Travel

folly bridge house

Self Catering and Historic Charm in the Heart of Oxford UK

Self Catering and Historic Charm in the Heart of Oxford UK Between Christmas and New Year in 2017 we went away to the beautiful city of Oxford in the UK for two nights and stayed in the remarkable Folly Bridge House. Overflowing with historic charm, Folly Bridge House consists of… Read More »Self Catering and Historic Charm in the Heart of Oxford UK

A long weekend in Venice – part three

A long weekend in Venice – part three If you missed my two previous posts about our long weekend in Venice you can read about them here: Day One is all about arriving, the logistics of getting there as well as half a day of seeing some of the popular… Read More »A long weekend in Venice – part three

view of Venice toward Piazza san marco

A Long Weekend trip to Venice Italy

In December we celebrated our wedding anniversary with a three night trip to Venice. I had been there once in January 1991 as a backpacker and only in my craziest imaginings would I have pictured myself walking back over those same bridges 28 years, one husband and four half-reared children later!

A Day at Altamont Gardens

Or, the day I didn’t lose the kids at Altamont Gardens Why is it that my kids always want to eat the picnic the minute we arrive at our destination? Even if it’s only 11:30 am and we left home 40 minutes ago, straight after they ate breakfast? Our recent… Read More »A Day at Altamont Gardens

magnetic travel map, Ireland to USA route

One week until our USA Road Trip!

I’ve been a little bit quiet on my blog about our upcoming trip but now it’s probably time to tell you that there’s… …one week until we hit the USA! This time next week we’ll be winging our way through the air from Dublin, Ireland to Providence, Rhode Island, USA… Read More »One week until our USA Road Trip!