Picture the scene: cobbled streets, quirky buildings, 2000 years of history, a huge cathedral, a river, lots of pubs, restaurants, shops.... My husband and I chose York for a romantic four day mini-break because I have always wanted to go there (and he likes to keep me happy) - a decision we did not regret. … Continue reading 5 things to do in York, UK
Well, well, well. What fun is to be had in the Italian capital of Rome. I went from Friday-Monday with my mum, and we saw as much as we could in those four days. Here's a little about my trip... Feel free to contact me if you have questions or want tips and ideas for … Continue reading A long weekend in Rome
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People say to me all the time that I am lucky. This is because I do all sorts of fun things* and then I post photos and write about it on my social media. But I am not lucky. I don't even really believe in luck. I do believe in taking 100% responsibility for my … Continue reading More fun and adventure
A long weekend in the Lincolnshire Wolds with dogs - great UK mini-break.
Hello, lovely readers! I hope you're having a splendid day, and 2018 is going well for you so far. Have you thought about what you'd like to achieve this year? Me, I want to read more and travel more and exercise more - the usual. Most of all, I want to write more. As well … Continue reading Happy New Year! + Mini-break in Bath
Review of a trip to Kefalonia, including where to stay, costs, food, and stuff to do.
I recently travelled to the US and Canada for quite an adventure. Here's the story of my trip... Some trip facts: We flew approx. 7,000 miles there and back. We drove 1127 miles in a rented Toyota RAV4 (driving in the US & Canada was a dream compared to the UK). We walked almost 46 miles in 8 days. … Continue reading My New York – Niagara Falls – Washington DC Adventure
It is a little late to say this, but May was National Walking Month. Here are some facts about walking that might encourage more people to give it a go... A 30 minute walk a day and you'll have: 50% better chance of avoiding Alzheimer's or dementia. 40% decreased likelihood that you'll suffer from heart … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Take up Walking
A blog entry is long overdue, time really has flown past and it's hard to believe it's October already. I love the autumn leaves, although I seem to be suffering from asthma, which is made worse by the cold weather. Ho hum. France & Spain trip So anyhoo, I had a wonderful holiday in the … Continue reading France, Spain, and my Twilight Saga addiction