Geocaching, how to be part of the worldwide treasure hunt!

Do you Geocache? Do you even know what Geocaching is? I must admit I was completely oblivious until reading about looking for geocaches on the Isle of Man in August. A quick Google, a download of the geocaching.com app and I was hooked! What is Geocaching? The best way I can describe Geocaching is that……..

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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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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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rice fields in Bali

2019 Travel Plans – where I am going & where I would like to go

2019 has only just started, and already my plans for the year are beginning to come together. I am going to try to be more spontaneous and not book too far in advance this year so that I can take advantage of any last minute opportunities that come along. Although I really enjoy housesitting, I……..

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Seven Mile Beach Cayman Islands 2018

Review of 2018 – not quite what I planned!

As we start into the new year of 2019, it is a chance to review the year past and wow, what a year 2018 was!  Not all the plans I made at the beginning of the year came to fruition. Trips were cancelled, changed at the last minute, it turned out quite different to how to……..

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The Best Travel Gifts

The Best Travel Gifts for the Traveller in Your Life 2018

It is that time of the year again when we start looking for presents for our loved ones. To save you some time, and maybe some money, I’ve created this list of gift ideas for the traveller or would-be travellers, ideal for Christmas, birthdays or just general gifts. Packing Essentials Osprey Farpoint 40 Backpack Three……..

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