I am in love with Rome. Its mixture of ancient breathtaking monuments right in the middle of a bustling functioning city is mesmerising. I’d love to live there, although I’d be concerned I’d end up taking it for granted. Here are some of my favourite views of the Eternal City
Italy, I love you, but I have to say this: your drivers are mentalists. Being a Brit, no matter where I travel, 90% of the time I’m on the “wrong” side of the road. Because the rest of you drive on the daft side. But leaving that aside, Italy, even when I’m used to driving … More Girl, On Driving in Italy
It’s no secret that I love Italy. Love it. The food, the wine, the history, the scenery. And now the volcanos. I’d never peered into a volcano before. Thought I’d give it a go. … More Girl, versus the Volcano
One of the things that’s been on my Bucket List for quite some time now, is Mantas. As a diver of 200 odd dives, other than a fleeting glimpse of one in the distance, I’ve never yet got to dive with them. So in the great tradition of “life’s too short”, I recently booked a … More Manta Magic in the Maldives
Although I’ve not posted in a while it’s not through lack of wanting to. So in the meantime, I thought I’d share a shot from the latest adventure – diving on a liveaboard in the Maldives! Tomorrow we go looking for whale sharks. Until then, we have this to appreciate.
I was so fortunate recently to visit Breckenridge, Colorado, a little town in the Colorado ski passage about 2 hours west of Denver. Some good friends recently moved there, so we decided to combine a week of canyon-seeing with a week’s snowboarding/skiing. … More Breckenridge – the little snow town in the mountains
Three years ago I took a Dive Safari – My bucket list said I would see orang-utans in the wild, so I decided to combine that with some diving. I went across to Indonesia with a cracking little company called Dive Safari Asia. Pulah Weh is a tiny island on the edge of the Indian … More Dive200 – #157 – Octopus flirting!
I’ve now been incredibly fortunate enough to snowboard in both American and European resorts, and while I can’t say I’m now an expert in both, I did notice some distinct differences between the European slopes and their American counterparts. … More Snowboarding US versus Europe – the Snow-Off
A recent morning’s walk around the park at the end of my road gave me some lovely photo opportunities. London is a surprisingly green city, for the massive international capital that it is.