Things to do in Milan Italy

  I was living in London in 2006/7 and decided one day that I wanted to go to Milan to buy a handbag (as you do).  Clearly I was making too much money.  So, a friend and I headed over for the weekend. I had

Spring in Malta

  Visiting Malta is like stepping back in time – fortified towns, a fascinating and diverse history, and excellent museums. Spring in Malta is mild and pleasant, and the perfect temperature in which to explore. We visited in March (2007) as a birthday treat, and

A Short Break in Gothenburg

  In yet another Ryanair sale, I nabbed tickets to Gothenburg (Göteborg) in October 2005. I had no idea what to expect, it was one of those typical airfare sale decisions – ‘where is cheap? Let’s go!’ My Dad had spent time here during is

Las Vegas for the first time

  I arrived at night into Vegas in mid-March 2006. Seeing the neon from the air whilst landing at McCarran airport is something else! I was visiting my Mum, who was holidaying in Vegas, and my step-sister managed to get me a £400 return fare

A Stopover in New York

  I arrived in NYC at 6am – it was a very bleary-eyed start to a stopover in New York that I was making on my way to Las Vegas.  I had grand plans to take on Times Square, but first I took a nap,