Best Travel Coloring Books to Inspire Wanderlust

A selection of travel themed coloring books

If you are traveling there are inevitably times when you will want something to do to keep you occupied. Whether this is during down time after a day exploring or during long flights or train journeys. I am a huge fan of quizzes and puzzles which is one reason you will find them on my […]

15 most beautiful towns in Switzerland to visit (includes map)

most beautiful towns in Switzerland

I have lived and worked in Switzerland and visited family living there many times so it is a country I know well. Some of the first things I am asked when people realise I have lived there are Where are the best places to visit in Switzerland? (Which are the best cities in Switzerland? The […]

A Lake District Itinerary – what to see and do in one day

Lake District itinerary view of lake and mountains

(This Lake District itinerary post was updated in July 2019)   The Lake District is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular destinations attracting over 24 million annual day visitors. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017 the Lake District National Park covers an area of 2362 square kilometres and is England’s largest national […]

Visiting Blenheim Palace a UNESCO World Heritage Site

(This post about visiting Blenheim Palace was updated in July 2019)   Blenheim Palace, located a few miles north of Oxford, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Winston Churchill. This historic stately home is also home to Charles James Spencer-Churchill who is the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family. The […]

Best books about Croatia (or set in Croatia)

books about Croatia

If you are visiting Croatia soon why not take a look at some of my recommended books (both fiction and non-fiction) to read before your trip? A great way to learn about the country, its history and culture and prepare to make the most of your Croatian experiences. With an incredibly complex history (which I […]

French shopping vocabulary quiz – how many can you get right?

FRENCH SHOPPING VOCABULARY - PATISSERIE SIGN

Take my quick 5 minute French shopping vocabulary quiz and test your knowledge of basic French words needed for shopping. This quiz focusses on the names of shops and some of the items you may wish to buy when shopping in France! Let me know how your result in the comments! More French vocabulary quizzes […]