Milan & Lake Como

Milan is not really a place we have ever wanted to visit. Most reviews say it is an industrial city, not very pretty and not much to see. Although it is supposed to be one of the fashion capitals of the world, we’re not high fashion shoppers so that didn’t have much appeal. However when … More Milan & Lake Como

New York City

The flights back from Mexico to Manchester would have needed one or two lengthy airport transfers in America. Rather than spend hours in an airport, we decided to spend a few days in New York. We have both had a few trips to New York in the past (before we decided to blog) so this … More New York City


When planning our trip to Mexico, one of the destinations we were determined to visit was the ruins of Chichen Itza. The pyramid there is listed among the 7 Modern Wonders of the World. However, as the pyramid and ruins are more than a 17 hour drive away from Mexico City, we needed to plan … More Tulum

Mexico City

Before the Day of the Dead festivities, we spent a couple of days exploring Mexico City to take in all the sights. Day One In the morning we headed to the Mercado (market). The place is full of little stalls, all tightly packed in together. There are plenty of things on sale from handmade jewellery … More Mexico City