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Our 16 Highlights of 2016

2016 was another great year of travel. Any year that I can spend time in Europe is always a good year. At the beginning of the year we had no plans in place but that soon changed. Join me as I belatedly look back on our four months away and the places we visited that make up […]

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Introduction to Prague

A Walking Tour Through Prague’s Early History

We’re standing outside the entrance gate to Prague Castle. The line through the security entrance is getting longer and, as we wait for the last few to join us for our walking tour through Prague’s early history, our guide is thinking of ways to beat the queue! A week ago we had no intention of […]

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Eating on the Other Side of Florence

The other side of Florence has always held a fascination for me. I lived in Florence for a month many, many years ago pretending to study Italian. The daily lessons finished at 1pm giving me afternoons to explore the different areas of the city. It was always this other side of the Arno River or […]

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Fabulous deli in Belfast

A Taste of Belfast with Taste and Tour

2016 is the year of food and drink in Northern Ireland and there is no better way to be introduced to a taste of Belfast than with a walking tour of the city’s gastronomic hot spots. In Belfast, the food tour experts are a company called Taste and Tour run by ex lawyer Caroline Wilson and her […]

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Twelve Days in Ireland: Our Itinerary

The green, green grass of Ireland really is an incredible green! It is the one, everlasting memory I will have of this beautiful country. Other memories will include the wonderfully friendly Irish people, the stunning scenery and surprisingly, the fabulous food! No, it’s not all potatoes in Ireland! We spent twelve busy days in the […]

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