Days Out

Why Mountain Bike Riding in Galicia Spain should be on your list

 Galicia Spain Why Mountain Bike Riding in Galicia Spain should be on your list I recently read a quote on a blog from Sacred Rides founder, Mike Brcic that said: “A bad day on a mountain bike always beats a […]

A backdrop for romance stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle, Wales A backdrop for romance stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there some day? Well, that sums up me and […]

Meeting Santa for the day in Winter Wonderland Lapland

Lapland, Finland Meeting Santa for the day in Winter Wonderland Have you ever had one of those bucket list items that you thought you were never going to do and then you finally tick it off your list? Flying to Winter Wonderland […]

Domain De Chantilly Chateau, France

Chateau de Chantilly, France Domain De Chantilly Chateau From the moment that you see Chateau de Chantilly with its reflection on the water, you are automatically captured by its beauty. Set amongst 115 hectares of gardens the Château comprises of two buildings, […]

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace, England A Palace fit for a King There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit […]

Hever Castle in Spring through Pictures, England

Hever Castle in Spring through Pictures, England Hever Castle is the childhood home of Anne Boleyn (one of Henry VIII’s wives) and is one of my favourite castles to visit in the UK, not only because of its history (History […]

Bodiam Castle, England, Inside the Walls of a Medieval Castle

Castle Bodiam Castle, England Inside the Walls of a Medieval Castle When I imagine a medieval castle, Bodiam Castle is exactly how I picture one. They say that there are only a few buildings that can rival its magnificent settings […]

Terezin Concentration Camp, Czech Republic

Terezin Concentration Camp   The Czech Republic is renowned for its culture, wonderful scenery, bohemian castles and great beer but just one hour outside of Prague lies Terezín, a sleepy little town that holds a horrific testament to an age […]

What fairy tales are made of Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle  As I stepped of the train at Hechingen Station and saw Hohenzollern Castle in the distance, it reminded me of something out of a fairy-tale movie. Perched on top of a small isolated mountain above the Hechingen town […]