Destinations

You’ve decided where you want to go – now is the fun part: planning where to sleep, what to look at and how to stuff your face. Hopefully, these Essential Bits will lead you to the unmissable bits to any place you venture for the first time or the twentieth.

Fun Things To Do In Menorca, Spain

Fun Things To Do In Menorca, Spain

I think of them as the three Graces – Mallorca, Ibiza, and Menorca: Mallorca is Hera, the biggest and mother of the three; Ibiza is Aphrodite, glamorous and ready for fun; leaving Menorca as Athena, the wise, the knowing, and the gin-sipping. All three Balearic […]

London to the Isle of Wight by Ferry!

London to the Isle of Wight by Ferry!

I can’t comprehend why the adjective “Jet Set” still equates to being cool. I admit the idea of grabbing a jet to parts known and unknown still has some caché. The reality of air travel is quite the opposite, as we all know. Even if […]

The Best Paintings in Europe

The Best Paintings in Europe

“I don’t want to spend part of my holiday standing in front of a painting!” Having spent practically my entire college career studying art from the world’s great scholars, A little part of me died when my dinner partner uttered those words last week. Then […]

Dubrovnik Tips

Dubrovnik Tips

Dubrovnik is a tourist’s dream and what a perfect weekend it can be – the weather is usually sunny, the food incredible and the hotel a dream. I’ve think these top Dubrovnik tips will let you see the wonder of the walled city, even if […]

10 Great Stalls at Portobello Road Antique Market London

10 Great Stalls at Portobello Road Antique Market London

It’s hard not to compare Portobello Road Antique Market London today with what it used to be, even just ten years ago. Gone are the days when you would see stalls lining the streets with tables laden with knick-knacks next to silver next to china. […]

Copenhagen Tips not to be missed!

Copenhagen Tips not to be missed!

Summer or winter in Copenhagen, just writing the phrase has me humming along to the dulcet harmonies of Danny Kaye as Hans Christian Andersen heading in for a visit. The days are endless in summer and Tivoli is open and everyone is outside enjoying the […]