Our Hops, Skips and Jumps in 2018

Several hops,  one skip and two jumps – not too bad!  We had some great trips this year and I struck Monet’s garden from my wish list so happy enough with that!   Boston – our first trip of the year – and it was a cold one!! Read all about it: Boston   Morocco – […]

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A Return Trip to Paris

There is something very liberating about revisiting a major city when you have already checked out the main landmarks – think New York without having to queue for the Empire State Building,  Statue of Liberty trip and the Central Park carriage ride or London without Buckingham Palace,  Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral.   It […]

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An Afternoon Walkabout in Paris

  Neighbourhood Walk – In and Around Le Marais  The best way to explore any city is on foot.   It’s possible of course to walk between main attractions and soak up a bit of local atmosphere and colour that way but its lovely to take time out away from the ‘must see and do’ list […]

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Monet’s Gardens at Giverny – A Day Trip from Paris

With so much to see and do in Paris,   giving up an entire day to leave the city and visit someone’s garden may sound like a ridiculous suggestion.   But you don’t have to be an art lover – or know anything about flowers – to enjoy this outing and if you have ever looked at, […]

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