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Pre-Christmas getaway

When Mark and I travelled down west to the Festival of Light we decided it was best to stay down that way too. Plus it was the perfect reason for some time away before all of the Christmas festivities. 93 more words


Food 'n' Trams 'n' Rock 'n' Roll

On Friday 20th November, Charlie and I travelled to Milan. The excuse for going (if one can be said to need an excuse for a trip to Italy) was to see Simple Minds, but I confess I was looking forward to the food as well. 1,086 more words


Lausanne weekender: A hidden gem

A hop, skip and a 1hr 15 minute flight from London, this small but perfectly formed city is beautifully positioned in French Switzerland on the banks of Lake Geneva (or Lac Leman in local-speak). 499 more words


Riad Ambre et Epices - Marrakesh

Marrakesh has been on my list of places to visit for as long as I can remember. The stories my father told on his return from his last holiday exploring Morocco made me envious, I felt like he had placed me there with him as he emphasised the sounds, smells, described the people he had met and detailed the beautiful sites he had seen. 746 more words


Weekend break in the Ardennes

The test of a good short break is when you are already planning to go back again before you have even made it home.

That was certainly the case last weekend when we followed a Belgian trend by renting a holiday apartment in the Ardennes for a long weekend. 831 more words


Further afield - Stockholm & Gothenburg

Sweden’s capital is one of my favourite cities, with a huge amount to see and do, beautiful and varied architecture, waterfronts everywhere, and in the height of summer seemingly endless days. 238 more words

Further Afield

A weekend in Brighton

What do you buy your husband for his birthday when he has everything and doesn’t want anything? A weekend away, that’s what. It’s sort of become a bit of a tradition now to take him for a weekend away for his birthday present. 564 more words