The little people and I have just returned from a half term trip to Disneyland Paris. Confession time: I am not generally a big Disney fan. I just don’t get it. I quite like some of the vintage Disney animations and imagery, but I certainly didn’t get Frozen fever, find Toy Story quite irritating …well,… Continue reading Disneyland Paris-Ratatouille and Us.
Living in Germany as an army wife has been- still is- quite the adventure. In fact, we liked living in Germany so much that, having left for a two-year posting to the UK, we came back for more. Being part of the British Forces Germany (BFG) community has been a real experience with enough fun… Continue reading Exhibition: The British in Westphalia
City breaks are a thing now. The idea of taking one big holiday is fading, replaced by a number of shorter breaks. Including, but not limited to, the fabulous thing that is the city break. City breaks are great – they can be tailored to any budget, are flexible, can be an affordable means… Continue reading Planning a City Break
Travel, books and history make a happy trio for me. I’m inspired to travel by books I’ve read and I’m inspired to read about places I have visited. My love of history sits neatly with my love of travel and books. Reading a powerful, evocative piece of writing and visiting the places where history was… Continue reading
Guilty Pleasures. We all have them, right? I have loads. Including but not limited to: watching reruns of Diagnosis Murder and Judge Judy, adding extra salt to Pickled Onion Monster Munch and drinking Snowballs. Not always at the same time, although that sounds like a pretty good night in to me. Towards the end of… Continue reading Centre Parcs : My Guilty Pleasure Break
Tis the season to be jolly, but that also means tis the season to be cold. And in Germany, that can mean very cold. And wet. Possibly snowy. But the seasonal conditions should not put you off visiting the German capital. This is a wonderful time to visit Berlin. If you’ve been reading this blog… Continue reading Indoor Options in Berlin
Christmas markets. Magical places where everything is warm and fuzzy, no matter how cold it actually is. I LOVE Christmas markets, and living in Germany means the Weihnachtsmarkt is a fixture of the festive season. If you are planning to visit a German Christmas market in the next few weeks , I hope a few tips… Continue reading German Christmas Market Tips