Views from atop Mam Tor, Peak District

We have just returned from another trip to the Peak District and we absolutely loved the Hope Valley area! Our hotel was in a small valley hidden between Win Hill and Lose Hill… Continue reading

Out and About around Liverpool, England

Liverpool, the European Capital of Culture 2008, is located in North West England close to Manchester and astride the Mersey Estuary. It was the infamous home to The Beatles and the Cavern Club, and… Continue reading

Instagramming Hertfordshire, England

The view atop Lincoln Cathedral

A day of mixed weather in Bournemouth, England

Feeding the swans at Lee Valley Park, England

Palmenhaus Schoenbrunn, Vienna

I absolutely loved the Palmenhaus in Vienna, which we made part of our day in and around the palace grounds at Schoenbrunn. Flowers and plants from across the globe are grown here in… Continue reading

Appy travels! Best apps on the move

Airbnb – accommodation bookings Choose from urban farms, British pubs and rainforest treehouses! Or simple search for rooms and apartments available in the next stop on your trip. We found Rose Street apartment… Continue reading

How to hostel when you are the wrong side of 25…

OK so I’m rapidly approaching the big three-ohhh, but I splash the cash wisely based on being able to do, see and experience more when I travel. Hotels aren’t expensive in Central and… Continue reading

Coffee and Cake Odyssey in Central Europe

Coffee shop culture has been a way of life in European cities since it’s popularity in the spread of the Ottoman empire, and introduction via Venice around 1600 AD. Vienna’s coffeehouses are known… Continue reading