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Copenhagen, Denmark – Part 2

If you missed Part 1 yesterday, please check that out here. In my last post we were just making our way to Christiansborg Palace. When we bought our CitySightseeing tickets it came with a little booklet of vouchers. One of the vouchers gave 20% off the combo ticket which includes entry to: We would recommend… Continue reading Copenhagen, Denmark – Part 2

Copenhagen, Denmark – Part 1

My friend Helen and I were looking for a European city break to celebrate our 50th birthdays this year. We looked at Florence, but it isn’t the easiest to travel to, from our home locations, so Copenhagen, Denmark was chosen. When we booked the flights’ times were great, we’d meet at Amsterdam airport and be… Continue reading Copenhagen, Denmark – Part 1


This is the final post of my Toronto, Michigan and Wisconsin trip. If you missed my previous posts and want to read them in order click here. Better late than never, here’s what I got up to in Wisconsin! My flight from Detroit to Madison was due to leave at 8.27am (EDT) and arrive at… Continue reading Wisconsin

Michigan #1

After the go go go of all the site seeing in Toronto, things have moved at a slower pace in Michigan. I’ve been helping Annie with some unpacking, sorting photos, packing boxes to ship to her eldest daughter in California. I found in one box this photo I’d sent Annie in 1992. It is me,… Continue reading Michigan #1

One more sleep to go…

My goodness it seems a long time since I caught a flight anywhere (2017 to Verona, Italy), but the next few weeks I’ve a few planned. First up is Toronto! I’m visiting Lucy, who I met on my trip to Peru and Bolivia in 2015/16. She is from the UK but emigrated to Canada a… Continue reading One more sleep to go…

50th Birthday Trip part 4 – Loch Lomond

Part 1 link, Part 2 link and Part 3 link Sunday 5th June – We travelled across from Gleneagles to Drymen, near Loch Lomond. My husband had booked us into a fabulous Glamping Cabin, called Elysium, which was amazing. It had an outside seating area, outside woodburning stove and even an outside bathtub! Inside the… Continue reading 50th Birthday Trip part 4 – Loch Lomond

50th Birthday Trip part 3 – Glasgow and Gleneagles

Part 1 link and Part 2 link Friday 3rd June – I was an hour late leaving Susan’s to head to Glasgow, but the traffic wasn’t too bad so my husband, who had caught the train down to meet me, didn’t have to wait too long. He went to the pub so it wasn’t a… Continue reading 50th Birthday Trip part 3 – Glasgow and Gleneagles

50th Birthday Trip part 2 – Cheshire

Part 1 link Tuesday 31st May – After meeting my parent’s for lunch I drove to near Northwich, Cheshire, where my friend Susan lives. I met Susan when I was in my early 20s. A guy that I fancied introduced us, I remember he said “I think you’ll really like Susan”. He was right, I… Continue reading 50th Birthday Trip part 2 – Cheshire