Patagonia …

2 Nov 2017
Overnight flight from London to Buenos Aires – a long 13+ hours but with it taking off just as we would normally go to bed and having the extra space of emergency exit seats, we both managed some sleep. The couple of glasses of wine taken in the BA Lounge prior to take off might also have … Read more

Patagonia 2017

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Four weeks in the USA?…. OK if we must

24.09.16
After a long but uneventful flight where we discovered Greenland from the air we landed in the US to the usual queues at immigration. We stayed at the Handlery Union Square hotel a huge sprawling hotel which is in a great location for shopping and the cable cars.

Our first impression of San Francisco was dirty, smelly with lot … Read more

A weekend in a Tree

When your anniversary falls on a weekend you have to make the most of it I think….

So October 2015 I started planning for May 2016..  I wanted to find something different and special.  I found a Tree House on the East Sussex / Kent that looked stunning and it didn’t let us down.

All booked, June had no idea … Read more

A bit of Italy in October

With basic flights from Gatwick to Malpensa at around ÂŁ50 return this was always going to be a good trip away with friends….

Having finally sorted out the hire car (and you think you’ve done everything from here….but that’s another story),  we drove along the beautiful Como lake side roads directly to the B&B Miralago Bellagio .  I guess this … Read more

Italy…. for a few days…

The next planned trip is off to Italy.   Staying in Bellagio we will be exploring, drinking and eating with great friends….

One of the plans, if the weather is clear enough, is to drive the Stelvio Pass.  This has been made famous by Top Gear as one of their preferred routes

The planning for this trip started a while ago…. … Read more