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
I woke up this morning to at least 15 inches of snow on my terrace and opening my front door to go out – I
This my story of escaping the UK and getting home to Spain the long way via Mexico & the USA. I usually love a little
My husband is happy – that’s all you really want in a marriage, for your partner to be happy. You do what you can to
A remarkably relaxing break in Lake Bled, Slovenia during COVID-19. Where stay, what to do and how to get there.
Lake Bled is a stunning glacial lake about an hour north of Ljubljana. It is seriously photogenic from every angle, but more than that is it remarkably relaxing and peaceful – just what the doctor ordered.
I’m lamenting the loss of STA Travel which this week has stopped trading due to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry. STA
Travel right now is undoubtedly harder than ever and for good reason there is a global pandemic. I’m going to try and explain – note not justify – why I’m still moving around, albeit slower and more socially distanced than ever. And why in the midst of all this craziness it can actually still be fun and maybe more of an adventure than ever. But it certainly isn’t for everyone
Hotel search engines are missing a trick. I don’t know why you can’t search for hotel rooms that come with their own private outdoor space.
This is a month of lots of post COVID firsts. Last night, we went to the first jam session in Madrid post lock down and
Part of the beauty of living in a country and immersing yourself is no matter how lazy you are with formal language study there are
Stories from a weekend trip to Almuñécar to see Tomatito at La Caña Flamenca 2020 and spend some time eating and drinking with friends and enjoying the beach at Playa La Cabria
So, every once in a while you realise you have more in common with your parents than you think. My Dad came to visit this
So, last night we went to our first Opera in Madrid. Quite possibly, the world’s first socially distanced opera in the world. Verdi’s La Traviata
Watching the reports of pubs reopening in the UK and having seen reports of bars reopening in the U.S. and hastily needed to shut down
Yesterday, I got sent a random message from a girlfriend of mine saying I looked great. Apropos of nothing but maybe my IG feed I’m
Tomorrow I’m moving out of the most beautiful flat I’ve ever lived. I chose this place solo when my husband was back in the UK
Having just took 4 flights in 4 days 3 international/1 US domestic here are some thoughts on flying in a COVID world overall less stressful
I’m about to actually leave Antigua. I’m sat here at the airport, having tried really hard not to labour the goodbyes and cry. Ash almost