Musings on the move

Living in a confined city during COVID-19 isn’t as bad as you’d think

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 now been lifted – although in certain areas movement is restricted to one’s neighbourhood. But you know what, living in a confined city during COVID-19 isn’t as bad as you’d think. When I was on the road last year, I was told that each city/country has now shown their hand in terms of how they are going to deal with COVID-19 and whilst the course of this virus is anything but predictable it is fairly

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Snowman wearing a face mask in Madrid

Historic snowfall in Madrid brings out the big kid in everyone

I woke up this morning to at least 15 inches of snow on my terrace and opening my front door to go out – I was hit with blizzard like conditions. Storm Philomena has brought Madrid the heaviest snow it’s seen in 40 years, and this historic snowfall brings out the big kid in everyone – especially my husband and I! Walking down my road in Malasaña, just a street back from Gran Via – the damage from last night’s snowstorm is clear – trees are felled and phone lines are down. I’m not sure how much snow has fallen exactly

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Glass of Champagne on balcony at Hotel Triglav at sunset overlooking Lake Bled

Hotel Triglav Lake Bled Slovenia

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.

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Focus on Granada

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

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