English Countryside

English Countryside

There is no place more beautiful than the English countryside in the summer.  Penciled with little stone walls, fields of green and often yellow stretch almost as far as the eye can see.  Even a drive out a Motorway can be a pleasing experience, as there are no...
The Thames Valley

The Thames Valley

The Thames Valley gets its name from the famous River one sees running through London. It meanders from there through the countryside. During Henry VIII’s time the river provided an alternative route to his country homes, namely, Hampton Court Palace and Windsor...
London

London

In our humble opinion, London is the best big city in the world, and we’ve been to most of them. We never tire of things to do here or run out of new discoveries. The arts, the architecture, the parks and the cultural diversities are a few of the reasons....
Trip to Austria ~ June/July 2016

Trip to Austria ~ June/July 2016

Viehhofen, Austrian Alps We’ll be staying in Viehhofen, in Cottage No. 20, owned by the UK Holiday Property Bond. Viehhofen is about 200km from Munich and about 85km south of Salzburg. Munich is probably going to be the best point of arrival.  There are 3...
Bergen

Bergen

Recently we revisited Bergen, Norway. We had forgotten what a delightful city it is. Whenever you have mountains down to the sea, you know you have the perfect formula for a special experience. Bergen is such a place. Our September visit brought us not only beautiful...
Avoiding Holiday Rental Scams

Avoiding Holiday Rental Scams

An article in today’s Irish Times reminds us that travelers must always be careful when booking accommodations online.  As with most things on the internet, scammers, hackers and others are always looking for ways to take your money – and holiday rentals...
Travelling with a Medical Condition

Travelling with a Medical Condition

Travel is for everyone, and even if you have a disability, you should make every effort to get out and see the world.  Almost all of our content is our own, written by ourselves about our travels. But there will always be subjects we have not encountered, and we are...