Holiday Snapshots #20 San Blas

Hanne Hellvik has been to an incredible 50 countries in her lifetime – and writes about her amazing experiences over at Places Peoples Stories. This week, she is sharing her honeymoon trip to the little explored San Blas Islands of Panama. Imagine an idyllic, unspoilt paradise… well San Blas is that and more… Over to […]


How To Claim Back Your Airport Tax

As I was going through my plans for our trip to Thailand this year, it occurred to me that I might be able to claim some money back from British Airways for our flights… Money off you exclaim? Yes! If you didn’t already know, during the last budget Chancellor George Osborne declared that Airport Passenger Duty for […]


A Chilly Visit To National Trust’s Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote estate is a medieval moated manor house set deep within the charming Kent countryside. Hubby was in charge of choosing our port of call – thinking that we had never visited the area. But as we arrived, and I saw the unmistakable Oast houses that litter the skyline, I had a serious case of […]


How to Choose Your Holiday Destinations

With information so widely available now it can be a minefield when it comes to deciding where to go on holiday. And, with so much choice, it can also be hard to know where to begin. You may already have an idea of what you fancy doing in 2015. If you’re anything like me, I […]


Travel Quote of the Week


Holiday Snapshots #19 France


Reviewed: Ox Pasture Hall, Scarborough

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A visit to Box Hill, Surrey