Destinations

MRT - How to get around Singapore

MRT – How to get around Singapore

MRT – How to get around Singapore There are a number of ways to get around Singapore of course, and I just wanted to give their metro system some love! Below […]

Snorkelling at Abang Island

Snorkelling at Abang Island

Snorkelling at Abang Island Clear turquoise seas? Colourful corals? Deserted tropical islands with palm trees and mangroves? Snorkelling at Abang Island in Indonesia had all that and more! Yes to […]

Gaudi Trail Barcelona (Top 5 Must See Gaudi Works!)

Gaudi Trail Barcelona (Top 5 Must See)

Gaudi Trail Barcelona Top 5 Must-See Works What should I see in Barcelona? These are my personal favourites on the Gaudi Trail Barcelona (Top 5 Must See). An easy to […]

Visit Casa Vicens

Visit Casa Vicens

Visit Casa Vicens Do you plan to visit Casa Vicens? What, you’ve never heard of it? Well, in the first place, you’re not alone! The never-before-seen house was actually Gaudi’s […]

Visit Casa Batllo in Barcelona (5 Top Tips)

Visit Casa Batllo in Barcelona (5 Top Tips)

Casa Batllo / Casa Batlló – (5 Top Tips) Visiting Casa Batllo, also known as the ‘House of Bones’ was, undoubtedly, my favourite Gaudi building in Barcelona, Spain. With its phenomenal […]

Park Guell - GAUDI GOES OUTDOORS

5 Top Tips for Visiting Park Guell – Gaudi Goes Outdoors

Visit Park Guell – Gaudi Goes Outdoors Gaudi didn’t just design indoors, Park Guell is a great testament to his skill in an outside space. If you are looking to visit […]

Visit the Sagrada Familia

Visit Sagrada Familia – What you get when you cross a Church with a Porcupine

Visit Sagrada Familia What do you get if you cross a church with a porcupine? The Sagrada Familia is arguably Spains most recognized building and, of course, has a huge […]

Guide to Public Transport in Barcelona

Your Guide to Public Transport in Barcelona – How to get around

Your Guide to Public Transport in Barcelona – How to get around Barcelona is a bustling city with a fantastic vibe that begs to be strolled around, but there are […]

Sagrada Familia Gallery

Sagrada Familia Gallery Welcome to the Sagrada Familia gallery. My main review can be found here, Visit Sagrada Familia. I usually do a Gallery per country or a gallery per […]

The Plough Coldharbour

The Plough – Coldharbour

The Plough – Coldharbour Set in the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, AONB, is The Plough Coldharbour. The Surrey Hills were designated an AONB in 1958. They receive […]

The White Hart WitleyThe White Hart Witley

White Hart – Witley

White Hart – Witley. A great Country Pub with a Modern Twist The White Hart at Witley is an Elizabethan (16th Century) public house and is said to stand on […]

The Crown Inn ChiddingfoldThe Crown Inn Chiddingfold

The Crown – Chiddingfold

The Crown Inn Chiddingfold It is said The Crown Inn Chiddingfold is, certainly, one of the oldest pubs in England. It is said it was originally built as a Rest […]

Dog and Pheasant Brook SurreyDog and Pheasant Brook Surrey

Dog and Pheasant – Brook

Dog and Pheasant – Brook, Surrey The Dog and Pheasant is a 15th Century Medieval Coaching Inn, full of black oak beams and, of course, character.  Yes, Medieval, it’s that […]

The white horse shereThe white horse shere

The White Horse – Shere

The White Horse – Shere The White Horse – Shere was built in about 1425 as a farmhouse. The Inglenook fireplaces were added later in the 1600s and it became […]

travelling new zealand in a campervan

Travelling New Zealand in a Campervan

Travelling New Zealand in a Campervan Most people cannot just take off and spend life on the road, however much they want to. Real life gets in the way! I […]

Chateau Pape Clement

Chateau Pape Clement

Chateau Pape Clement Firstly, Chateau Pape Clement is one of the oldest planted vineyards in the region, with the first harvests taking place around 1252. It was given to Bertrand de Goth when he became Archbishop of Bordeaux, […]

Chateau Cantenac – Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Chateau Cantenac – Saint Emilion Grand Cru Yes, the Bordeaux area! I always love visiting here. In addition to having family close by, there is an awful lot of wine […]

Wine Taste Lovers Tour

Wine Taste Lovers Tour No driving, no organising, no language barriers, no worries! On our Rioja odyssey, we used one company, Wine Taste Lovers. Their website can be found here. […]

Bodega ValdelanaBodega Valdelana

Bodega Valdelana

Bodega Valdelana Firstly, I looked at staying at Marques de Riscal hotel, you know, the one designed by Frank Gehry. I checked Booking.com for our dates. £425 per night? You’re […]

Bodega Marques de Riscal

Bodega Marques de Riscal

Bodega Marques de Riscal Buildings don’t get much more distinctive than this! Bodega Marques de Riscal is situated in the town of Elciego, which is nestled in front of the Sierra […]

Tondonia Winery – Zaha Hadid Pavilion

Tondonia Winery – Zaha Hadid Pavilion Gorgeous wine and gorgeous architecture! The Tondonia Winery – Zaha Hadid Pavilion was another on our ‘must see’ list while we were in La […]

Bodega Marques de Riscal

Planning a trip to the Rioja Bodegas (Wineries)

Planning a trip to the Rioja Bodegas (Wineries) Ok, you want to sample some good Spanish Rioja with some stunning architecture, sunshine and tapas thrown in for good measure? But […]

Doha Flying visit

Doha – More than just a stopover

Travelling Qatar When travelling business class long haul with Qatar Airways, if your stop over at Doha is more than 8 hours Qatar Airways may offer you a Transit Hotel. […]

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao @ http://ecentricenglishman.com

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – Truly Stunning Architecture

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Having been let down on my wine tour – more of that later –  I was, therefore, at a loose end. I only had the afternoon left […]

Napier – Art Deco New Zealand

Napier – Art Deco New Zealand     Earthquake In this case, Napier’s Art Deco history started on the night of 3 February 1931 when an earthquake struck. Measuring a huge […]

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