Welcome

Hi.  I’m Marie and you are very welcome to HopsSkipsandJumps.     If you are reading this you are probably like me – happiest when planning your next trip (or 2…  or 3….!) I’m a very unlikely victim of a travel bug.   Firstly,  the gene pool – my parents were of that generation that only […]

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My Top 10 of Everything! Mini Bucket-List Road Trips in Europe

So you’ve a week or less but don’t want to confine yourself to a city break.  Or maybe you’ve visited all the major centres and don’t know where next….Read on….. Experience has taught me that one always comes home from a road trip knowing one could have done better! Chosen routes are not always the […]

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BLACK

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is BLACK A few black(ish) edibles…. Squid in Black Ink – San Sebastian Black Beans, Belize Still working our way through Christmas junk here! It’s actually years since we’d a box of Black Magic…. Mussels for Lunch, Donegal ……..and something with which to wash it all down.. Black coffee […]

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CMMC – JANUARY ALPHABET (A AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WORD)

A is for ADJECTIVE! Abundant San Ignacio, Belize Amazing Bryce Canyon, Utah Abandoned Skellig Michael, Ireland Artistic Angel Oak Tree, Charleston, South Carolina Awesome Cliffs of Moher, Ireland Airy Rainforest Lodge, Borneo Appetizing Shop window, Bruges Accessible Catedral de Lamego, Portugal Awful! Back Street, Athens Active Great Western Greenway, Westport, Ireland Aggressive Howth, County Dublin […]

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DOOR

Some doors in disguise – all from London…. This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is DOOR Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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