Category Archives: Travel

New York, New York

I recently returned from my New Year’s trip to New York City with 9 friends. We had around 5 days all told, staying at the Kimberley Hotel in Midtown East, Manhattan. The hotel was great – we had two suites, … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Buying a House, Visiting New York, Helicopter Flight and trip to Peru

Once again, I haven’t posted for months. In my defence, though, I’ve been a bit busy. I bought a house about 5 weeks ago so I’ve been spending my time decorating and buying lots of things. It’s exciting but hasn’t … Continue reading

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Dublin and Giant’s Causeway

Dublin and Giant’s Causeway, a set on Flickr. Some months ago, my friends and I organised a trip to Dublin for New Year. I’d never been before – in fact, I’d never been to Ireland before – and it surprised … Continue reading

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Solo Trip To Rome

As discussed in my previous post, I spent the weekend before last Rome. I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to go as it happens. My flight was early on Friday morning and on Wednesday evening and through … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Off – So I’m Going To Rome!

I finished my job on Friday. It was a sad day, as I’ve been there 5 1/2 years, but a new job had come up which was exactly what I was looking for. I asked if I could work my … Continue reading

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Lake District Adventure Holiday

A few weeks ago I headed up to the Lake District with the family for a week. I’d been able to get a caravan cheaply through work so why not? We were based on the shores of Ullswater, which was … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 5: Las Vegas

America Roadtrip Part 5: Las Vegas, a set on Flickr. So, on to the final part of my roadtrip recap! After our morning in the Hollywood Hills and driving out of Los Angeles, we hit the Interstate for the drive … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 4: Los Angeles

America Roadtrip Part 4: Los Angeles, a set on Flickr. From Santa Barbara, it was on to LA. Having been to LA before and not particularly liked it, I wasn’t surprised to find that my opinion hadn’t changed. It’s simply … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 3: Pacific Coast Highway

America Roadtrip Part 3: Pacific Coast Highway, a set on Flickr. After Yosemite we drove back to the coast aiming for Monterey. After setting up shop in a motel just outside town, we got taxis to Cannery Row. Our friendly … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 2: Yosemite National Park

America Roadtrip Part 2: Yosemite National Park, a set on Flickr. This may have been the part of the trip I was most been looking forward to and it lived up to my expectations. In common with much of the … Continue reading

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