Apart from the actual travelling , obviously. Things Helen Loves started out as a travel blog. It’s meandered about a bit. There’s been a few lifestyle posts, lots of graveyards, a bit of army wife life thrown in along the way. I always return to travel and exploring. It’s what I love. This hasn’t been… Continue reading Things I Miss About Travel
I feel like things are looking a little more hopeful on the travel front this month. The idea that we could be travelling again one day soon seems possible. It’s a good feeling. But everything has changed. Travel can no longer be the care free, fast and bustling business it was before. The industry is… Continue reading 5 Ways to Travel with Kindness
So. Covid-19. The virus we hadn’t heard of at the end of last year has turned everything upside down. And no one has any idea when normality will resume. Travel plans? Forget it. Not safe, not possible. Not in the way we used to know, anyway. Lack of mobility and weeks spent in the house… Continue reading Travel from Home: You Tube
Happy International Happiness Day ! In honour of a day devoted to happiness, and throwing in a dash of inspiration taken from the #travelsparksjoy tag that’s doing the rounds, I thought it would be nice to talk about the travel experiences that create happiness. Obviously, what aspect of travel sparks joy is going to vary… Continue reading International Happiness Day: The Travel Edit.
Potsdam. Famous for its parks and gardens and beautiful buildings. Sadly, the day we visited Potsdam was one of those where the best laid plans derail , so we didn’t see a great deal of all the lovely things Potsdam is famous for. However, we did enjoy our little taste of the place and I… Continue reading How to Do ( And Don’t) Potsdam.
Recently, I have done a lot of exploring. We spent our family summer holidays travelling around Luxembourg and Germany, exploring a ton of interesting things and places. So far, so fun. But when I’ve been raving and blogging about places been and the things seen, one thing just doesn’t get enough care or credit. And that,… Continue reading A Barefoot Walk.
Blog post about my visit to the Steinwache Museum of Resistance & Persecution in Dortmund. Housed in a former Gestapo Prison, this museum is educational and thought provoking.
Hello and welcome back…or just welcome, if your new around here. This post is part two, partner to the post I put up last week about travel on a budget and how to stretch your money (missed it? find it here. Your welcome!) . I’m writing this with family travel in mind because that’s what… Continue reading Family Travel on a Budget- Part 2.
Be it a day trip someplace new or weeks on the road, most of us love to travel. But it doesn’t come cheap, especially if you travel as a family. I’ve written this two part post to share the tips that help us afford to travel. Best value or budget doesn’t always mean the cheapest.… Continue reading Family Travel on a Budget- Part 1.
Living in Germany was never part of any master plan. Now im settled, I know there are things I will truly miss when my time here is up. So, things I love about being a Brit based in Germany… 1) Germans take the concept of wellness really seriously. It isn’t viewed as self-indulgent to invest in taking care… Continue reading Things I Love About Life in Germany.