24 Hours in Wellington New Zealand

  Being my hometown, I really should be promoting a much longer stay, but in keeping with my theme of 24hr Guides, here is what you can achieve in 24 hours in Wellington New Zealand!   12 Midday – Start with lunch at the Karaka

19 Years Old And So Green

  When I was 19 years old I did what most Kiwi kids do… I dropped out of university and went on my ‘big OE’ (Overseas Experience).  Ok, so most of us don’t drop out of uni to do it… but I did.  I had

When is a holiday TOO busy?

    I would call myself a fairly energetic person – I like to be busy. But I think I managed to ‘out-busy’ even myself on our recent holiday to France! When is a holiday TOO busy?   Our holiday plans are usually pretty full-on

Montmorillon France – Macaron Heaven

  This post on Montmorillon France is my first bi-lingual blog 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

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