My Top Blog Posts

If you've been following Tea and Cake for the Soul for a while, I hope that you've had a good look around and are enjoying some of my posts.  Below you will find links to some of the most popular ones. MY TOP BLOG POSTS AT TEA & CAKE FOR THE SOUL TRAVEL USA * Complete Guide … Continue reading My Top Blog Posts

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Ill-Fated Road Trips, A Crisis, A Resignation & An Anniversary!

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!

Complete Guide to Planning a Holiday or Road Trip in the USA – 70+ Tips To Help You!

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 Saw the Real Santa Claus

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

Nothing Says Christmas Quite Like Elvis Presley!

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!

Trick or Treat – Halloween Photos & Customs from Around the World

Trick or Treat, whooooo! Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us and lots of you will be out celebrating shortly, I've decided to share some Halloween photos and customs from friends all around the world. Halloween in its current format has become more popular in the UK having migrated from across the pond where it … Continue reading Trick or Treat – Halloween Photos & Customs from Around the World

How to Pack for a Road Trip

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

Red Rock Canyon and Back to Blighty – Road Trip USA Days 17 & 18

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

Joshua Tree Park/The Mojave Desert – Road Trip USA Day 12

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Monday (day 12) Road Trip to Las Vegas – We started the day with a lovely leisurely breakfast at Cocos in nearby Palm Desert with a European friend who was there visiting her dad (it’s great … Continue reading Joshua Tree Park/The Mojave Desert – Road Trip USA Day 12

Art Orgasms in Palm Springs – Road Trip USA Day 11

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Sunday (day 11) Palm Springs – We treated ourselves to a leisurely lie in, a swim and a pancake breakfast at Bunz before checking out of San Diego to embark on our drive up to Palm … Continue reading Art Orgasms in Palm Springs – Road Trip USA Day 11