The Cave Dwellers Of Arnedo, Spain

As recently as the 1950’s Spanish families were living in cave houses in La Rioja’s third largest town Arnedo. The region has a long history of cave dwellings along the Cidacos River because the sandstone is easy to dig out, and at the same time is structurally sound. Read More

A Delightful Day At Downton Abbey

Highclere Castle is the real name of the place we have come to know and love as Downton Abbey and enjoying a day there has been a highlight of 2018. It was Saturday 8th of September that we visited Highclere Castle as part of their “Heroes At Highclere” commemoration. 
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For The Love Of Leather Backpacks

It was while walking the steep pathway up through Mont Saint-Michel in France with my handbag weighing heavily on my shoulder that I fell in love with day backpacks and I’ve never gone back.

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24-Hours In Copenhagen

Three bicycles for every person in Copenhagen! That explains why nobody chains up their bikes, there is more than enough to go round. Actually I really enjoyed seeing so many beautiful bicycles parked up all over the place unrestrained 🙂 To me it gave the city a feeling of safety and trust.

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Taking Stock In Stockholm

Stockholm, I knew nothing about this place prior to arriving here yesterday, so I didn’t know what to expect. What I found was a well organised, clean, elegant, historically rich, and friendly city. Read More