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Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London
Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Who doesn’t love a good murder mystery? Sherlock Holmes Museum and a bit of cake is a great place to start.

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel
Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Brunels’ Thames Tunnel Yip, that ‘ is correct there were 2 Brunels involved in the creation of this tunnel. The only monument to have both father and son work together. Sadly, you can’t go into the actual tunnel, well you…

Chattri Memorial – South Downs
Chattri Memorial – South Downs

Chattri Memorial – South Downs

Chattri Memorial on the South Downs a place worth visiting. It was a glorious Sunday! Really a perfect sunny day and I finally got myself organised, so I thought. For years, I had been planning and wanting to go to…

Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera
Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera

Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera

I know I’ve said this before, but I love Agatha Christie! I’m currently reading through all the books she wrote. This last September found me back in Torquay – summer home of Agatha and back at the much expanded festival…

Lost in Beijing
Lost in Beijing

Lost in Beijing

OK, I admit it – I wasn’t prepared enough for Beijing, China. I’ve been to lots of places where I don’t speak or read the language – great travel adventures. One such event was where I drove or tried to…

Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby
Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

As per usual whenever I go someplace I try to find something off the beaten track. Especially when I know the place I’m in well.  As I come from Vancouver, I did some searching while I was staying in Burnaby…

How I was converted to cruises
How I was converted to cruises

How I was converted to cruises

How I  was converted to cruises I swore I would never go on a cruise. My wife finally convinced me to go on one. I wish I had started earlier. This is how I was converted to cruises. My 1st…

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 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…

Dieppe a lovely coastal town
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…

Day trips from London
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…