World Travel Market London 2016 – Love it or Hate it?

For the umpteenth year I have spent an enjoyable but exhausting day wandering around WTM and finalising travel plans for 2017. I have been attending this travel jamboree for longer than I care to remember. I seem to recall my first visit was around 1985 when the event

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A Perfect Day on the Belmond British Pullman

As we get older suddenly there is so much to celebrate! Special anniversaries, milestone birthdays, and best of all – retirement! Family and friends may struggle to find that ‘special gift’, but sometimes experiences and memories can be more exciting than material ‘things’. Nothing is more unforgettable

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New Hampshire – A Roadtrip to Remember

In just over 2 weeks we travelled the length and breadth of New Hampshire during some beautiful weather in early September. We were a little early for ‘The Fall’ but New Hampshire is so much more than colourful leaves, as we discovered. It really is a state

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California Dreamin’

Another epic trip idea is being hatched for Feb/March 2017. So far it will include San Francisco, Palm Springs and San Diego but who knows where else I will be tempted to visit.

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Back to Suffolk for some Christmas Cheer

Planning a weekend break in December,with my good friends Stuart & John, at their award winning B&B Looking forward to a spot of festive shopping in the beautiful towns and villages of Suffolk and maybe, if the weather is kind, a brisk walk at Southwold.

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Trains, and Boats, and …..a Plane

The last few days of our New Hampshire Adventure and we are racking up the volume to fit everything in. Driving south from the Great North Woods early in the morning was a delight as the sun shone, the roads were empty and the leaves are just

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Beautiful Views, Wonderful Vistas

The weather was really on our side as we spent a few days exploring mountain tops and discovering crystal clear lakes in the scenic White Mountain region of New Hampshire. We took the cable car to the top of Cannon Mountain and strolled around the peak which

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Lakes & Mountains, Sunshine & Showers

Moving into the Lakes & Mountain regions of New Hampshire has given us a whole new perspective of the state. As we headed north from the capital, Conway, we left traffic behind and eventually arrived at delightful Lake Squam. There are two Squam Lakes, Little and Large,

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Eating, Drinking, Sleeping

Every day is actioned packed as we move through the state of New Hampshire. It is becoming evident that this is a state with much more to offer than just ‘fall colours’. But on that note, although we are a little early for leaf peeping, each morning

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Starting our New Hampshire Adventure

Having spent Labor Day weekend in Hanover NH, we are now embarking on a pretty extensive tour of the rest of the state. Hanover is the home of the prestigious Ivy League University, Dartmouth. The town is bedecked in Dartmouth Green and every available surface seems to

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