It was bubbly Lou from England who first told me about the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb. “Some of it is really sad and some of it is really funny. It’s hard to explain but you must visit it!” She said as she ate lemon basil ice cream from one of her visits to, Read More

Who would have believed it!  Here I am snorkeling in the Belize Barrier Reef! I learnt to snorkel in 2015 I’m a typical Brit – I can’t swim!  I tried snorkeling on my Backpacking trip around Australia in 1982 with my friend Wendy.  It was on a coral beach somewhere in Queensland.  It was a, Read More

If you are planning to do some travelling in your later years you wouldn’t be blamed for dismissing the thought of staying in hostels with a shudder. The very word probably conjures up grim images and memories of your gap year or summer Eurail trip a lifetime ago, sleeping rough in train stations and, Read More

Belize Central America My 10 great reasons to visit Belize. An ideal Central American destination, easily accessible even from the UK and Europe.  Picture yourself immersed in a place where the sun always shines and white beaches stretch out into a warm turquoise sea abundant with exotic fish, coral reefs, ancient turtles and gentle manatees; a place where, Read More

When I started writing this post about Christmas Break I had Christmas Market Breaks in mind, but once I started researching I discovered a whole host of alternative and really exciting ideas for things to do around the world during December and the Christmas holidays. But for a moment lets go back to Christmas Market Breaks, which are a lovely, Read More

Gift Ideas for Travelers.  Do you have a traveler friend that you are thinking of buying a Christmas or Birthday Gift for?  Is someone close to you planning a trip?  Or do you simply want some kit ideas for your next trip? There are so many useful travel items available to choose from but following is a collection, Read More