Category Archives: City Breaks

An English Summer’s Day in Cambridge

Tweet Cambridge makes for a wonderful day trip from London. Cambridge University is far from all Cambridge has to offer but is the focal point of the town center and a good place to start. The University is organised into … Continue reading

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Mexico City Part II – Full of surprises

Tweet If you have more than a day in the city then you will need a place to stay. The wonderfully relaxing and well kept Casa Gonzalez comes highly recommended. Its tranquil with a lovely terrace and walking distance to … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Mexico City

Tweet Mexico City might just be one of the most underrated city break destinations. Downtown is laden with grand buildings, and wide avenues. Its pretty tourist free allowing you to see the city in its true groove. It is also … Continue reading

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A plane, an automobile and a bicycle

Tweet Chicago In between life on the train, we did make time to appreciate the destination as well as the journey. Chicago was our first stop. Having been cooped up on-board we found our delightful Bed and Breakfast (an oasis … Continue reading

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Journey to the centre of the earth: a wondrous weekend in Iceland

Tweet Sandwiched between the Northern American and Eurasian tectonic plates, staring into a crack in the earth’s crust, I should have felt right at home. Which side to choose? I was in Iceland, in a lake, in water which was … Continue reading

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Relaxation at your fingertips

Tweet We all hanker after the perfect weekend away from the intensity of daily life in New York. The chance to immerse ourselves in the type of quiet which after too long feels unnerving and can cause us to physically … Continue reading

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My Favourite Day in London

Tweet Often asked for my recommendations of what to do in London here is my “One Day in London” itinerary. It takes you from East to West, through London’s historic past to its newer landmarks, through its political heart to … Continue reading

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