Travel Advice For Your Younger Self

So what would you say to your younger self when it comes to travel advice? With over 72 million Brits heading abroad in the past year, it’s no exaggeration to state travel is a huge part of our life. While…

A River Cruise in France With Great Rail Journeys

We all love a bit of an adventure, especially a travel adventure.  As regular readers will no-doubt be aware, we had our BIG adventure in 2017.  Last week, however, we had an adventure of a completely different kind.  We went…

The Gran Tour of Spain

You’re never too old to take on the world! It’s never too late to turn a new page, to see a new sunrise, to try a new dish, or to dance under a new sky.  Or even go on a…

Amsterdam – The Perfect Weekend City Break

An introduction to the city of Amsterdam.  In our opinion, one of the best city breaks in Europe! Choosing a weekend city break can be really hard when you’re confronted by so much choice nowadays.  As air travel networks expand…

Martinhal Quinta – Time to Switch Off

A couple of years ago we visited a little corner of Portugal to have an Indian-summer break away from it all and found the perfect retreat in Martinhal Quinta. Why, when a plane is parked at the far western extreme…

What Makes the Perfect Road Trip?
As a veteran of several now, I can categorically say that the road trip is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling ways to explore a country or part of a country.  It gives you freedom to stop at the…
We Took a Silver Gap Year
We Took a Silver Gap Year As a couple approaching our ‘middle years’, we had talked many times about our hopes and aspirations.  What would we do when we retire? When would we retire? Why should we retire? One thing…