WowTrip Surprise Holiday

WowTrip – Would You Take a Surprise Holiday in Europe?

This post about my surprise trip to Brussels was created in collaboration with WOWTrip. A fabulous way to discover somewhere new or to treat a friend or loved one, maybe a birthday, Valentines, wedding or anniversary present! Have you ever been taken on a surprise trip, where you have no idea where you are going?…

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de adriaan windmill | the silvernomad

De Adriaan Windmill, Haarlem, Amsterdam

When Amsterdam overwhelms me, I travel about 15 minutes west to Haarlem. A gentler, more laid-back atmosphere takes over and I feel myself relax. I love wandering around the streets and along the banks of the Spaarne river that runs through Haarlem. One of my favourite spots to spend time is the De Adriaan windmill….

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Central America | The Silver Nomads

Guanaja FAQs – Things you need to know before you go

“You are going where?” I frequently get asked this question, but my answer of, “Guanaja” led to blank faces all round. No-one had heard of Guanaja or even knew which country it is in. We had applied for a 10 week housesit on Guanaja, a small island off the Honduras coast in what is called the…

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ombai Chai and Coffee Truffle Teas at The Chesterton Bicester

Afternoon Tea at The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester: Review

This post about the Afternoon Tea Experience was created in collaboration with The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester. Two elegant glass teapots are gently placed before us, one with amber liquid and the other a deeper almost ruby red. A silver timer with 3, 4 and 5 minutes engraved on the top is put next to them….

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So You Want to be a CAA PfCO Qualified Drone Pilot

How to become a Qualified CAA PfCO Drone Pilot

Drones seem to be constantly in the news these days, especially after the various near-collisions and the Gatwick and Heathrow shutdown debacles at Christmas 2018. Hobbyist use drones to fly around taking photos, videos or even to race them. Instagram is awash with amazing aerial views from all over the world taken by drone users,…

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Can you take a drone on your flight? - Airline Regulations

Can you Take Your Drone on a Plane? – Airline Regulations

With more people travelling with a drone, particularly travelling with a drone by plane, adhering to individual airline regulations can be crucial.  Questions I have been asked include: Can I take my drone on a plane? Can I take my DJI Mavic Pro/DJI Phantom 4 Pro/Lithium Batteries on a plane? Which airlines do you have…

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