Honfleur in bloom

Honfleur, located in the lower Normandy region of France, has finally been discovered. One of the few remaining old-style ports in Normandy, this tiny fishing village for so long remained in the shadows, but gradually the tourists hordes are becoming aware of its picturesque charm. Indeed, despite a plethora of restaurants, cafes, shops, making it… Continue reading Honfleur in bloom

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Epic Adventures in New Zealand: Camping & Hiking

How to plan the most memorable New Zealand camping & hiking trip ever! New Zealand…a place where heaven seems to be tangibly present on earth, a place where the vast wilderness is best explored one tiny step at a time! This is no secret here friends: Kiwi country is probably best explored by foot, and… Continue reading Epic Adventures in New Zealand: Camping & Hiking

Explore the Langdale Valley – The Lake District Cumbria

The Langdale Valley in The Lake District National Park.

The Langdale Valley in The Lake District National Park offers some of the finest mountain scenery that Cumbria has to offer. You can reach The Langdale Valley by driving from Ambleside on the A593 towards Skelwith Bridge. Take the B5343 at the junction of the Skelwith Bridge Hotel and follow the road past beautiful Elter… Continue reading Explore the Langdale Valley – The Lake District Cumbria

Thruscross Resevoir – Such natural beauty so close to Leeds!

Thuscross Rsevoir from the air.

One of the best things I love about living in Leeds is that the city is very close to beautiful countryside, natural beauty and wildlife. Within 20 minutes drive of Leeds you can be in the countryside and walking footpaths and trails through woodland and up hills and peaks. I have been to Thruscross Resevoir… Continue reading Thruscross Resevoir – Such natural beauty so close to Leeds!

Shopping heaven in Milan

Shopping in Milan has got to be the ultimate female shopping experience and perhaps male experience too!  I’m just back from two days in Milan, one of the shopping capitals of the world. If you are looking for high-end designer purchases this is the place to be. Quadrilatero della Moda is the place to head… Continue reading Shopping heaven in Milan

French Alps Cable Car breaks down

The French Alps cable car that broke down this week  offers amazing panoramic views of the Mont Blanc mountain range and I was there only two weeks ago. The cable cars that broke down, stranding people overnight in sub zero conditions, connect the Aiguille du Midi peak in France, at 3,842m (12,605ft), to Pointe Helbronner… Continue reading French Alps Cable Car breaks down