Destinations

Explore new travel destinations with me as I wander.

Europe will be my focus again this year with a extended visits to England, Scotland and Italy. Some of these destinations will be places I’ve traveled to before but others will be new discoveries. For example, I’ve always dreamed of seeing Lake Como and this year my dream became a reality.

I’m also exploring how to move to a new country, what it takes to settle in and feel at home and what to expect. Plus ca change!

Discover Delicious Magical Bruges on a Weekend Break

If you haven’t been to the historic city centre of Bruges; otherwise known as the Venice of the north, why not plan a visit soon? You may have seen dreamy pictures of canals and the distinctive Flemish architecture of Brugge but experiencing it for yourself is a must. I’d heard of…

Neighborhood: Hidden Gems in Edinburgh

In spite of it’s popularity for festivals and the Fringe, the cobbled streets of Edinburgh are best explored off season. You’ll have more room to explore it’s hidden neighborhoods and I’m excited to share two with you! Arriving into Waverley station by train from London’s King Cross, we checked into…

Discover 3 Perfect Lake Como Villages By Boat

Lake Como is famously home to many celebs, including George and Amal (who are rumored to be selling as the crush of paparazzi is proving stressful to newlywed life). There’s a reason why the Lake is so popular and not just among the rich and famous.The lake has been a…

Day Trip from London: Exploring Arundel Castle

Looking for a day trip escape from the bustling city of London? In less than two hours, you could be exploring Arundel Castle, your bucolic retreat in the West Sussex countryside and a fine example of a medieval castle. Built at the end of the 11th century by the Earl of…

Neighborhood – Rue Cler, Paris

On a recent trip to Paris, I chose a neighborhood near Rue Cler in the 7th arrondissement for our base. We arrived in Paris via Eurostar and took a taxi from Gare du Nord to the hotel. What a lovely introduction to Paris, driving around the Place de la Concorde…

Day Trip from London: Brighton UK

Get your dose of vitamin sea and explore the fizzy buzzy seaside resort towns of Brighton & Hove on a day trip from London. Trains leave London hourly from London Victoria as well as London Bridge station. The journey is about an hour plus depending on which train you get.…