As the end of 2014 hurtles towards us I took some time to think back over the last year. Yet again it’s been one filled with many travels both home and away and a lot of fabulous memories. Here are just a few on the highlights, all travel related of course!Read More
I’d read about the wild and stunning Northumberland scenery and its rugged coastline, but always wondered whether it was worth a trip, especially as there didn’t seem anywhere decent to stay and I was never into Harry Potter, which was filmed up there.
So, when I heard about a medieval pub in a quaint village which was undergoing a smart makeover, I got the long weekend booked. And, I have to say, I’m so glad I did. Julian and I left asking why, as lovers of Great Britain’s big country (not the 80’s band incidentally), we hadn’t been before.Read More
Over the next few weeks I’m going to be travelling extensively through Laos and Cambodia reviewing lots of hotels, tours and other exciting things which I’ll be telling you about over the coming months. Most of the trip will be overland and I will be spending a lot of time on the road. This got me thinking about how most people always seem to want to fly everywhere when they travel and what a great opportunity they could be missing out on. Granted distance may prohibit travelling by road and to be honest I’m guilty of trying to save time by flying, but after many a delay and way too much time at airports, the Hubby and I are definitely starting to favour road travel; it’s a chance to sit still, watch real life unfold around you (not one put on for the tourist) and of course it makes for a great photo opportunity.Read More
Every once in a while we need to allow our bodies to break away from the vicious clutches of our stressful lifestyles and do something a little nurturing for ourselves. After the onslaught of Christmas, a busy start to the year with work plus the totally depressing weather which reduced me to being a total hermit for 2 months, I was definitely in need of a spring clean – both mentally and physically – and to get a renewed appreciation of the outdoors before I went completely barking.Read More