By |2018-03-30T13:41:27+00:00Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:09:23 UTC|Bergen, Europe, Norway|

Bergen, Norway Bergen Harbour

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 […]

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Avoiding Holiday Rental Scams

By |2017-05-28T16:24:54+00:00Sun, 28 May 2017 16:24:54 UTC|Blog, News|

europe travel blogAn 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 are a big […]

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Travelling with a Medical Condition

By |2017-05-11T02:40:52+00:00Wed, 10 May 2017 23:08:20 UTC|Blog, Health|

Health Word SinkingTravel 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, […]

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Not your usual Car Hire company

By |2017-05-23T00:09:19+00:00Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:16:12 UTC|Blog, British Isles, Cars, England, English Country Side, General Travel, Great Britain, London, United Kingdom|

Cars parked in an open-air car park

Car Hire Companies are out of control!  Need to hire a car in Europe?  The state of the industry is terrible! Practically all the car hire companies won’t even rent to you unless you take their expensive extra insurance package.  Or if […]

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Our secret Windsor lodging find!

By |2017-05-11T02:16:22+00:00Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:23:37 UTC|Blog, British Isles, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Windsor|

Windsor Castle Historic Windsor Castle

We have always held that Windsor is like a little micro version of London.  Windsor has great restaurants, lots of shopping, the river, the wonderful Windsor Royal Theatre and of course Windsor Castle.  Some of almost everything you like about London can be found in […]

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Historic Edinburgh

By |2017-04-27T13:08:25+00:00Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:20:33 UTC|Blog, British Isles, Edinburgh, Great Britain, Scotland|

Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle

It won’t take long for any visitor to Edinburgh to understand that this is one of the world’s great historical cities.  And as you would expect from such a place, there is lots to see.

No visit is complete without a stroll down the Royal […]

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Exploring Ireland’s County Meath

By |2017-05-10T23:13:46+00:00Wed, 31 Aug 2016 02:26:06 UTC|Blog, British Isles, County Meath, Ireland|


Newgrange Stone Age (Neolithic) monument in the Boyne Valley, County Meath

If you want to get to the heart of Ireland, county Meath is the place. There are many ancient sights to see that can take you back, not just hundreds of years, but thousands.  […]

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