A Visit to Blarney Castle Home of the Blarney Stone

Join me in a virtual visit to beautiful Blarney Castle, home of the Blarney Stone. When I was a little girl, my Dad and my Grandpa used to talk about kissing the Blarney Stone. It’s part of Blarney Castle and kissing it is said to give you the gift of eloquence. Although neither my Dad Read More…

Places to Visit in San Francisco You Will Love

One of my favourite cities, San Francisco is rich with history and culture, offering something for everyone. These are some of my favourite places to visit in San Francisco. Places to Visit in San Francisco The Ferry Building, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf Foodies should be sure to check out the bustling market in the Ferry Read More…

The 49 Mile Drive – San Francisco in a Day

Yes, you really can see 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 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…