Travel Inspiration

Travel Inspiration

Stop Press! On The Road Again

**This post includes affiliates links.  For more info, see here.** Hello everyone! Just a short note to let you all know that you'll not see a lot from me for the next few weeks - at...
Soapdaze Workshop - Devon, UK

Soapdaze – an authentic soap making workshop

When travelling, it's great being able to write about destinations experienced and hotels and travel products trialed.  But what do you say when you get the opportunity to actually make your own travel product;...

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Malaysia is a varied country; from the lush jungles and orangutans of Borneo in the north of the country, to the glorious beaches of Penang—if you’re looking to choose Malaysia as a destination for...
Dreaming of Barbados - such luxury

Dreaming of Barbados – such luxury

I've been very fortunate to be able to stay in some boutique and luxurious places as I travel and research for my site.  Mostly, though, this has been throughout Europe.   I've been Stateside...
Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island - the Delos Guard

Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island – the Delos Guard

The ancient UNESCO island of Delos, located just 3.5 km from the party island of Mykonos and yet a world away in terms of things to see and do, is world famous - for those...

A Myanmar adventurous train journey

I am pleased to introduce Julian Schönfelder on the blog today, who guest posts about his adventurous train journey in Myanmar, a country that's always fascinated me. **This post includes affiliate links.  For more info, see...

Life lessons teaching – and travelling – have taught me

That expression "Jack of all trades, Master of none" used to really irritate me, probably because it summed me up quite well yet seemed to have negative connotations.  In my 20s I was really...

Top Posts of 2016

Happy New Year! It's that time of year again, when I reflect and take a look at what's been the most read and top posts of 2016 that I've shared with my dear readers. So...

Yachting around the Maldives

I've never been to this next destination - but you can bet it's on my bucket list, ESPECIALLY as winter approaches as I'm writing this. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more culturally diverse island...

Best Places to spend Christmas in Europe

Everyone celebrates Christmas differently; some people return home to exchange presents with their families and wear tacky jumpers, others jet off on a festive holiday.  Whatever your plans for the holiday season - at...

Secret Beaches in the Caribbean only reachable by Boat

Go anywhere in the Caribbean and you’ll find a beautiful beach. In fact, you’ll find hundreds of spectacular beaches. From the pink sands of Harbour Island in the Bahamas to the pristine beaches of...

Annapolis – America’s sailing capital in Maryland

My U.S. audience will surely have heard of Annapolis; it's an historic town and the capital of Maryland.  Chesapeake Bay is located here and the area is considered to be the sailing capital of...

Windward Islands – a perfect winter’s getaway

As autumn draws its cloak every tighter around me, and winter beckons, I begin to dream of destinations where the sun always shines...where it's warm most of the year.   Sure, I actually quite...

Cancun, Mexico

Located on the Caribbean Sea in southeast Mexico, Cancun is a very popular tourist destination.  With direct flights from several U.S. cities and regular charter flights from Europe, including the UK and Ireland, and...

Santa Cruz California

I've been fortunate enough to travel to various places in the U.S; New York, Seattle and a Green Tortoise trip way back in 2004 - from coast to coast (west to east). There are...

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