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RHS Rosemoor, Devon

The RHS garden, Rosemoor is situated near Torrington in Devon and set in a deep wooded valley beside the river Torridge. Originally created as a private garden by Lady Anne Palmer (born in 1919) the garden was gifted to the RHS in 1988 and in 1990 it was opened to the public as a ‘garden for all seasons’. 619 more words


Our First Day in the Dam

In need of a coffee to get us started for the day, James and I slumped down at Dante, a cool kitchen & bar located just next to our hotel – from where, we could observe the passers-by and the canal. 303 more words

Life As An Expat

De Foodhallen

Luckily for James & I his birthday coincided with the Belgian bank holiday and for us, this could only mean one thing – a weekend away – and where better than Amsterdam, especially as it is just over two hours away from Brussels by car. 417 more words

Life As An Expat

Leah Explores ... Galiano Island

I’m the first to admit that I have not made the most of living in British Columbia or Canada for that fact, and have hardly seen any of this stunning country. 749 more words


Madrid Weekend Break

When I got to Madrid it was cold and raining. It was the end of February, but spring was not showing its face just yet. Not exactly the sunny Madrid that I had beautifully pictured in my head, but it was my first time in Spain so I wasn’t going to allow a few specks of rain, fade my enthusiasm. 856 more words


Mallorca without a bike

Mallorca has become a mecca for cyclists. The island’s mild winters, and pleasant temperatures are a short flight from London. My very first proper cycling holiday was in Mallorca, the next year followed with my first cycling sportive, the Mallorca 167.  749 more words

A Weekend in: North Norfolk - exploring Britain's Wild Beaches

North Norfolk is an area of the UK I know very little about, having only visited once, to Kings Lynn, for just the day to visit a friend. 801 more words