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Glamping in the Pacific Northwest - Lakedale Resort - LifeBeyondBorders

Where to go Glamping in the Pacific Northwest – Lakedale Resort

There are numerous accommodation choices in the San Juan Islands, located just off the coast of Seattle. San Juan Island itself has Bed and Breakfasts, Spas, cottages, cabins and campsites.  San Juan Island Visitors...
Glamping on Orcas Island - LifeBeyondBorders

Glamping in the San Juan Islands – Glamping on Orcas Island

Originally written in AUG15 - re-written and revised in JAN20 My next stop on the San Juan Islands chain was Orcas Island.  Shaped like an upside down horseshoe, at 57 square miles Orcas is bigger...
Whale Watching San Juan Islands - LifeBeyondBorders

Whale Watching San Juan Islands

I couldn't stay on the San Juan Islands and not go whale watching!   This area of the U.S is abundant in wildlife, especially in the summer.  And the summer also brings along the...
Things to do in San Juan Islands - LifeBeyondBorders

Top Things to do in the San Juan Islands – USA

If you're visiting Seattle and are in need of some nature (not that Seattle doesn't have wonderful surrounds), take a trip using Kenmore Air out to the San Juan Islands - the archipelago of...
Eating London Food Tour - LifeBeyondBorders

Best Food Tour London – Eating London Food Tour of the East End

Who doesn't enjoy sampling the local food of a country or town they're visiting?  I've written about my luxury High Tea London experience at The Berkeley Hotel and as my followers will know, I'm...
Things to do in Tbilisi Georgia - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (and surrounds) in 48 hours

If you've only a short time in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, here I give you some tips of what you can do with 48 hours - both in the capital and surrounds.
Cat Cafe - London - Lady Dinah's - LifeBeyondBorders

Cat cafe London – Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe Shoreditch

People who know me and, indeed, those who don't but are familiar with my social media know I am a huge cat fan - HUGE!   In fact, I have an Instagram Account dedicated to...
London's East Street Market

East Street Market – South London

Avoid the more touristy markets of Covent Garden when you visit London. Find your local one to explore. Here I look at the eclectic London's East Street Market.
View from the Shard - London England

View from The Shard – London, UK

The Shard in London is a 95 storey skyscraper on the south bank of the River Thames in the area of Southwark, right by London Bridge station.  Here you can also find the popular...
Come and experience the London Eye

Experiencing the London Eye

London - as you know - offers the tourist many sightseeing opportunities, and when I can, I love going back to the capital city in my country of birth and experiencing some of these sights...
Pike Place Market and Gum wall - Seattle - USA

Pike Place Market and The Gum Wall – Seattle

Apart from the Space Needle, Seattle's other prominent destination (and landmark) is the Public Market Center - or Pike Place Market. I'd seen it many times in various T.V shows (Grey's Anatomy for example). Originally...

Road Trip across the United States – Green Tortoise

You've decided you want to road trip across the United States, but don't particularly want to drive.  Whilst you know Amtrak do some good deals, you want something a little more inclusive, but also...
The Churchill Polar Bears - Manitoba, Canada

Churchill Polar Bears

Back in 2008, on a whim I decided to hop on a plane and go to Winnipeg.  Yes—you did read that …on a whim I went to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  “Why? What's in Manitoba? Yes, Winnipeg...
Best Places to Eat in The Hague, Netherlands

Best Places to Eat in The Hague – Netherlands

We've seen that there are things to do in The Hague, Netherlands beyond politics and we've also seen what it's like visiting the Peace Palace in The Hague.  I decided to compile a post...
Peneda Gerês National Park - Header. A perfect day trip from Porto Portugal

Peneda Gerês National Park – Portugal. A perfect day trip from Porto

**My trip was arranged for me by Oporto Tours, specialists in this region, in order for me to research for Rough Guides.  Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** Originally...

Visiting the Peace Palace – The Hague, Netherlands

I've already shown you that there is more to The Hague, Netherlands than just politics in my Things to do in The Hague article. Let's not forget, though, that politics is, indeed, what The...
The Hague - off the beaten path in The Netherlands

Things to do in The Hague, Netherlands – beyond politics

The Dutch, it turns out, are very good at keeping secrets.  The Hague is one of them. Most of you may have have heard of The Hague; that city in the Netherlands famous for...
Unseen Tours - a unique London walking tour

Unique London Walking Tours – with a social conscience

I've lived in London in the past, but when you live in or are from a place, you don't really see it.  That's why now, whenever I return to the capital, I see it...
Things to do in #Porto #Portugal

Things to do in Porto – Portugal

After being lucky enough to spend approximately 5 weeks in the Porto and Douro region of northern Portugal on behalf of my research for Rough Guides, despite the sometimes very rainy and windy March/April...
A rental apartment in London is a great affordable way to spend your time in Britain's capital city, especially if you're with a family.

Luxury Vacation Rental in London

I'd already stayed in a luxury vacation rental in London before with FG Properties.   They offer a range of apartments to suit all requirements.  Whether you're visiting London (or Paris) for vacation, or even...
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