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…

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…

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…

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…