We were staying in Clermont Florida and needed a break from theme parks, research suggested Mount Dora would be a fantastic place to explore. I was not disappointed. About a forty five minute drive via toll roads and we found ourselves parking easily in the centre of town despite it being a Saturday. We spent a couple […]
It’s been a while Stockbridge but the reunion of The Grey Traveller and this perfect Hampshire village was sweet. The windows were festive, the retailers cheery and The Three Cups welcoming with warmth, good food and great cheer. Here are a few of my favourite photos. Happy Christmas.
A recent visit to London reminded just how pretty London is at Christmas and I pledge to visit again next December. I especially liked the classy understated Christmas wreaths and decorations around the Chelsea and Belgravia areas. Here are a few of my favourite photos.
When you have had a full day in a theme park and the feet are throbbing a grey girl has to do what a grey girl has to do and that is find a cocktail in a bar with the right ambience ……. and in no particular order ………… my cocktail highlights were ………. The […]
Stay in the Titanic Quarter which is quiet for sleeping but still within easy walking distance of major attractions. Close to the best attraction (Titanic Museum), exhibition centre and the SSE Arena. Use taxis from the airport as they are cheap. £6 from George Best Airport to the Titanic Quarter. Save the Titanic Museum until it […]
I happened on the Titanic Quarter almost by accident when surfing the Airbnb site for potential places to stay for a long weekend in Belfast. Arc Apartments popped up and the location was a godsend. Being a traveller of a certain age I didn’t particularly want an area where I might be disturbed by the late night […]
No I hadn’t heard of Nafpaktos either! ……..but so glad that I have now. Just over a two and half hour easy drive from the mighty Athens this coastal region on the Gulf of Corinth boasts history and quiet fishing villages topped off with sunshine and glorious creamy feta cheese. We stayed at Nafpaktos Villa which was a twenty […]