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Venice in winter – romantic or just wet?

Venice in winter – romantic or just wet?

A friend gave me a book quite a few years ago and in it was the most enchanting picture of Venice in winter and since seeing that it’s been on my bucket list to go to.  I mean, Venice has always been on it but this made me completely disregard any other season...
Ancient sites in England you have to visit

Ancient sites in England you have to visit

  England is full of ancient stories, mystery and history so no trip to the country is complete without checking out a few of their ancient sites.  There is so much to see and do, it’s way more than just stone circles!  We’re looking at Ancient sites in...

What to pack for Edinburgh in winter

I love Edinburgh at any time of the year but more and more lately we’re visiting in winter and it’s really a pretty great time to visit then actually.  The thing that trips people up when coming to Scotland in the winter time is what to pack.  Do you need...

Tips for visiting London in winter

I do love London in the winter months and it’s a really great time to travel there.  We’ve been lucky enough to not only visit in general but also to spend some time there before Christmas and even be part of the New Years celebrations that I’d...

Christmas at Harry Potter studios – what was it like?

We’re all big Harry Potter fans in this household so you can imagine our joy when we heard the news about the Studio tours at Leavesden opening up.  Christmas at Harry Potter Studios is was our first experience of the tour and we’ve been lucky enough to go...

12 things to do in St Ives Cornwall

It has to be one of my favourite places in Cornwall – St Ives.  I’m not sure quite what appealed to me about this place rather than many of the other villages in the area, but there’s something quite special about it.  It has a great vibe, small...

Our worldschooling journey – how it worked out for us

We’ve always home educated our kids but over the years it definitely morphed in to something that is known as worldschooling.  After 18 years we’ve finally come to the end of our home educating and worldschooling journey so I though now would be a good...