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In search of sunshine – Tenerife

Normally in January we book something long haul and outrageous but this year we didn’t quite get around to it!  In early Feb we worked out we could squeeze in 3 days leave and…

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Flashback Friday Travel 38 – Oman

Oh – man, or ooo – man – whichever way you say it, Oman is an incredible place to visit – a stunning coastline, beautiful mountains and dunes and some incredible hotels.  We…

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The Chedi Muscat

The Chedi Muscat had sat on my bucket list for a long time, well before this little blog and we treated ourselves to a visit a few years back!  Happily the whole experience was as…

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Country weekend at The Crown Inn

#Take12Trips got off to a splendid start this weekend! We enjoyed a thoroughly relaxing time at The Crown Inn, in Elton, on the Cambridgeshire / Northamptonshire border. I hadn’t been able to arrange the…

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Autumn visit to Greece

Greece – well finally I’ve found where future sunshine mini breaks will be!! I’ve only ever heard about the party islands or the gilded resorts on Santorini and so had crossed these off…

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A great dame – the Chewton Glen

As my husband will confirm, I often ask him the question ‘when can we stay at the Chewton Glen next’ followed swiftly by the statement ‘i’d really like to stay in a treehouse…

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An Arabian Adventure

The year before last we went to Oman and loved the climate, the culture, the people and the hotels!  We had the taste for this part of the world and this year visited Abu Dhabi…