I have to admit, as much as I love the Baltics, it was so nice to be back in Spain again. A country I’ve visited countless times (my Nan and Grumps lived here when I was kid) and also I’ve been many times for work, so it’s very familiar…and warm! Plus, I’ll take tapas over … Read More
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Weird And ‘Why?’ Foods From Around The World – Try if you dare!
As a self-confessed foodie, I enjoy trying most local delicacies when I travel. I’m happy to sit on pink plastic chairs, surrounded by stray cats if the food is delicious. I love discovering the national dishes and giving them a shot, especially when they are cinnamon buns or waffles…! However, there are some things that … Read More
25 Weird & Wacky Things to do in Norway!
We have spent quite a lot of time in Norway, about 6 month in total now, on various cruise itineraries. It’s an interesting country full of contrasts; midnight sun and then complete days of darkness, mountains and fjords, remote farms and large cities. So I guess it also makes sense that they have some weird … Read More
Fun Facts About Iceland
It’s on many people’s bucket lists – as I keep being told…but how much do you really know about the intriguing country of Iceland? Did you know they have a penis museum? Or that they eat boiled sheep heads? Having heard so many fun facts about Iceland from various tour guides this week, I thought … Read More
Visiting St Petersburg – The good, the bad and the ugly!
Visiting St Petersburg in Russia was high up on my bucket list for many years. It’s that city which is steeped in monumental history, buildings which are an architect’s dream, arts like no other in the world, all wrapped up in a culture completely foreign and a little intriguing to us. So its not surprising … Read More
Cruise Ports of Iceland
There are many cruise ports of Iceland, but not all of them are able to take large cruise ships. I’ll be writing about the ports we visited on our itinerary, which started in Bergen, Norway. These are Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik. I know most people are keen to know when the best time to … Read More
Why I love living in Penang, Malaysia
Why I Love Living in Penang…the beginning! When my husband Beven first suggested we consider living in Penang, I have to admit, I needed to jump onto Google maps. I grew up in the UK and it’s not exactly somewhere that’s on people’s bucket lists nor had I ever seen a package holiday advertised for … Read More
A proper English day in Brighton
Brighton is one of those iconic holiday destinations for Brits. Picture blue and white deck chairs, fish and chip shops everywhere, Mr Whippy ice creams part of the daily diet and old school fairground rides at the end of the Palace Pier to enjoy. Growing up just over an hour away, I have spent many … Read More