10 Must Have Experiences in London

I have visited our capital at least once a year for over 30 years. During that time I’ve pretty much seen all the main sights and I have my favourites! Read on for my top 10 must have experiences in London.

A Day of Things to do in Westminster

How to spend a day in Westminster – on foot. Learn some of the history of Englands capital city and also see the home of the UK Government and the Royal Family.

Herculaneum and Pompeii by Train

Pompeii and Herculanum are two ancient Roman towns that were destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Both are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as providing a vivid picture of the lifestyle of the citizens of the Early Roman Empire. If you’re wondering which to visit read on…

Naples – The Highlights

Where to Stay As a surprise for my birthday Richard booked us a 6 night stay in Naples at the UNA Hotel Napoli. This hotel is very well located within the Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, right by the central train station for Naples. Arrival and Departure We had return flights to Naples International Airport and we…

Germany’s Romantic Road

The Romantic Road is probably the best known ‘theme route’ in Germany. Here’s our guide on how to get there and see the highlights in a long weekend.

West Coast Road Trip Day 14

A freezing sunrise at the Grand Canyon and road tripping through the wild west Day 14 – Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas Like most people staying at the Grand Canyon it was an early start this morning to watch the sun rise. We were up at 5am in the freezing cold ready to…

West Coast Road Trip Day 13

Motoring east on Route 66, sunset and camping at the Grand Canyon. Day 13 – Laughlin to Grand Canyon National Park We got breakfast in the hotel this morning, I had a cinnamon bun from Cinnabon – amazing – and Richard had an egg, bacon and cheese bun from Smashburger which was just ok. We…

West Coast Road Trip Day 6

Avenue of the Giants and the Redwood National & State Parks Day 6 – Crescent City to Santa Rosa An early start but it would be worth it, it was time to visit the redwoods. We had our first diner chain breakfast at Denny’s in Crescent City. I had the Strawberries & Cream Pancake Breakfast,…

West Coast Road Trip Day 2

Back to nature in Olympic National Park Day 2 – Port Angeles to Kalaloch After a cold but good nights sleep we were up early to head back into Port Angeles for our sea kayaking tour with Adventures Through Kayaking. We were given wetsuits, life jackets and everything you would need along with a double…

West Coast Road Trip Day 1

Road Trip! Camping and s’mores in the mountains with the Mustang To start our west coast road trip we left Seattle and picked up our Mustang convertible at Sea-Tac which we hired through Alamo. Online check in made the process really quick and we were soon on our way! Our first stop was the Olympic…