For the second night of our Stratford-upon-Avon staycation, we went deep into the countryside. (Well, as deep as 20 minutes in a cab could get away from the train station.) We booked at night at… View Post

This isn’t the Anne Hathway of modern Hollywood fame, but the alleged wife (‘alleged wife’ because as I understand historians can’t conclusively tell us who Shakespeare actually was) of infamous Elizabethan playwright Shakespeare. Anne and… View Post

Stratford-upon-Avon is somewhere that everyone should visit at least once in their lives. It’s a tourist mecca, but for a reason with a history that holds proud and literary links to Shakespeare, making it a… View Post

Something I adore about this adopted city of mine, is the sheer randomness of quirky events that take place. This time we spotted an advert for the London Tall Ships Firework display on the river,… View Post

Going on a cruise has been something that has intrigued us, but up until this point, we haven’t quite done. So, when an invite landed in my inbox to explore the Independence of the Seas… View Post