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The first time I went to Las Vegas I was more than a little stunned. I'd seen it on CSI, after all, so I knew it was all... [more]
Cardiff is the capital of Wales. You knew that, right? Cardiff Bay is in Cardiff (shocking, I know) and it has litera... [more]
 
I'm the first to admit that the Spanish Islands never feature in my list of travel targets as I tend to, rightly or wro... [more]
Nestled just off the main square, on Ffos-y-Felin, in the lovely North Walian town of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Pa... [more]
Located just outside the village of Llithfaen on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales, Nant Gwrtheyrn is perhaps best known... [more]
To kick start our regular Saturday road trips, I suggested that LT might like to take his new camera out and get some sh... [more]
Before holidaying in Istanbul, I'd never heard of Cappadocia. Luckily for me, I have a keen and inquisitive photographe... [more]
Caernarfon is a mid-sized town in the Gwynedd region of North Wales and sits across the Menai Strait from the Isle of An... [more]
El Retiro is the largest park in Madrid; covering 350 acres of land at the Western edge of the city. There's so much to ... [more]
During a recent long weekend in Newcastle, I discover the wonders of the Quayside, down by the peaceful banks of the Ri... [more]
The Magical Lantern Festival, currently being held at the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, is the perfect event to get y... [more]
25/11/2016 - 02/01/2017
I know what you're thinking... there can't be much fun had around a reservoir, right? Wrong! There might not be much f... [more]
Like most other people of a certain age in the UK, I've heard of Percy Thrower. I'm too young to have watched him in T... [more]
Over the past twenty years, Edinburgh has emerged as a major player when it comes to organising and hosting a thoroughly... [more]
01/12/2016 - 08/01/2017
As I was busy writing last weekend about my trips to Cadwaladers, I eventually branched out after work on Friday and hea... [more]
Porthmadog is a small town on the North Wales coast and is known for its wonderful Welsh Highland Railway, it's harbour ... [more]
Nestled on the main street as you pass through the charming little village of Llanbedr in Snowdonia National Park, is We... [more]
Snowdonia National Park is famous for being the home of the highest mountain in England and Wales, but it's also world r... [more]
A half hour drive west of the Wyoming capital of Cheyenne lies the town of Buford. Buford isn't a huge city, crammed wi... [more]
Built by pioneers following the trail of the Transcontinental Railroad, Cheyenne was once a mecca of cowboy dive bars an... [more]
'I was standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona. Such a fine sight to see...' Winslow is a small city around 50 min... [more]
Located on the corner of Walnut and Linden in the beautiful Downtown location in Fort Collins, Denver, is the charming L... [more]
Jerónimos Monastery/Belém Tower and surrounds: This is quite a difficult one to narrow down as there are just so many t... [more]
I have to admit that Lisbon had never featured on my travel list. This is mainly because I don't actually have one. Sti... [more]
My inaugural venture to Porthmadog was on my first full day as a fresh-faced North Wales resident, and I was both excite... [more]
In between the major cities of Flagstaff and Phoenix in Arizona is a beautiful little city, nestled in the mountains, ca... [more]
Perched upon a hill at the top of the town of Harlech, looking out across Cardigan Bay, sits the beautiful Harlech Castl... [more]
Over the weekend, I agreed to take my husband for possibly his last camping trip of the season. Let the record show that... [more]
I thought I'd do a special post dedicated to the wonderfully sinister underbelly of Edinburgh. Mainly, because there a... [more]
I first visited Nashville back in 2006 on my very first US road trip. It's still the best holiday decision I ever made,... [more]
I'd been working in Dolgellau for a month when my friend from Scotland asked me what it was like. I quickly realised I c... [more]
Edinburgh is the capital city and second largest city in Scotland, UK. The city has a wonderfully dark past and the cha... [more]
If you're looking for something to scare the bejesus out of you this Halloween, you've come to the right part of the wor... [more]
28/10/2016 - 31/10/2016
Anyone that knows me knows I love my coffee. I also love finding coffee shops where I can indulge in my favourite habit... [more]
I'm a huge fan of so called 'dark tourism' sights and, having visited Paris a number of times in the past, I was left wo... [more]
There are several excellent markets strewn throughout the city of Barcelona, but the Mercado de San Josep de la Boqueria... [more]
Margaritaville is a chain of restaurants and bars owned by country legend, Jimmy Buffet. I previously visited one in Me... [more]
There are few things better in my little world than going out for dinner on a Friday night and knowing that I can roll h... [more]
On the Isle of Anglesey at the north West tip of Wales lies the beautiful seaside town of Beaumaris. It has a fabulous... [more]
Las Vegas is famous (or infamous, rather) for its nightlife. However, you don't need to be shut away in a casino, throwi... [more]
I planned to visit New Orleans back in late 2005, but the city, and its good people, had been devastated by Hurricaine K... [more]
It can be difficult to know where to go for cocktails on the Las Vegas Strip; mainly because the choice is so wide and y... [more]
Paris isn't the first place that springs to mind when you think of cheap travel, but there is a surprising amount to do ... [more]
After spending 3 days chilling out on the shores of Lake Como, we jumped on the train and made our way to Milan's Centra... [more]
Bygdøy Peninsula is connected to the Norwegian mainland but, for tourists, is best accessed by the ferries from Pier 3, ... [more]
Anyone that's ever tuned in to Breaking Bad on TV will be all too familiar with this iconic eatery, frequented by Walt a... [more]
Before I moved to Wales, I'd only read about Portmeirion in various articles that were always entitled '10 Places That'l... [more]
This bazaar is one of the oldest and largest in the city and is housed within a massive covered area, which started life... [more]
Paris Hotel and Casino is one of the most recognisable hotels along Las Vegas Boulevard, with its mini Eiffel Tower and ... [more]
There are few things I hate more than getting up early. There's *nothing* I hate more than getting up early on holida... [more]
A few days ago; driving through the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, we spotted a sign for Las Vegas. To say we were s... [more]
On the Main Street in Downtown Las Vegas, New Mexico is Plaza Drugs. This gorgeously retro building serves as both a sp... [more]
On previous Southern road trips, my schedule was pretty tightly fixed and I hadn't really had the chance to visit Memphi... [more]
Driving through the heavily congested Cerillos Road on the way to find a Walmart in the hope I could find flowers to fas... [more]
As we were spending some time in Santa Fe, and my husband is a keen photographer, I was dragged up the side of a hill in... [more]
The isle of Arran sits off the west coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde and is home to around 4.5k people. I've b... [more]
Queen of Crime writers, Agatha Christie, was born in the English seaside town of Torquay in Devon in September 1890. As ... [more]
This stunning city is the oldest state capital in the US, dating back to 1608. The city's Sunday name is La Villa Rea... [more]
Within the confines of Tuilleries Jardin is the Musée de l'Orangerie, which is a famous Impressionist and Post-impressio... [more]
Located within the Inn of the Governors Hotel at 101 West Alameda Street in Downtown, Del Charro is a friendly neighbou... [more]
Hubby and I are huge fans of the Food Network show 'Diners, Drive Ins and Dives' and generally watch with wonder as Guy ... [more]
After an epic 26 hours of being awake in order to fly from Manchester to Las Vegas (via Philadelphia), we crawled in to ... [more]
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