OCEAN STAR OFFSHORE DRILLING RIG AND MUSEUM, TEXAS

Hi my lovely readers! What comes to mind when you think of Texas? Most likely the popular TV show Dallas, the famous words “Houston we have a problem” received at mission control in Space Center Houston and I guess oil and gas. You might think the topic oil is not that interesting and normally I would agree, but a visit to the Ocean Star Offshore … Continue reading OCEAN STAR OFFSHORE DRILLING RIG AND MUSEUM, TEXAS

5 TRAVEL SHOWS I AM TOTALLY LOVING ON AMAZON AND NETFLIX

Hi my lovely readers! You could say my region here in the UK has been in lockdown again for almost two months now. Lockdown number three for me. I must say I am slightly getting bored without being able to go anywhere and explore my English Heritage and National Trust sites. I am deprived of historic sites! BUT, luckily I have Netflix and Amazon Prime … Continue reading 5 TRAVEL SHOWS I AM TOTALLY LOVING ON AMAZON AND NETFLIX

WHY TAKING A CRUISE THROUGH THE FJORDS IS THE BEST WAY TO EXPLORE NORWAY

Hi my lovely readers! Norway is a special country. Some might even argue it is the most beautiful country in the world and taking a cruise through the fjords is the best way to explore Norway for so many reasons. Its landscape is stunning, pure and ever changing. Locals are super friendly and the food is delicious and mostly sourced close to home, which makes … Continue reading WHY TAKING A CRUISE THROUGH THE FJORDS IS THE BEST WAY TO EXPLORE NORWAY

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TOLERATION

Hi my lovely readers! Benjamin Disraeli knew already more than 200 years ago, that travel is very important. Travelling around the world is not just about doing some sightseeing, getting a sun tan and eating nice food. That is only a fraction of the travel experience. Travel is about experiencing how people live, learning about their culture, their heritage and future. And most of all, … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TOLERATION

AUDLEY END – A GRAND VICTORIAN COUNTRY ESTATE

Hi my lovely readers! I love British history and especially the grand country estates. There are hundreds scattered across the country and last year I was drawn to the Victorian country estate Audley End House and Gardens in Essex. Audley End is managed by English Heritage and my membership allowed me free access to the site. I managed to squeeze in a cheeky visit just … Continue reading AUDLEY END – A GRAND VICTORIAN COUNTRY ESTATE

BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – MORE ANIMALS

Hi my lovely readers! We already explored the deer and birds of Bushy Park and today I want to talk about the remaining wildlife that can be spotted in my local park. The park is full of different mammals, fish and of course plenty of little and almost invisible insects that are totally worth watching and learning more about. If you have not gone out to … Continue reading BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – MORE ANIMALS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – NATURE

Hi my lovely readers! Welcome back to another Travel Thursday and this time the quote I selected for you is linked to nature, which we all have come to love, depend on, appreciate and hopefully learned more about during the pandemic, I know I definitely have. Nature has become my saviour during lockdown. I went out to explore my local park very often last year, … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – NATURE

MY GO TO YOUTUBERS FOR TRAVEL INSPIRATION AND TIPS

Hi my lovely readers! All of us have their particular ways and views on how to plan and research for our holidays. I personally believe that nowadays the internet and very often fellow travellers, bloggers, youtubers and influencers are our best bet to get some ideas and insights on sightseeing ideas, what and where to eat to get a taste of local cuisine and of … Continue reading MY GO TO YOUTUBERS FOR TRAVEL INSPIRATION AND TIPS

6 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

Hi my lovely readers! OMG, can you believe that today is the last day of January? One month of the year has already past. Where did the time go? Anyways, a few weeks ago we looked at 10 Reasons Why You Should Book An Interior Cruise Cabin. And today I want to look at the flip side and explore with you why you should actually … Continue reading 6 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FOOTPRINTS

Hi my lovely readers! Most of you will have heard today’s quote before, but I am going to share it with you (again) anyways as it is a very important quote that applies to all travellers, well everyone in the world actually. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle If you are unsure what this quote exactly means, here is my take on … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FOOTPRINTS

THINGS TO DO IN PORT: MAHOGANY BAY, ROATAN ISLAND HONDURAS

Hi my lovely readers! Mahogany Bay, Roatan Island is one of those manmade and purpose build cruise ports in Honduras build and owned by Carnival Corp. Carnival and the sister brands have access to this port. You can find anything here for a perfect beach day such as the beautiful beach with crystal clear water, eateries, shops for duty free and souvenir shopping and all … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN PORT: MAHOGANY BAY, ROATAN ISLAND HONDURAS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LESS CLOTHES, MORE MONEY

Hi my lovely readers! I am hoping to be able to travel the world again hopefully towards the end of the this year and I have been given some great advice by Susan Heller that might help me to prepare to travel. Here it is. “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LESS CLOTHES, MORE MONEY