I thought it was time that I touched base with you all. Quite a lot has been going on in my life, but not much here on my blog recently. So, to fill you all in, our much longed-for road trip had to be cancelled at the last minute, we then had several transatlantic phone … Continue reading Ill-Fated Road Trips, A Crisis, A Resignation & An Anniversary!
In the past few years, we have enjoyed several road trips in the USA, taking in California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah. We are often asked how we can afford to do it. It’s quite simple - we live a frugal lifestyle, we spend a bit of time hunting out the best deals and we plan … Continue reading Complete Guide to Planning a Holiday or Road Trip in the USA – 70+ Tips To Help You!
I loved Christmas as a kid, all the magic and the belief in Father Christmas. It's not quite the same as a grown-up is it? That's until I saw the real Santa Claus. Have you ever seen him? Take a look and see what you think. I've been fortunate enough to spend Christmas in California … Continue reading I Saw the Real Santa Claus
Some people like minimal decorations, some go overboard. I fall into the former category in my own home, but I do like to have a wander around a good Christmas display. Read on to hear about my favourite Christmas location. My love of tat*, sunshine and all things Rock N Roll were delivered in one … Continue reading Nothing Says Christmas Quite Like Elvis Presley!
Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us and lots of you will be out celebrating shortly, I've decided to share some photos, recipes, traditions, and celebrations that have been sent in from friends all around the world. Halloween in its current format has become more popular in the UK having migrated from across the pond … Continue reading Trick or Treat – Halloween Photos & Customs from Around the World
I'm very pleased to have recently guest posted on the wonderful blog website Diary of a Detour sharing my tips on How to Pack for a Road Trip. I hope you'll go and give it a read and have a look around the website while you are there as there's some great travel stories, fitness tips, … Continue reading How to Pack for a Road Trip
Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Saturday (day 17) – Las Vegas is such an interesting lively place to visit but it’s certainly not a relaxing location so we decided to have a much needed chill out day. Most people go to … Continue reading Red Rock Canyon and Back to Blighty – Road Trip USA Days 17 & 18