TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LOOKING VERSUS SEEING

Hi my lovely readers! How are you doing? Are you getting ready for the long Easter weekend? I hope you have something fun planned. I am going to take it easy, sleep in, meet my friend, cook a nice beef roast for Easter lunch and get cracking with blogging. Well, that’s at least the plan. I hope the weather will hold up and I will … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – LOOKING VERSUS SEEING

WHAT THE HECK IS A GUARANTEE CABIN ON A CRUISE AND SHOULD YOU BOOK ONE?

Hi my lovely readers! Maybe you have come across the term “guarantee cabin” before and wondered what it meant, or this is your first time hearing of it. Either way it is likely that you will come across this cabin category one day or another when booking a cruise. This post will clear up a few points including what a guarantee cabin actually is, what … Continue reading WHAT THE HECK IS A GUARANTEE CABIN ON A CRUISE AND SHOULD YOU BOOK ONE?

HOW TO GET INTO LONDON FROM THE AIRPORTS

Hi my lovely readers! London must be one of the most visited cities in the world. Millions of visitors grace the streets every year and sometimes it feels like there are more tourist in the streets of London than locals! And of course, it is obvious why so many people come every year. London has literally everything: culture, history, it is a culinary heaven, nightlife, … Continue reading HOW TO GET INTO LONDON FROM THE AIRPORTS

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – YOU HAVEN’T LIVED

Hi my lovely readers! Those of you who have been following my blog for some time now of course know that I am a big cruise lover. Therefore, when it comes to today’s quote I would say I 100% agree and everyone should live by this quote! “You haven’t lived until you’ve sailed.” – David Sedaris I believe everyone should try a cruise at least … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – YOU HAVEN’T LIVED

WHAT TO DO IN PORT: MONTE CARLO

Hi my lovely readers! Monte Carlo is an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco located along the French Riviera. Monaco itself is one of the smallest countries in the world with a land border of around 6km and is run by the royal family, the Grimaldi’s. To the eastern border lies France and to the western border Italy. Monte Carlo is famous for its … Continue reading WHAT TO DO IN PORT: MONTE CARLO

HOW TO SPEND A WEEKEND ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Hi my lovely readers! The Isle of Wight is the largest island in England and a popular holiday destination due to its mild climate. As you know, the summers are not that long and hot here in the UK and a visit to the Isle of Wight, especially in August, allows you to extend that summer feeling just a little longer. There is plenty to … Continue reading HOW TO SPEND A WEEKEND ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – SUNSETS

Hi my lovely readers! Although some days are better than others, we all know that the next day, a new day, always comes with a new opportunity to have a fantastic day. Another comforting thought is that every day starts with a beautiful sunrise and ends with a beautiful sunset. “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – SUNSETS

THE PALACE OF SANSSOUCI – WITHOUT A CARE

Hi my lovely readers! The Palace of Sanssouci, translated into “without a care” was the summer residents and pleasure palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Sanssouci is located in Potsdam, a short drive or train ride away from Berlin and makes for a perfect day trip away from the city. Sanssouci is located within Sanssouci Park and is one of the many attractions … Continue reading THE PALACE OF SANSSOUCI – WITHOUT A CARE

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PHOTOS ARE NOT GOOD ENOUGH

Hi my lovely readers! I hope you are all doing well. I came across today’s Travel Thursday Quote and it spoke to me instantly. I am sure it does to you as well, especially after one year of lockdown, not being able to travel and experience much and only dreaming of travel while looking at pictures. “I travel because seeing photos in books and brochures … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PHOTOS ARE NOT GOOD ENOUGH

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TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – THE BEST WAY TO LEARN

Hi my lovely readers! I hope everyone is doing alright. Here in the UK the vaccination program is going full steam ahead. We are (slightly) hopeful, I have everything crossed, that we will see the end of lockdown fairly soon, in the next month or so, as the government has presented a roadmap out of lockdown for businesses to open up one by one again. … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – THE BEST WAY TO LEARN

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR CRUISE EMBARKATION DAY

Hi my lovely readers! Many people see the cruise embarkation day as a waisted day or at least a day they pay for, but cannot really make use of as embarkation is normally in the afternoon. Wrong! A well planned embarkation day can be full of fun and sightseeing rich and seasoned cruisers know how to make the most of their embarkation day by learning … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR CRUISE EMBARKATION DAY

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