Vancouver island is such a beautiful place. If you like wildlife, hikes, green, fresh air, beaches, surfing, whale spotting and good food I really recommend a little holiday to the island! Sadly we only had a couple short days to explore Victoria and didn’t get to go further a field. So until the next time … More Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
New york, a place on so many’s hit list. Now I have been and seen what the fuss is all about I can honestly say its a great place to go for a vacation! Would I chose to live there? No way! That’s just personal preference though! Over 8.5 Million people chose to live there! … More New York, New York.
Some people like cats, other people like biking. My thing? Horse racing! One day when I’m a millionaire (a girl can dream right) I’d love to have a share in a horse race. Following it around, watching every race. How exciting would that be? Heck when I put a 2 pound bet on a horse … More One of my favourite things.
I love this place so much that we have a family annual membership! This cost us £105. (£28 per adult, £24.50 per child) If you prefer entry fee for the daytime is £29 – 2 adults and up to 3 children between ages 3-15. Lowther castle (and gardens) is absolutely stunning to visit anytime of … More Family day out: Lowther Castle
France is such a big country I feel like I have barely scrapped the surface. UK is where we see our foreseeable long-term home being (at the moment.) Which means France is literally just a hop skip away. I dream of exploring southern France. Or perhaps taking a winter ski vacation to France – when … More France.
It started out as a bad day and ended up being a fantastic day. We had planned for weeks to go to the Carlisle horse races. Being typical Cumbrian weather it rained and rained. Enough that the horse races had to be cancelled. 😦 I felt pretty grumpy – had really been looking forward to … More Day out in Northhumberland: BELSAY HALL, CASTLE AND GARDENS
I’d like to eventually be able to say I have visited all 48 counties England has. Not just drive through but spend some time, do at least one thing in each county. I don’t intend to do one mega trip crossing places off… My bank account simply won’t allow for that. So my idea is … More Northumberland– Visit all 48 English counties
Today I decided to head to Dumfries, Scotland for a little bit of exploring. I lucked out with the weather as it actually stayed dry!!! I went to powfoot beach which can be a lovely place to visit. Today it was particularly windy and freezing so I didn’t stay to long before jumping back into … More Day out in Dumfries.
I don’t have much to say about Keukenhof other than: GO! Breath taking is an understatement. Early April is the time to go. Usually the tulip fields are in full bloom (weather dependent.) Entrance fees are rather pricey however it is worth the euros!! Don’t forget to bring your camera!!!!! Trying to arrive as soon … More Keukenhof – The Netherlands
I’d like to eventually be able to say I have visited all 48 counties England has. Not just drive through but spend some time, do at least one thing in each county. I don’t intend to do one mega trip crossing places off… My bank account simply won’t allow for that. So my idea is … More West Midlands – Visit all 48 English counties