Vegas – 10 Things to do besides Gambling and Eating!

OK – everyone doesn’t have to love Vegas but don’t decide that its not for you without giving it a chance.  I think its a place that should be visited at least once – just go and experience it for the fantastic oddity that it is! For those of you outside the USA,  its best enjoyed as […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

D is for Dirty Dancing – Country Style! Firstly,  setting the scene:  USA ⇒Wyoming ⇒Jackson Hole ⇒ Million Dollar Cowboy Bar ⇒Saturday Night.   We’re in town for a few days hiking in Grand Teton National Park en route to Yellowstone.   We’ve had something to eat and pick a bar for a drink on our way […]

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For Day Trippers in the Great Smoky Mountains

Straddling the states of Tennessee and North Carolina,  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomes over 11 million visitors per year,  making it the most visited park in the US (even ahead of the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone).   The majority of these visitors are happy to stay in satellite towns and make short excursions into […]

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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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Tennessee – Highlights from a 2 week Road Trip

    Usually when planning a road trip,  we start with a rough idea of where we’re headed and then the best flight options will dictate our route – this time we were heading for Tennessee and flying in and out of Nashville via Newark (New Jersey). As with any trip,  you can’t do it […]

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