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Miami Beach

Miami beaches are just lively. White sandy stretches for miles. Other than than stifling hot midday to late afternoon heat, it's just quite balmy to laze around reading a book. Drink loads of water though. Dehydration gives a bad headache,... Continue Reading →

Virgin Atlantic

It was our very first Virgin Atlantic flight. We were quite interested to see whether they would provide the excellent service we'd heard so much about. I think they must have not been talking about economy. Whilst the customer service... Continue Reading →

Where to holiday within 3 hours of London?

Child is off on a school trip to France, which leaves us at a loose end on where to travel. With only 3 days, 2 nights, I have looked at where to do a quick 'mini-break'.  Yes, there are many... Continue Reading →

My memories of Christchurch

My heart has been filled with much sadness at pictures of the devastating earthquake in Christchurch. I think it was the picture of the collapsed spire of Christ Church Cathedral and the metal conical structure. "Oh no, they are going... Continue Reading →

Catching Eurostar from Gard du Nord to London.

Here is a little tip. Go early.  I know they say you need only check in one hour before the train departs.  Yes, this is for the train company. However, what they haven't told you is how long it takes... Continue Reading →

Sacre Coeur, Montmartre et Moulin Rouge

Couldn't believe it's Sunday.  Appreciate that my weekend trip to Paris was only just a weekend, and yet how quickly it went. Today, we decided to go to Montmarte as I'd never been there before. I packed all my stuff... Continue Reading →

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon at Versailles

Like I said in my blog a couple of weeks ago, Versailles is so big that one post is just not enough. Marie Antoinette's Petit Trianon was the little country cottage way, way down the garden at Versailles.  It takes... Continue Reading →

El Tovito restaurant.

Or was it El Torito ... Anyway, don´t know, but it´s been the nicest restaurant we´ve been to in Costa Adeje, Tenerife.  Okay, 1 of 3 restaurants we´ve enjoyed.  But they´re a walking distance from the hotel which makes them even... Continue Reading →

Still no canaries … and no dogs.

I was told by a friend that Canary Islands was named for its dogs, not canaries. Thanks. You know who you are.  Sorry, still no dogs, but I´ve seen some stray cats. If truth be known, we really haven´t ventured far... Continue Reading →

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