My Top 10 of Everything – Fabulous Ancient Sites around the Mediterranean

How does one go about selecting just 10 gems!   There are some glaring omissions but I’ve tried to give a geographical spread (obviously there could be 10 sites in Greece alone….or Italy….or Egypt….).   There are sites here from everyone’s bucket list as well as some lesser known treasures.  I’ve visited all ten,  some more than […]

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My Top 10 of Everything – The best of Morocco

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 […]

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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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From Rabat to Tangier: A Road Trip in Northern Morocco

  This trip was really about Volubilis – the ruins of a Roman city  close to Meknes,   While a popular day tour from Fez,  we didn’t have time for a visit on a previous trip so it’s been  on the ‘to do’ list for a while. As often happens,  we were flexible with travel plans […]

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