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

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