Travel Journal

4 days in Porto, Portugal

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Porto, I have now made such good memories with you. I absolutely loved the city and I came home, after 4 days, with wonderful memories and …

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Buildings in Porto

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The buildings in Porto are certainly very colourful and do not lack character. Little alleys, washing on the line, very old buildings, tiled ones, they are …

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Art, grafitti, murals and lots of tiles in Porto

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Porto is known for its tiled buildings, the blue tiles are all over the place. To begin, this is what the station looks like. I wished …

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Wine Cellars

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I cannot recommend Port Wine Tasting enough. Having read all about the Douro Valley, and it’s magnificent landscape which I unfortunately did not get a chance …

Days out with kidsTravel JournalUk

Shoeburyness Beach, Essex

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I love the ocean, the sea breeze, the salty air on the beach. During a weekend, I decided to go check out this beach, as it …

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Stonehenge, World Heritage Site

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There is far more to Stonehenge than meets the eye. It seems to be a mere ring of stones, however, it is more or less a …

GardenOther Tales

Enjoying my garden in the mini heatwave

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I always feel like winter is dragging on forever but things are finally looking up, dare a say a few days of sunshine too is on …

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White Cliffs of Dover

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Day 1 of my trip to France Since I had to take the train from Dover, I thought why not go one day early to Dover …

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Road Trip to France

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Trip to Disneyland Paris, France It was my first road trip to Europe, driving from Port of Dover in Uk to Port of Calais in France, …

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Disneyland Hotel, Paris

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Disneyland Paris’  25th Anniversary The hotel I stayed in is right at the entrance of the park. One of the huge benefits of staying in the …

FoodOther Tales

Waffles with Hazelnut Chocolate spread and Strawberries

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I love good food, especially those that can be prepared and cooked easily and quickly. I have to say, this waffles dish is phenomenal. I wonder …

Days out with kidsTravel JournalUk

Roaming in South Kensington

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While at the Science Museum last week, the children and I got to see a Bubbles Show. It was a sunny day and the bubbles were …

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Disneyland Paris – France

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I did it. I went to France. I have lived in England for over 18 years and yet this was the first time I was going …

GardenOther Tales

So excited about Spring

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The sun is out, it is not even that cold outside. It’s colder indoors than outdoors. And it is my first time in the garden since …

Days out with kidsParentingTravel JournalUk

Science Museum London, with the children

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Science Museum, Kensington London It’s the Easter Holidays. And my first time travelling on my own with the children on the trains and the London underground. The …

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2 Days in London

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Day 1 Aboard the Sightseeing Bus I have been to London countless of times and I never tire of it, with its endless strings of attractions. …

Other Tales

Spring

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After bleak days, cold, grey and dark, it looks like the good weather is here, the sun is shining and soon I will forget all about …

Other TalesParenting

Mothers Day

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One of the days when I get to stay in bed in the morning while breakfast is being cooked  ( by the hubby ) for me …

Travel JournalUk

Things to do and see in Whitby

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Whitby is a charming seaside town in Yorkshire,  Northern England. Full of history, it is here that Bram Stoker had his inspirations for Dracula ( spooky …

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Legoland- Windsor

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Legoland Legoland is Uk’s favourite Kids Theme Park and it is definitely my son’s one as he loves lego and has been asking to go there …