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Dublin is calling

Dublin is calling

Dublin is calling Living in England and with my ancestors coming from Ireland I found Dublin is calling to me quite often.  It is normally only a short flight to Dublin. However, we went once over New Year and the…

To fear travel or not to fear travel

To fear travel or not to fear travel

To fear travel or not to fear travel? To paraphrase Hamlet that is indeed the question. Over the years I have had the opportunity to travel widely for pleasure and work. Growing up in New Zealand you are truly in…

A visit to Quillan in Southern France

A visit to Quillan in Southern France

A visit to Quillan in Southern France France is a wonderful country to visit. Paris is one of the most visited cities by tourists in the world. The Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Seine, Notre Dame, Montmartre and the list goes on.…

Finding a hotel to stay in Paris

Finding a hotel to stay in Paris

Paris the city of love I have been lucky to have visited Paris for pleasure and work. It has given me the opportunity to explore this beautiful city and all it has to offer. The food, culture and its many…

Dieppe a lovely coastal town

Dieppe a lovely coastal town

Dieppe a lovely coastal town The small coastal town of Dieppe is infamous for a disastrous raid in World War II to test German defences.The raid involved 6000 soldiers, mostly Canadian. It was a complete failure and over half the…

Pets?  What do you do?

Pets? What do you do?

Often in my travels people say they can’t do what I’m doing because they have pets to look after.  Well, I’m here to dispel this myth.  Pets are lovely and I’ve had many over the years.  Yes, they do require…

Day trips from London

Day trips from London

Day trips from London If you’re visiting London for several days you may want to consider a couple of day trips from London. The two-day trips we are going to talk about today are a visit to the iconic seaside…

Musings on travelling around the world for a year

Musings on travelling around the world for a year

I appreciate the opportunities I had this year in being able to travel around the world with my lovely wife, Debbie. We had some fantastic experiences, saw some wonderful sights and met lovely people along the way. It was nice…

Back in England

Back in England

After a year of traveling, we are back in England. I write this blog watching the rain fall outside my window. It is odd to be home after being on the road for a year. Nothing has really changed except…