We may have had unseasonably good weather in the past few weeks – I would even go as far to say, it’s just been that little bit too hot for my liking, especially with no cooling sea breeze or air conditioning to offer respite. But before the sun decided to show itself we opted, on a grey, overcast day, to visit nearby Wisley Gardens. And would you believe, it was our first time, even though it’s only 20 minutes away?
When I book a holiday, I tend to go overboard and research the destination so that I have a full arsenal of ideas and suggestions about what to see and do. But when we made arrangements to stay at Delphina Hotels and Resorts in the north Sardinian coast of Gallura, the furthest I got to any details was just to peruse their website and to check the weather forecast. (more…)
In our household, I’m always thinking about our next adventure. It certainly gives us something to look forward to. However, while exotic destinations and action-packed agendas are at the forefront of our minds when we pack our suitcases, it can be easy to get distracted and throw caution to the wind when it comes to general healthcare. (more…)
At the moment, it seems every time I turn on the news, I am shocked and saddened by the events unfolding in front of me. Only a few weeks ago, we were up in Manchester visiting family, and then the day after we returned home, the terrible attack on Manchester Arena took place. My husband’s cousin was there with his wife and daughter watching Ariana Grande, but thankfully, they were all safe. It certainly made us pause to reflect. And, then last night, in my old stomping ground close to work, saw another horrific assault on innocent lives in London Bridge and Borough Market. (more…)
If you love eating out, then Lisbon is the place for you. Portugal’s capital city is renowned for its seafood and Pasteis de Nata (custard tarts) but you can find traditional local cuisine, as well as fine dining, modern eats and international fare everywhere you turn. (more…)