24 Hours in London

  As with all my #24hrGuides – I don’t advocate spending so little time anywhere… but sometimes it’s helpful to have a 24 hour itinerary to kick off a visit.  Or it may suit if you have a layover in a city and just want

Coney Island

  I’ve been wanting to visit Coney Island for as long as I can remember.  I always had this romantic notion of 1930s seaside promenading, rickety wooden roller coasters and visits to the circus sideshow… in my head it was always akin to a black

Deals of the Month

I will update these deals every 2 weeks (Please note that I have no affiliation with these companies (other than Booking.com & eBookers) – Mostly I just choose vouchers and deals that look like good value!   AUGUST –   NEED SOME INSPIRATION? – Use

What’s Your Travel Style?

  Back in 1999 I set off on my first solo trip to Europe (from New Zealand) – read about it here.  This definitely helped me discover my ‘travel style’ – i.e. what activities I enjoyed, what budget suited my tastes, and what modes of

Mont Saint-Michel

  Mont Saint-Michel, a tidal island on the Normandy coast, is probably one of the most photographed landmarks on the French coastline… and is certainly one of the most photogenic!  I mean, just LOOK at it!     Visiting is perfectly possible as a day