That time I visited Istanbul…and it was under renovation!

That time I visited Istanbul…and it was under renovation!

Istanbul!  A city which evokes exotic images of East meets West, a city which spans two continents... And a city which seemed to be completely under renovation when we visited! Yes, it felt like every landmark and monument that I visited on my whistlestop tour of the city in September had something going on. The [...]

Aaah Menorca!

Aaah Menorca!

This small but perfectly formed island holds a very special place in my heart. I have a family connection to the island and I also have precious memories from a particular holiday taken there long ago. The few trips I had there initially when I was younger were very much about sun, sea and sand [...]

Loafing around Lewes!

Loafing around Lewes!

I spent a lovely weekend in Lewes during the summer visiting friends. I always love going down there, it’s brilliant to hang out with my friends first and foremost, but Lewes is also a gorgeous little historic town. I feel like I’ve had a proper little mini-break when I return from there. Lewes sits in [...]