Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Adopting the essentials of Italian lifestyle

There is, undoubtedly, something about the Italian lifestyle that appeals to many of us. Whether it is the weather, the food, the passion for everything from opera to football, the world-class fashion sense or the historic architecture, many of us want a piece of Italy’s dolce vita. BRING IT HOME The good news is that […]

You’re away, hooray! But what have you left at home?

Travelling is really the best. Exploration, new friends and the best memories go along with the first footsteps out a front door. However, you have to give due consideration to what’s left behind. It’s one of those cliché’s, “Did I leave the back door unlocked?”, “Did I leave the gas on?” and so forth. One […]

Beautiful Bruges Part II

The infamous Mummy Razavi guides us around Bruges after our recent mother-daughter trip to the city. Over to you, Mummy Lynne, for part two of our adventure… Although walking tours are available at certain times on certain days, today, we decided to take ourselves around some of the monuments and shops selling lace and chocolate. […]

Beautiful Bruges Part I

The infamous Mummy Razavi guides us around Bruges after our recent mother-daughter trip to the city. Over to you, Mummy Lynne, for part one of our adventure… After a very pleasant journey on the Eurostar to Brussels Midi, we got on our connecting train to Bruges, viewing some spectacular countryside and local dwellings en route. Our […]

A Guide to Living Near Windermere

If you are planning to live near Windermere, or if you already reside there, here is a quick guide to the many beautiful areas and attractions to visit within the region. It is a very popular destination for a holiday and millions of visitors flock to Cumbria every year to enjoy the Lake District. In […]

Subletting: How to Make the Most Out of Your Holiday Home

The benefits of owning a holiday home offer so much to the happy holidaymaker. Relaxing in the beautiful countryside next to your holiday lodge, takes you away from the hustle and bustle of staying in cramped hotels in city centres. Why not pass those benefits on to the thousands of holidaymakers in the UK, looking […]

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Your Holiday

We all deserve a break each year and it doesn’t have to involve a very expensive holiday. You and the family can enjoy a break from the tumbles of day-to-day life, and on a budget that brings an unforgettable holiday for everyone. It is important to head off for the sun and recharge your batteries […]

France: Avignon Day 1

This week I’m working in Avignon, a small city of just 80,000 people in the South of France. As I did in Italy last summer, I’m teaching English at a school for the week and going native by living with a host family here. I’m staying with them at their beautiful house in an idyllic outlying […]

Boots of Spanish Leather

If you were expecting a post about a new pair of shoes, I’m sorry to disappoint you folks. That title is a reference to the Bob Dylan tune ‘Boots of Spanish Leather’. Listen to it below while you read on, it’s gorgeous. Now then, why are you posting about this song, I hear you ask? […]

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