further afield

12 hours in: Los Angeles

Sometimes the scheduling gods at work smile kindly… A project in Los Angeles, are you keen… I didn’t have to think twice! California in the spring – yes please!  And yes, the beaches in…

city break

Flashback Friday 40 – AP:DC – Washington, my favourite city

I consider myself very lucky to have travelled to Washington 3 times with work, and even luckier to have friends that live nearby (thanks Emily for having me to stay) and family that…

foodie

Foodie delights in Maine

Lobster is plentiful in Maine, but look beyond the lobster and there is an incredible choice of dining for visiting foodies.  We found a few treasures that I would recommend whole-heartedly.  But first…

further afield

Staying in Maine – room at the inn

Maine is a gorgeous US state – the little corner of it we’ve seen so far certainly is.  Something of it that reminds me of Cornwall which is one of my favourite places.…

city break

Jet-lagged in Boston

Boston is a gorgeous city to visit and the obvious jumping off point for any visit to New England.  We’ve spent a few days here before so at the start of our trip to…

further afield

Instagraming Boston and Maine

We are back in the real world after our amazing trip to America, visiting Maine for the first time as well as a whistle stop re-visit of Boston – we had an itinerary…

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Flashback Friday Travel 30 – East Coast Road Trip

As you may already have read, we are shortly heading back to see a new piece of the East Coast of the USA – beautiful Maine – I thought it was apt to…

luxury travel

Unwinding in New England – our itinerary

We are on the countdown to our holiday now!  May rattled past and here we are just a few (long) working days from some unwind and chill out time!  I am known by…

cornwall

Where to in 2015?

Strangely for us, we haven’t made many plans for 2015 yet.  2014 was an epic year of travel – 39 flights including visits with Mr P to UAE, Dubai, Venice, Ireland, Northern Ireland,…

business travel

Living the #spglife in the US!

In the UK there aren’t many Starwood properties, but on a recent business trip to the States I was hard pushed to find anything but.  Value wise they also sit surprisingly well, compared…

british airways

UPDATED Washington Dulles BA Lounge & the BA216 A380 home

Just a couple of weeks ago, British Airways opened its new Galleries lounge at Washington Dulles Airport, coinciding with the new BA A380 route between IAD and London Heathrow. As chance would have it…