Castles and Palaces in England – Just a Few of My Favourites

It would be very hard for me to name all my favourite castles and palaces in England. I am spoiled for choice here with so much history literally on my doorstep. It’s something I try never to take for granted. The little girl in me would never believe that she would have seen the State Read More…

Visiting Bath and The Bath Christmas Market

Nestled in the valley of the River Avon and dating back to the first century AD, Bath is one of my favourite British cities. So when my husband suggested visiting Bath and the Bath Christmas Market last year, I jumped at the chance. Luckily, my photographer son was able to join us and he captured Read More…

Hotel Danieli – The Place to Stay in Venice

The Hotel Danieli is the place to stay in Venice, a gorgeous, iconic location from which to explore this most beautiful of cities. I first stayed at the Hotel Danieli some months ago when my husband took my sister-in-law, her husband and I on an amazing trip to Venice. The trip was in celebration of our Read More…

Exploring Venice By Gondola

Why Explore Venice By Gondola? Seeing Venice by gondola is one of the best ways to explore this amazing city. Without actually taking to the water, it’s difficult to really understand how Venice works. Because while many of us have come to look at Venice simply as a tourist attraction, this iconic city is home Read More…

A Day in Dublin – Things to See and Do

Dublin is a city absolutely teaming with history. The first Viking settlements were established here over a thousand years ago and Dublin had an established parliament by the beginning of the fourteenth century. Yet Dublin is also a modern and vibrant capital city with many cultural festivals and events. It’s the kind of place you Read More…