Destinations

New travel destinations make my over fifty brain fizz. I love it.

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, some will be new discoveries.

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!

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.…

Day Out at Portobello Market London

I finally decided to make a day of visiting Portobello Market in the Notting Hill district in London. I was on my own and felt it was perfect timing to experience it for the first time! I’ve been hearing about it for years and it was on my must see list.…

Lunch at Borough Market, London

If you find yourself in central London midday, head over to have lunch at Borough Market in the Southwark district near London Bridge and The Shard. Borough Market is not only a unique opportunity to sample new dishes, it’s also a full market where you can pick up everything from…

From London to Paris on the Eurostar Train

On a recent trip to Paris we tried out the Eurostar train for the first time. London’s St. Pancras station to the capital of France was a quick 2 hours 15 minutes journey. I know, a bit late to the party but honestly the last time I went to Paris…

Day at Columbia Road Flower Market, London

If  you’re going to be in London on Sunday and want to experience a gorgeous flower market, I highly recommend making time to explore the Columbia Road Flower Market in Londons’ East End between Shoreditch and Brick Lane, Spitalfields. If you’re a plant or flower aficionado, you’ll be tempted to…