July 30, 2017

5 Good Things

1.) Meeting some rather impressive-looking fallow deer on Saturday. Aren't they magnificent? 2.) These beautiful pears growing on trees at Dyrham Park. Guess who now really […]
July 7, 2017

All the Colours of the Rainbow at Stourhead House and Gardens, UK

When Stourhead Gardens first opened in the 1740s, it were described as a ‘living work of art’ – and it is easy to see why. Henry […]
June 12, 2017
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5 Good Things

1 – Walking into work a couple of days this week and winding through a beautiful cemetery with this lovely little church building.2 – Finding Merlin […]
June 4, 2017
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Why you need to visit Old Harry Rocks, Dorset, UK

South Coast Gem We have lived just under 2 hours away from Old Harry Rocks for the past 8 years, and have only just visited it […]
May 14, 2017
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5 Good Things

Warning, there a lot of photos of trees in this post! This weekend we went to Stourhead in Wiltshire, to start making the most of our […]
April 30, 2017

5 Good Things

This weekend we took a trip to Wiltshire for a wander around Chippenham and to check out Castle Combe. I love Wiltshire, it’s so quaint and […]
April 17, 2017

5 Good Things

Hi guys, I hope you’ve all had a lovely Easter! We celebrated our few days off work by having a trip to the Isle of Wight […]
March 5, 2017

5 Good Things

It’s been a grey week again this week, but we didn’t let the weather stop us from getting out and about this weekend, with a visit […]
February 26, 2017

New Zealand’s Northlands & Bay of Islands

New Zealand’s Northlands For the final part of our epic 2 week New Zealand road trip, we took a day out to explore the Northlands, located […]
December 14, 2016

A Teaser of Middle Earth – Glenorchy

Glenorchy is a beautiful and quaint town lying on the outskirts of Queenstown and is best known for being one of the location settings for the Lord […]
November 20, 2016

5 Good Things

This week was filled with traffic jams, storms, secret santa selection, nostalgia and wistful plans for future holidays. I’m still struggling to cope with the dark […]
November 6, 2016

2 Week Pacific West Coast Roadtrip – Yosemite

We first laid eyes on the breathtaking scenery that is home to Yosemite National Park back in 2014 on our honeymoon. There was something in the […]
September 27, 2016

2 Week Pacific West Coast Roadtrip – Northern Oregon

After spending a couple of days in Portland, we began heading in the direction of Crater Lake, with several stops scheduled along the way – Oregon […]
May 17, 2016

3 things to see in Lake District, UK

Back in March 2013 we spent a weekend in the Lake District for Jona’s birthday. Let’s face it, March in the UK is never a great […]
April 3, 2016

Long Weekend in Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda – Italy This year for Jona’s birthday we decided to break up our big USA breaks with a mini-break to Europe as it is right on […]
January 18, 2016

Florida Beaches

We visited a range of beaches throughout our time in Florida, but I thought it would be easier to incorporate them all into one lovely, sandy post. […]
November 20, 2015

Beautiful Florida Hot Springs

We spent our first two full days in Florida exploring the many natural hot springs that Florida has to offer. We found most of the areas by […]