Running the Marathon du Medoc is one of the most bizarre things I’ve ever taken part in. That’s why it appealed to me so much. It’s certainly not for the serious marathon runner. With 22 wine stops and… View Post

During our recent trip to Switzerland we spent a day sightseeing in Zurich. My husband had planned to surprise me with lunch at Hiltl, the world’s oldest continuously open vegetarian restaurant, but he’s rubbish at keeping… View Post

A few weeks ago we had a wonderful five days in Switzerland, staying with friends who live by Lake Zug. Although it was a short trip we managed to packs lots in, including a day… View Post

Italians have a reputation for being extremely stylish dressers with a love for good quality garments. To be honest, we could expect nothing less from a country that’s home to some of the most famous… View Post

Last week we went to see a Bob Dylan concert in Liverpool and decided to make the most of it by staying overnight. Rather than book one of the big hotel chains we chose the modern and… View Post