Boston

NEW YEAR IN BOSTON – COLD!  COLD!  COLD!   I won’t harp on about the weather -but! The extreme cold led to cancellation of many First Night festivities on New Years Eve.  Sightseeing was very difficult  due to the biting  temperatures. And that was BEFORE  the blizzard!  But you can’t travel almost 5000km and sit […]

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A 4 night Road Trip from Bergamo

         Bergamo is a great base for exploring Northern Italy.   Flights into Orio al Serio airport can be very reasonable and while most passengers are happy to transfer directly from the arrivals hall to the Milan shuttle waiting outside the terminal building,  the city of Bergamo itself is well worth a weekend […]

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New York with Teenagers

A trip to New York  accommodates everyone in the family – even the reluctant teenager or young adult who is really far too cool to been seen with you any more.   But providing activities doesn’t come cheap – especially if your darlings are not into museums, galleries and general sightseeing.   As a family destination favourite, […]

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A Road Trip in Namibia

  Reactions were universally the same when we said we were going to Namibia -“Where’s that” and “Why are you going there”. Namibia caught our eye as one of the few places in Africa where self drive is a viable option and possibly the only place on the continent where one can enjoy a safari […]

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