3 days in Paris

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Visiting Paris with my husband and 2 children. I mention the 2 children because as a travelling mum, you want happy children, because happy children mean happy parents.  City breaks are tiring for grown ups let alone children, but the end result no matter what,  we made lots of happy memories. It was very tiring, […]

7 Coloured Earths

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The 7 coloured earths is a place in Mauritius. As the name implies, it is a small area, made up of sand dunes, not any ordinary sand, but of 7 colours of sand. It is a natural phenomenon and surprisingly it does not erode despite torrential rain. As I mentioned before, I grew up in […]

Holiday in Mauritius – first few days in a cyclone

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Note – A tropical cyclone, also called a typhoon or hurricane, is an intense circular storm that originates over warm tropical oceans. They are all the same, only different distinctive terms for a storm are used in different parts of the world. Hurricane is used in the central and Northeast Pacific, Atlantic and the Caribean […]

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 I had these kind of views everyday at my local train station. Sao Bento Station    More around the town I wonder if I missed any of these quirky […]

Shoeburyness, Essex – A Sand & Shingle Beach

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I love the sea. I love the blue water, the splashing waves that come crashing against my toes, the sea breeze, and most of all, I love sea shells. During a sunny weekend, I decided to go check out this beach, as it is about 1 hour away from my house.  Now to go to […]

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 ring of mysteries. Thousand of years ago, an ancient civilisation, or was it aliens, raised a circle of huge rectangular stones in a field, which we now call, Stonehenge. […]

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, and then heading to Paris, Disneyland. I now realise that it would have been maybe easier and less stressful to go by the Eurostar train from London to Paris […]