September 30, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Did you know that you can get to Morocco in just an hour or two by ferry from Spain (depending on the route) and several Moroccan cities are well served by budget airlines. So, for Europeans in particular, the country is easily accessible and is a treat for history, architecture and food lovers. Then there […]
September 27, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
Today, September 27th, is World Tourism Day – whatever that is! Well, I’m at home so I’m taking you on a tour of my village (grab your umbrella – rain is on its way!). Welcome to Shankill. We are located in South County Dublin which is on the East Coast of Ireland. I think I’m […]
September 24, 2019.Reading time less than 1 minute.
September 21, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
This is one of London’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing over 100,000 visitors at weekends. Originally a timber yard and stables, it began life as a food market but in the 1970’s, a weekly craft market started up, paving the way for the huge enterprise it is today. I wonder if any of the original […]
September 18, 2019.Reading time 2 minutes.
Q is for Quetzal! No – I wasn’t stuck … I’ve been to Quebec and Queens and I’ve tasted quail (and quiche!!)! But I’m lucky to have had the privilege of spotting what must be one of the most beautiful birds on the planet. The Resplendent Quetzal is actually the national bird of Guatemala […]