FINNISH LAPLAND: STARLIT SLEIGH RIDE

FINNISH LAPLAND: NORTHERN LIGHTS

LEANING TOWER OF PISA IN 2 HOURS

    TOP TIPS

    TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING WITH A DOG ON A FERRY

    Rosie and the Stena Line Superfast X Ferry

    As a family we are not known for being on time when travelling, always last minute leaving, and always late arriving!  For our River Thames Cruise with Le Boat we chose to take Rosie (cocker spaniel) on her first holiday.  This trip would include Rosie’s first ferry crossing with Stena Line on the Stena Line Superfast X from Dublin to Holyhead then return.  Rosie is young and hyper, quite needy and definitely a nervy dog, so…should we take a hyper,…

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  • A beautiful winter sunset in Finnish Lapland
    Scandinavia

    FINNISH LAPLAND: RUKA AND ROVANIEMI

    For the second time in as many years, our urge to travel has taken us back to the wondrous winter wonderland of Finnish Lapland.  In winter, Jack Frost nips at your…

  • River Shannon Cruise with Emerald Star / Le Boat
    Ireland

    RIVER SHANNON CRUISE WITH EMERALD STAR

    The island of Ireland is one of the most beautiful countries on God’s great Earth, but maybe we’re biased.  With emerald green fields, rugged mountain ranges and sweeping coastlines; it’s easy…

  • River Thames Cruise with Le Boat
    England

    RIVER THAMES CRUISE WITH LE BOAT

    Stretching 346 km (215 miles) the River Thames is the UK’s second longest river, River Severn is the first.  Starting as a slow trickle high in the rural Cotswolds in south-central…

  • Ice Fishing excursion with Rukapalvelu Safarihouse in Ruka
    Scandinavia

    FINNISH LAPLAND: ICE FISHING IN RUKA

    Located just 200 km to the South East of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Circle, Ruka is a thriving little village in Finnish Lapland.  Close to the Russian border, the landscape is…

  • Northern Lights in Finland
    Scandinavia

    FINNISH LAPLAND: NORTHERN LIGHTS

    For as long as I can care to remember I have wanted to see the spectacular Northern Lights in Finland.  The colourful dancing lights of the Aurora Borealis, also known as…

  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Italy Southern Europe

    LEANING TOWER OF PISA IN 2 HOURS

    Italy is arguably one of our favourite go-to countries when we holiday in Europe.  With friendly locals, excellent cuisine, stunning coastlines and fantastic weather; what’s not to love about this wonderful…

  • Italy Southern Europe

    SAN LORENZO: THE WINE OF PETRA

    BEAUTIFUL TUSCANY For as many years as I care too mention, I have always wanted to experience a wine tasting tour and to understand wine culture.  How wine is processed, the…