Musings on the move
Travelling today seems to be simultaneously fast and slow due to COVID-19 requiring rapid change of plans and jumping on planes with 24 hours notice while I still can and spending much longer away from home in any one stretch than I usually would pre-COVID. My uncle and cousin were teasing me yesterday, saying my 12 year marriage is effectively counted in dog years, and would be probably only be the equivalent of 5 years with any normal couple if you count the time actually spent together. I came home that afternoon and worked out I’ve not spent more than
I joined a travel chat #TTOT on Twitter for the first time this week and one of the questions was around travelling during COVID-19. I agreed with all the advice re travelling respectfully, listening to local mandates re quarantine, social distancing, curfews and wearing masks. But as someone who has spent 5 months of last year on the road as I couldn’t get home – I also have some real world advice on what has helped me survive the various lockdowns (x2), quarantines (x2), self-isolations (x3) and curfews (x5) I’ve experienced over the past year. Here are my 5 top
This is a great spot to soak up the majesty of Lake Bled in Slovenia.
It’s a cute, traditional hotel full of character, the service is excellent and the location couldn’t be more perfect, perched high above the lake with spectacular lake and mountain views and just a 5 minute walk down to the lake, 10 minutes to the nearest shop.
All About Granada
I first visited Granada back in 2006, it was one of the first stops on a backpacking trip, we stayed in a hostel by Gran Via. We didn’t fall in love with it instantly, as probably were a bit nervous of security given our first back packing experience. We went for a big dinner in a Moroccan restaurant in the Islamic quarter, and then went for a few drinks. Big mistake. With every drink, we were given a plate of tapas. We were confused, we
Quarantined in the Caribbean
I joined a travel chat #TTOT on Twitter for the first time this week and one of the questions was around travelling during COVID-19. I
I have a real feeling of déjà vu as I embark on a 14-day quarantine in the Caribbean. At least this time I am better
The City of Madrid has been confined over Christmas with residents not able to leave or enter without good reason. This city perimeter confinement has