Mexican Riviera – Should you stay in Playa del Carman?

I must qualify this post from the beginning by declaring that I’m absolutely no expert on conventional ‘resort holidays’.   With over 40 years of travel behind me,  I could probably count on one hand the number of traditional package tours I’ve experienced.   I  don’t tend to stay in one place very long and prefer moving […]

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Making Plans…

Exactly one week ago today,  I returned from a short trip to the US.   For the first time in years,  I was coming home with no plans made for my next expedition.   This was not due to the Coronavirus – I just never got our April vacation sorted so reckoned on probably going somewhere in […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

V is for Vesuvius In August 1986 we spent 6 weeks in Italy.  We went as far south as Sorrento which was a great base for the Amalfi Coast,  Capri,  Pompeii and Vesuvius. We’d spent a fabulous day in Pompeii but it was hot – hot – hot!!!  We were exhausted but opted to persevere […]

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Hotel Stay – Lough Erne Resort

I got one step closer last week to a wish list fulfillment….. My wonderful friends gave me a birthday gift voucher for the Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh – (I’d 2 counties left in Ireland to sleep in!!) I was so impressed that they (well – one of them at least!) had paid such attention to […]

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