Every month I set myself the challeng of trying 5 new things. They can be big things like visiting a country for the first time, or small things like trying a new app or a new type of food. Even so, to find 5 every month can be a bit of a challenge sometimes, and… Continue reading Favourite new things I tried in 2017
Continuing the Year in Review post from Monday’s summary of my favourite movies from 2017, today’s post is about my favourite trips in 2017. All the most wonderful places I was lucky enough to visit, now matter how close or far away, nor how long I visited for. Here’s the list: 8. Ayr 7. Loch… Continue reading Favourite places visited in 2017
Yes, I know I’m a bit late with this. September kind of ran away with me, I’m afraid, so I’ve not been anywhere near as organised as I usually am. Anyway, nevermind. As usual, I’m looking back on the month now to see what new things I tried. Here’s my list: Oktoberfest! Despite the name,… Continue reading New things I tried in September
If you think things have been quiet on the blog lately, you’re right. Everything got super busy in the middle of September and then I had to take a short trip to Munich for Oktoberfest and I’m just now catching up. Yes, you read that right. Oktoberfest in Munich is indeed in September. I don’t… Continue reading Oktoberfest!
I love a beach holiday. I’m quite happy sitting on the beach with a book and a cocktail and doing not very much of anything. This kind of holiday is about rest and relaxation, it doesn’t demand anything of you. Even so, a week of doing nothing can get old quick, and when you’re somewhere… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 3: doing the tourist thing
For the past couple of months, I’ve been writing monthly roundups, having stolen the idea from Gordon and Siobhan. So far, I like the idea. It’s a bit like a status report and I do love any opportunity to monitor… well… anything, really. So, without any further ado, here’s my May round up: Financial status: Not bad, given… Continue reading May roundup
As usual, this month I’ve been going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. This month I’ve tried: 1. Visiting Croatia! We spent a week on… Continue reading New things I tried in May
There are several ferries per day between Dubrovnik and Lopud Island, but the last one leaves at 8 pm. Since we didn’t want to spend absolutely every day ferrying back and forth between the mainland and the island, and since we didn’t want to eat dinner super early, we got plenty of chances to try… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 2: Food highlights on Lopud Island
Back in 2015, I was midway through planning a holiday to Croatia, when a lot of fuss with Scottish Power finally got resolved and we found ourselves with a bit of a windfall. As a result, we decided to visit Curacao in the Carribean instead. However, I really did want to go to Croatia one… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 1: arrival at Lopud and The Lafodia
I’m off on a week long holiday! Sorry that the blog will go quiet until I get back but P has threatened to disown me if I take my laptop which, I suppose, is fair enough. So I’ll just be forced to enjoy sitting on the beach, drinking cocktails and being a tourist. Cheers!… Continue reading Holiday!