What I loved about Cyprus

Cyprus has never been on my bucket-list, but when you’re desperate for a serious dose of Vitamin D and some relaxation without travelling too far, you’re kind of limited in your destination hit list. So Paphos it was. Mr Daydreamer has visited Cyprus a few times, twice on holiday, years… View Post

Ocean Liners: Speed & Style

Yesterday, the V&A Museum of Design Dundee announced its opening date and exhibition – Saturday 15 September and Ocean Liners: Speed & Style. Given Dundee’s maritime history (along with whaling and ship building, the city is famous for Robert Falcon Scott’s antarctic exploration aboard the RRS Discovery, which is now… View Post

Cameron House, Loch Lomond

Imagine the arrival: you drive down a private road, it twists and turns ever so slightly to reveal a grand old mansion house set directly on the banks of a beautiful Scottish loch. It’s September, and the sun is fairly low even in the middle of the day, hitting the water… View Post

Over Nighting at Archerfield

A long weekend, a six month old and a border collie can only mean one thing: time for a mini break. After reading Wendy’s recommendation of Archerfield House Hotel lodges, we decided to take a road trip with le bubs and le pooch to experience them ourselves. Twenty miles south… View Post

Saint Paul de Vence Part 2

A huge part of travelling, for me, is the food. Generally speaking, I like self-catering best – it makes you leave the comfort of your accommodation to find the local eateries, which is great for exploring and people watching as well as experimenting with the local cuisine. I haven’t been… View Post