In London, the average high temperature during summer is 21℃ – but today the mercury hit 33℃. 33℃! This is […]
Archive for ‘Travel’
Ladies Who Lunch
Eight years ago I worked for one year at a little Catholic primary school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England. It was a […]
Groundhog Day for Tim Minchin
If you get the chance to see Tim Minchin’s new musical Groundhog Day – do it. Just do it. It […]
Getting Our Fringe On
How’s this for a rooky traveller error…. we flew up to Edinburgh and only took carry on hand luggage, but […]
reLaxing in London
When I first came to London, back in 2005, there was so much excitement that I couldn’t quite contain myself. […]
And I Have Walked 500 Miles…
There were apparently a couple of streets that we hadn’t walked down in Paris – so with Felicity not having […]
Saying Goodbye – Parisian Style
I can’t quite believe that this leg of our journey has come to an end. This is the last night […]
Let Them Eat Cake!
Versailles! One of the most amazingly grotesque displays of wealth that I have ever seen! It is beautiful and tasteful […]
An Authentic French Experience
Thanks to Google and to Fliss and Tammy, we found the most gorgeous little French restaurant – that shouldn’t be […]
Excuse’ Mwa, Ou Est La Sortie?
The Louvre is one hell of a massive building! They say it would take years to see every piece of […]
Look Out Paris – Here We Come!
So we arrived in Paris, dumped our bags and headed straight for the central hub of this gorgeous city – […]
Shall We Have a Glass of Bolly Darl?
One of the main ‘wants’ on Felicity’s list was to visit wineries in the Champagne region. Having worked in the […]
Michelin Hit and Miss
The Chateau de Fere has a Michelin Star restaurant and although I don’t quite understand what you need to do […]
Walk Forest… Walk!
In the past 2 – 3 weeks I have walked 307,248 steps. That’s a lot of steps. Hence there has […]
Let me just show you again how excited we were to be headed to a (renovated) 12th centry castle in […]
Last Day in Amsterdam
Our last full day in Amsterdam and we chose another area of the city that we hadn’t yet walked through […]
Windmills and Whatnots
First things first – breakfast! We found this awesome little gem of a place right up the street from us. […]
Today was all about the wandering through the town and getting a feel for the place. Buying cheese.. and tasting […]
Amsterdam is fabulous for a couple of reasons… 1. We’re staying on a houseboat on one of the canals 2. We […]
Fliss’ nephew, Angus and his girlfriend, Rachel have been travelling in Europe for about 6 weeks and they were going […]