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Bogo-ta for having us Colombia

March 6, 2019 7 min read

Most non-travellers still make jokes or look concerned when you tell them you are going to Colombia. It’s got a past and a reputation, but it’s a different place to how it was a decade ago and it also, obviously, […]

Aruba – come on pretty mama

March 3, 2019 6 min read

My main reason for being this side of the Atlantic was for me to meet up with family from New York state in Aruba. An offer of a spare room while they holidayed here was too good for me to […]

NYC – the place I do so love to be

March 2, 2019 10 min read

It’s a long time since we’d left Europe and travelling further afield was well overdue. An invite from family to meet them on the Caribbean island of Aruba, spiralled into a 2-month trip, mostly to Costa Rica, by way of […]

Retro Oliva

December 18, 2018 3 min read

There are a few retro things in my adopted Spanish home town that I simply love. The iconic service station This architect designed petrol station and rest stop ‘El Rebollet’ is kind of acknowledged but unfortunately not really loved and […]

Vintage Voyages – Retro Vacation Destinations

December 15, 2018 8 min read

I love travel and I love vintage, so put them together and you have a head-spinningly happy girl!!  I love the way that retro means such different thing and is treated so differently in different cultures and places. Of course, […]

Lovely-jubbly Ljubljana

August 26, 2018 10 min read

First things first – even after I’d booked our trip, I didn’t know how to pronounce it. It’s Loob-lee-ah-nah. I had kept seeing the capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana, popping up in articles about (not so) hidden gems and places […]