Beautiful Brazil

My husband and I arrived in Brazil 4 weeks ago. As you’d expect from this country it has been a vibrant, crazy and whirlwind start to a 9 week adventure. From the incredibly cosmopolitan and exciting city of Sao Paulo; the African vibes of Salvador; Rio stole our hearts but exhausted us with her heights; … More Beautiful Brazil

Ambling around Arran

The Arran Coastal Way The Arran Coastal Way circumnavigates the beautiful Isle of Arran off the West Coast of Scotland. The 65mile (108km) circular walk takes in stunning scenery from beautiful villages, mountains, white sandy beaches to the remote north of the island. In June this year, my friend Victoria and I decided to walk … More Ambling around Arran

The French Pyrenees

WWOOFING in the foothills of the Pyrenees.  For those who don’t know, WWOOFING (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) is a great way to travel. This was our first experience of WWOOFING and we originally hoped to put our bodies and minds to good use after 10 days on the road and find out, more … More The French Pyrenees

Bonjour Normandie!

Goodbye Bristol! Bonjour Normandy! We left Bristol last week at 7am with my parents waving us off (very bleary eyed, but they had managed to dress, thank god). The drive to Dover was everything we didn’t expect. No traffic, no queues, no hold ups (even round the M25) and so we turned up, as usual, … More Bonjour Normandie!


We left Scotland 5 days ago and the first leg of the journey took us 390 miles south to the City of Bristol. We will be here for another few days before we head to Dover, for the ferry over to France. It is wonderful to have long lazy evenings in front of the fire … More Bristol