Montmorillon, France

  This is my first bi-lingual post. Apologies for the simplicity of the post and the perfunctory translation, but I wanted it to reflect my current level of French, so that in the future I can see progress (I hope / J’espère). Thanks to Jennifer

A Weekend in Aberdeenshire

  I usually never let a long-weekend go to waste – it’s an opportunity for a short break without using up any precious annual leave.  I hadn’t planned anything for the 2017 spring bank holiday (memorial weekend in the USA) because we had lots of

The Kelpies – Falkirk, Scotland

  Glimpsed briefly from the highway whilst heading north for a weekend away in 2014, my first views of the Kelpies were rushed (at 70 miles an hour) and heart-wrenching.  I can’t quite describe the impact they had on me, but it was akin to falling

My Favourite Modes of Transport

  We are lucky across Europe to have some great ways to get around, so I thought I would rank my favourite modes of transport and explain the perks of each!  See below for an opportunity for some discounts too!   WALKING I’m a huge fan

5 Reasons Why I Blog…

  Why do I blog?   I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently.  There are a lot of travel bloggers out there, and I can’t speak to their motivations, but here are some of mine…   I’m obsessed with creating tangible history.  I suppose