Kielder Water Lodges – A Weekend Break

Does your family have a special holiday destination? A place you return to time after time? A place that’s filled with memory and nostalgia for both you and your family? During the summers of my childhood, my family took many memorable trips to the serenity of Kielder Water in Northumberland, a 2 hour car journey from our home in Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Since our family stopped visiting … Continue reading Kielder Water Lodges – A Weekend Break

Visit the Royal Albert Hall: 1968 Host Venue

Visit the Royal Albert Hall – the Home of Eurovision 1968! I embarked on a visit to the Royal Albert Hall a couple of years back. It was my Dad’s birthday so we were looking for something to keep us occupied for a couple of hours. So we booked onto a tour of the Royal Albert Hall. I’d been to a couple of concerts here … Continue reading Visit the Royal Albert Hall: 1968 Host Venue

Street Art Tel Aviv: Graffiti and Public Art Photo Blog

Street Art Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is one of the cultural capitals of the Mediterranean. There are so many art galleries here and the street art in Tel Aviv is hard to miss. While I didn’t go looking for street art, I found it in almost every part of the city. And I’m no expert on street art, but some of it is quite good. … Continue reading Street Art Tel Aviv: Graffiti and Public Art Photo Blog

Jerusalem Blog: What To See In A Day

Jerusalem Blog A city that requires little introduction! Which is a good thing because describing a city like this isn’t easy. It has over 4000 years of human history. It is sacred to three of the worlds largest religions. The city is mentioned in the bible 632 times and in parts of the Qur’an. It has been destroyed twice and switched hands at least 44 … Continue reading Jerusalem Blog: What To See In A Day

A Tel Aviv City Break: Travel Advice and Top Tips

A Tel Aviv City Break When I first booked my visit to Tel Aviv, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve seen so much of the Middle East in the news and many of the images I saw didn’t fill me with wanderlust. I also saw the momentary glint of worry in my mother’s eye when I told her we were visiting Israel. This … Continue reading A Tel Aviv City Break: Travel Advice and Top Tips

The Beaches of Tel Aviv: A DIY Walking Tour

The Beaches of Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is famous throughout the world for it’s beautiful beaches. And for good reason. Stretching from the Yarkon River in the north, to Jaffa in the south, Tel Aviv city has miles of golden sandy beach. Better yet, the beaches are a stone’s throw from the city centre and many of Tel Aviv’s biggest hotels are on the seafront. … Continue reading The Beaches of Tel Aviv: A DIY Walking Tour

Jaffa Flea Market, Tel Aviv: A Photo Blog

Visit Jaffa Flea Market, Tel Aviv This is a must for any trip to Tel Aviv. Jaffa is Tel Aviv’s old town and has over 4000 years of history. Although there are many things to see and do in Jaffa,  the Flea Market is one of the area’s main attractions.   This is a place you must see to believe. Therefore, I’m going to write less … Continue reading Jaffa Flea Market, Tel Aviv: A Photo Blog

Discover Lanzarote Sunsets

Discover Lanzarote – 12 Top Tips for Travellers

Discover Lanzarote There’s never been a better time to Discover Lanzarote. Lanzarote is a popular resort for tourists in Europe. Firstly, the island promises year-round sunshine, warm weather and low rainfall which creates the perfect climate for poolside travel. Moreover, miles of black sandy beaches create the impression of a desert paradise. Yet look past this tranquility and you’ll find an island with a violently … Continue reading Discover Lanzarote – 12 Top Tips for Travellers

Why Tenerife? 6 Reasons You Should Plan Your Visit

The Canary Islands were always a mainstay of family holidays during my childhood. My parents worked in hospitality so we took out holidays when business was quiet. This often meant we were looking for reliable, sunny escapes during the winter months. As a consequence, the Canaries conjure fond memories for me, including our trip to Tenerife. A lot of time has passed since then and … Continue reading Why Tenerife? 6 Reasons You Should Plan Your Visit