Lonely Planet Ultimate Bucket List: How many can we tick off?

SEEING as it’s a horrible rainy day, I’m feeling a bit of wanderlust. I’m sure most of us would rather be exploring somewhere else than going to work or surviving soft play – I’m not alone, am I? Lonely Planet has released its ultimate bucket list – 500 places to see before you die – so Read More

Baltic cruise: Stockholm, Sweden

STOCKHOLM is the city where Santi truly found his feet. He’d been on the move for quite some time, but always holding one of our hands and before long asking to be picked up. So to end up pushing an empty buggy around half the city while he explored the streets was a bit of a shock! Read More

Baltic cruise: Denmark

I’LL be honest, our cruise didn’t get off to the best start. Two weeks before, after jabbing Santi in the legs with three vaccinations, the health visitor said: “He’ll probably have some side effects over the next couple of weeks – he’ll possibly feel unwell, have a temperature and maybe a rash.” Just in time Read More

The Capital Challenge

A FEW years ago, Stew and I decided to set ourselves a challenge – to visit every capital city in Europe. I can’t remember why we came up with the idea, possibly just to visit places we wouldn’t usually think of (but more likely because we hadn’t long got back from an 11-month round-the-world trip and needed Read More