The 49 Mile Drive – San Francisco in a Day

The 49 Mile Drive is a route designed to be driven by car around San Francisco. It was opened back in 1938 as a promotion for the Golden Gate International Exposition. President Roosevelt was one of the first to drive it, and while San Francisco has changed a great deal since then, this iconic route Read More…

Visiting Bletchley Park – Home of the Codebreakers

Visiting Bletchley Park is something I wanted to do for a long time so I was delighted when the opportunity arose to go along and see ‘The Home of the Codebreakers’ for myself. The thousands of people who worked tirelessly at Bletchley Park dramatically affected the outcome of World War 2. It is estimated that their Read More…

Visiting The Savoy London

I waited my whole life to stay at The Savoy – it was ‘on my list’ from the time I was a teenager. Then in one of those fabulous coincidences that make you feel like God might be winking at you, I stayed there twice in the space of a month 18 months ago. Since Read More…

Top Tips for Visiting Rome in a Day

I’m not suggesting it’s literally possible to see all of Rome in a day, but my tips can help you get the most out of a visit to this amazing city even if you only have a very short time. Rome is one of those places where there is something interesting around every corner. It’s Read More…

Visiting Kensington Palace – Home of Victoria Revealed

If the walls at Kensington Palace could talk, they would have plenty to say. Home to the Royal family for well over 400 years, this is where 18 year old Princess Victoria became Queen, Princess Margaret entertained the in crowd in the swinging sixties and Princess Diana brought up her children. Kensington Palace is now the London Read More…