VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

The Isle of Wight, just of the cost of mainland England, is such a popular holiday destinations for Brits and I can see absolutely why. The island is so scenic, the views are just breathtaking and there is plenty to do. One of the popular tourist attractions on the Ilse of Wight is Ventnor Botanic Garden in Ventnor. WHY IS IT KNOW AS BRITAIN’S HOTTEST … Continue reading VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN – BRITAIN’S HOTTEST GARDEN, UK

CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

The Isle of Wight is a famous and popular holiday destination in the UK, a small island visible from mainland England just of the coast of Southampton. It can be reached by ferry and many companies offer connections from several English ports such as Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington to the island. I decided to go from Southampton with the ferry company Red Funnel as this … Continue reading CROSSING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT – RED FUNNEL CAR FERRY, UK

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – OCEAN, SEASHELLS AND SAND

Hi all, Another week, another Travel Thursday Quote! I am a beach, sun and sea person. As a little kid and even now, I never miss an opportunity to go into the sea, play in the sand and find some interesting looking seashells. “I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – OCEAN, SEASHELLS AND SAND

MAKING YOUR OWN HOLIDAY JEWELLERY – FOOT BRACELET

In my last “Making Your Own Holiday Jewellery” post, I showed you how to make some  Drop Earrings . Today, I want to show you how to make a simple and stylish foot bracelet. I love wearing foot bracelets in the summer. I believe that my feet and especially ankles look bare without anything around them when wearing flip flops for instance. They just look … Continue reading MAKING YOUR OWN HOLIDAY JEWELLERY – FOOT BRACELET

TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

I took a small weekend trip a few weeks ago to the Isle of Wight. One ferry crossing with the car, one night in a hotel and some sightseeing to test the waters, as they say, how travelling is during Covid times, here in the UK. My partner and I went away from Sunday to Monday for our short trip. We decided to shift our … Continue reading TRAVELLING DURING COVID TIMES IN THE UK – MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FULFILLMENT

Hi all, Today’s quote is very fitting considering the current world climate. During lockdown, many of us struggled. Constantly being confined to the indoors with no opportunity for exploration left us feeling drained, frustrated, sad, anxious and the list of emotions and feelings probably goes on. Travel is part of daily life nowadays. It is an integral part of what we do and who we … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FULFILLMENT

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TRAVEL MAKES YOU MODEST

Hi guys, I hope you are well! Sometimes, we feel like the world is a small place. We are so connected nowadays, but travelling to see destinations and places emphasise this. “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the World.” – Gustave Flaubert Travelling, at least for me, is part of who I am. It makes me a better person, … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TRAVEL MAKES YOU MODEST

5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

Going on holiday already makes me happy, but the right travel accessories can make a trip even more enjoyable. I personally love travel accessories for so many reasons. They are super handy, practical and help you to stay on top of your holiday plans as they keep you organised. Some are just so unique that you will definitely stand out from the crowd. But the … Continue reading 5 STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL TRAVEL ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FOOTPRINTS PAST AND FUTURE

Hi everyone, It is Travel Quote time! I find today’s quote very sweet and I was intrigued by it. I had to put my thinking cap on and reflect on this quote. We can see where we have been, but I guess the ultimate question is where will we go? “Our footprints always follow us on days when it’s been snowing. They always show us … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – FOOTPRINTS PAST AND FUTURE

WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

We all want a break. We all need a break. We are all desperate to get away for a while and just leave our worries behind. For many of us that means using our annual holiday to take a vacation abroad. Away from home in a different country, miles away from home if possible. Well, a neighbouring country will do as well. The point is many … Continue reading WHY I AM NOT BOOKING A HOLIDAY TO GO ABROAD IN 2020

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TRAVELLING WITH LOVED ONCE

Hi all, July is almost over, but summer is still well underway. Luckily, the weather allows us to see friends and family outside in parks now since lockdown restrictions have eased here in the UK and that is worth a lot! Most sights and attractions are still closed, but as long as I can see my friends, sit in the sun with perhaps a nice, … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – TRAVELLING WITH LOVED ONCE

THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

One of the most extraordinary and interesting places in the UK must be the Big Pit National Coal Museum. This museum with World Heritage status gives you the opportunity to go on an underground tour with a real miner and experience at first hand what life used to be underground for men, woman, children and even animals. Big Pit is located in the Blaenavon area … Continue reading THE REAL UNDERGROUND MINING EXPERIENCE – BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM, WALES

TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PUT THAT CAMERA AWAY

Hi all, Another Thursday is here, almost weekend! 🙂 Sometimes we are too occupied with getting that perfect Instagram picture, video taping everything and catching the holiday on camera. But then we see everything through a camera and not through our own eyes. We actually miss out. How can you take a picture to catch a moment, if you have not actually experienced that moment? … Continue reading TRAVEL THURSDAY QUOTE – PUT THAT CAMERA AWAY