip! But is there anything you can do to help (or to… Read More Dealing with Travel Sickness
I had heard a lot about the Hollowell Steam and Heavy Horse Show (to give it it’s full title) from friends but we had never been, even though it takes place only 30 minutes drive from our house. So this year, we were free on the weekend of 7/8 July when it was taking place… Read More Review: Hollowell Steam Show 2018
Let me start by saying I love going to new places and seeing the world… but what I don’t love is having to fly to get there! Which is a bit of a problem really, isn’t it?! Love exploring, hate flying! But I try not to let it stop me travelling… after all I wouldn’t… Read More How I Deal With My Fear Of Flying
For many of us, the journey itself is all part going on holiday and can often be an enjoyable experience… unless you have a VERY long time to spend cooped up in an aeroplane course! So, how do you survive a long haul flight and disembark at your destination feeling relaxed and ready to enjoy… Read More My Top Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight
The first thing to say is that I am a big fan of trains generally… it comes from having parents who didn’t drive and a dad who is keen on railways! The majority of my holidays as a child involved rail travel and, to pass the time, we would watch other trains passing by and… Read More My Favourite Train Journeys: Fort William to Mallaig (The Hogwarts Express)