Category: Travel

Travel, Travel in Asia

Krabi is heaven for beach babies

I admit it, I’m a real beach baby. Give me a patch of sand, some warm sea and a good book and I’m happy. One of the many reasons I love Thailand. The beach in Krabi offers something a bit different though. The main beach area is populated by little huts, about 18 of them. […]

Thoughts, Travel, Travel in Europe

Cruising on the Crystal Symphony: It’s paradise at sea

As regular readers will know, I’ve recently been on an amazing cruise of the Mediterranean. We stopped at the most stunning of destinations. Every day when I stepped out onto my balcony, it seemed like I’d woken up in a fairy tale. Like someone had created a magical place to visit just for me! And […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

A surprise new discovery at Maribel

For someone with an elephant memory when it comes to food and restaurants, our visit to Maribel surprised me. I thought I’d been there before but as soon as we pulled into the car park I realised, horror of horrors, I’d never stepped foot in it! So time to try somewhere new. The restaurant is […]

Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

A feast of travel in Europe

I can’t believe it’s been three weeks since I posted. I’ve been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday starting with a couple of days in Rome, then cruising the Med with five amazing stops and finishing in Istanbul where I spent four fascinating days. My head is full of history, memories of the most beautiful of scenery […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Time for lunch: anyone for tapas?

Lunch in Spain is always a joy. For me it involves a lot of sharing – yes, I love tapas-style eating – it means you get to sample more dishes on the menu. And of course it’s usually al fresco and often with a great view! Simply perfect. There are plenty of villages and even […]

I recommend, Shopping, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Cabo de Palos market: fruit and veg from the Orchard of Europe

After the fabulous fish I simply had to show you some of the amazing fruit and veg that you can get in Murcia. It’s a huge agricultural area which has earned it the nickname “the orchard of Europe” and you can see why every time you go into a shop or visit a market. The […]