How to set up a Book Group when you are travelling

Book Group in Guanaja

I have wanted to join a book group for a while, but it is quite difficult to join one if you travel a lot. Each month I seem to be in a different country, so it is nigh on impossible. I would relish the chance to discuss books, be introduced to new authors and just […]

Baking Delicious Bread with Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites

Danielle and Me with our bread baking

I have made bread before….. okay I have used a packet mix and it was passable, but it did not inspire me to make more. Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites challenged me to learn how to make bread from scratch and as she is a professionally trained bread baker, who better to teach me? Armed […]

75 days without Chocolate, how will I survive?

Chocolate in Belgium

Like most people, I am rather partial to a bit of chocolate. I am not a chocolate snob, I will eat most brands, though my particular favourites are Galaxy, Dairy Milk Twirls or Fruit and Nut, After Eights, Nestle Peanut Butterfingers Mini Cups, Ferrero Rocher, the occasional square of Lindt Excellence 90% Cocoa Dark Chocolate….. […]

Feed a Child, giving nutrition to underprivileged children in Maun

Feed a Child Maun

One of the beauties of Housesitting is that you get to live in a place and integrate into the community, making new friends and joining in on events, but also the opportunity to give back. During our recent month in Botswana, a chance meeting with Theresa and Lorraine, two of the helpers at Feed a […]

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As […]

101 in 1001 Days Challenge

Our Travel Plans 2018, read where I am going and what I am doing in 2018 |

  Having read a post on The OMG Diaries blog, where Sophie complied a list of 101 challenges that she wanted to complete in 1001 days, I have been inspired write my own 101 in 1001 Days Challenge. It is like a mini bucket list with a timeframe! Like Sophie, I have done a mix […]