I love camping (as you’ll know if you’ve read some of my previous posts!) and I love the Peak District! So this weekend I combined the two and spent two days with family and friends camping in the Peak District! Unfortunately due to other commitments we only managed one night but we made the most… Read More Camping in the Peak District
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
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….
There are some obvious advantages to travelling with only carry-on luggage… On some airlines you have to pay extra for checked in luggage, so travelling without saves you money. It also saves time as you are quicker checking in and, more importantly, you don’t have to queue for ages at the carousel to retrieve your… Read More Hand Luggage Only!
As we are now half way through 2018, I decided to have a look through the photos I’ve taken so far this year… and these are some of my favourites: I love this photo of my family lighting my birthday cake together – it was a job to light 46 candles quickly I can tell… Read More Friday Feature: My Favourite Photos
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