What To Do In Bilbao: 48-Hours of Art …

What To Do In Bilbao: 48-Hours of Art and Pintxos

It’s so hard to convey how much you enjoyed a city, and marry that up with keywords like ‘what to do in Bilbao’ so that Google actually presents your post to people who are looking for exactly that. So one types convoluted sentences like the above, and then delves back into the images to wander down memory lane…  It’s not an action packed city with hundreds of typical touristy things to do, but one where… View Post

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Spain

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Spain

Our last trip before the world changed so drastically was a long weekend in Spain – a leisurely one at that. The focus was the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, a modernist work of art – and that’s the just the building, even without considering the treasures that the sinous walls contain.  On my bookshelves, there’s a very well thumbed book with a grey cover that inspired much of my initial travels. 

10 Quirky Day Trips From London (That you can …

10 Quirky Day Trips From London (That you can easily turn into weekends away)

People often worry that to be a travel blogger they have to jet off to all corners of the world every weekend or they won’t have enough content. Well, to that I say phooey. There are so many amazing quirky day trips from London that you can take in England (even turning them into leisurely weekends away.) This isle has wizards, giants, knights, princes, castles, Raven warders and ancient stories that never cease to amaze. It… View Post

Things to do in Dubrovnik | The Relaxation Edit

Things to do in Dubrovnik | The Relaxation Edit

How on earth do I describe Dubrovnik in a way that sufficiently does the city justice and doesn’t just boil down to yet another ‘things to do in Dubrovnik’ blog post list?  When deciding where to go, we took our time researching and consulting friends who had been to the city for longer than just a cruise ship day offloading (a source of many visitors) and when a good friend suggested that if we go… View Post

Wawel Castle | A Must Visit in Krakow, Poland

Wawel Castle | A Must Visit in Krakow, Poland

I have a confession to make. I’m slightly obsessed with castles, and I knew that we had to visit Wawel Castle in Krakow. (Long term readers won’t be very surprised – I have form in this area – exploring them, staying in them, insisiting my family stop at them on car trips etc.)  Wawel Castle is a sprawling patchwork of history – personal and political stories that you can explore on foot. I learned that… View Post