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

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

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

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

10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

Hi my lovely readers! A cruise is one of the best ways to see the world in my opinion, especially when you can combine it with a few days in a city pre and/or post cruise. There are so many things to remember before you book your cruise. Where do you want to go, how long should the cruise be, should you pick a cruise … Continue reading 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BOOK AN INTERIOR CRUISE CABIN

ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

Hi my lovely readers! Happy New Year to all of you and welcome to 2021. I hope you all had a great start to the new year and were able to relax a little and recharge over the past days. I cannot wait to fill this blog some more this year with inspiring and useful content for you guys while sharing some of my tips … Continue reading ELTHAM PALACE – FORGOTTEN ROYAL RESIDENCE AND ART DECO HEAVEN

7 REASONS TO STAY ON THE CRUISE SHIP WHILE IN PORT

Hi my lovely readers! There are many reasons why everyone should try a cruise. Cruising is a great way to get around, relax, have fun and of course visit many places in a short period of time just to name a few. I always look forward to reaching a new port, to get of the ship and start exploring that new destination. However, there are … Continue reading 7 REASONS TO STAY ON THE CRUISE SHIP WHILE IN PORT

PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: POOLS AND SPA

Hi my lovely readers! The Sapphire Princess has several pool areas, which I thought was great. There are two main pools where you will often find the kids and some smaller pools towards the aft of the ship and of course in the Lotus Spa and Sanctuary. There are also some hot tubs scattered across the ship and not just in one area, which is … Continue reading PRINCESS CRUISES – SAPPHIRE PRINCESS: POOLS AND SPA

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

Hi my lovely readers! I wish you all a pleasant and festive 2nd Advent today and a happy St Nicholas Day! St Nicholas Day is a very important day for children in Germany during the Christmas season. It is celebrated every year on the 6th of December. It is a day when children get rewarded for being nice or punished with a rod or stick … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

Hi my lovely readers! There are some odd, weird, quirky and out of the ordinary museums out there in the world. One of these museums, at least for me, must be the Tank Museum in Dorset, UK. This museum is fully dedicated to anything tanks and military vehicles related. It has a vast collection of tanks from WWI to today, from different eras, countries, uses … Continue reading ALL ABOUT TANKS – THE TANK MUSEUM IN DORSET, UK

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

Hi my lovely readers! Christmas is around the corner and I am certainly thinking about Christmas lunch already. I am spending Christmas in the UK this year for the first time alone with my partner. Normally, I would be in Germany or my parents would be here, but this is not possible this year. Still, I am determined to make it a nice festive period … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN