Have I mentioned before how much I love Italy? And wine? Put the two together and I’m a very happy bunny. Which is why my first trip to Verona included a wine tour up in the hills of Valpolicella – and why I now want my own vineyard in those very same hills.… View Post

I love exploring a new city, and I especially love exploring more than one new city on the same trip. So, after our few days in Amsterdam, my husband and I hopped on a train down to Belgium to meet up with some friends in Antwerp for a weekend –… View Post

I discovered the Sir Albert on Secret Escapes. Browsing their sales is a bit of an addiction of mine, but it was the first time I took the plunge and actually booked – and I’m so glad I did! We had a fantastic stay in Amsterdam, and this hotel was… View Post

For my second Amsterdam post, I thought I’d take a look at some of the tourist hotspots we ticked off while we were there (advance warning – they’re not all “traditional” Amsterdam sights!). There were a few things on the itinerary, and a few others that we didn’t get to… View Post

Amsterdam has been on my list for ages, and given that it’s less than an hour away, it’s madness that I haven’t been before. So it was about time I rectified it! It came about almost by accident. We’d arranged a trip to Antwerp with a few friends (which I’ll… View Post