Friet Museum – Fries Museum Bruges

The Friet Museum in Bruges lets the world know that French Fries are from Belgium! No really they are I promise!   The story goes : Apparently way back in history an American soldier was given some fries by a group of Belgian soldiers. As they were speaking in French the American, obviously mistook them…

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Beautiful Bruges

The film In Bruges has become a bit of a cult classic over the last few years and I have to be honest this was one of the reasons I decided upon a last minute road trip to Belgium. Even though I had read a little bit from the travel blog community I had no…

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Staminee de garre beer bruges

Staminee de Garre Bruges

I found an amazing new beer at Staminee de Garre……… As readers of this travel blog should know, particularly if you have read Corona the best summer beer ever, I like beer, especially beer with friends and good company. So it’s quite fitting that my first post on Bruges is about beer. Whilst in Bruges – now…

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Old Harry Rocks – The Jurassic Coast Dorset

I’m lucky enough to live on the doorstep of England’s first natural World Heritage Site, The Jurassic Coast. The Dorset and East Devon coastline has plenty of stunning scenery and incredible features which I want to share with you. The Jurassic coastline is 95 miles long and was given World Heritage status due to the areas unique insight into earth…

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Customer service throughout the travel industry

Customer service is a pretty conscientious topic to cover. I have been considering writing this post on the travel blog for a while and thinking of the best ways to tackle it. I don’t really want to upset my fellow Brits but I’m sorry to say customer service in the UK is extremely subpar. I…

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My Top 5: Surfing Destinations Not to Be Missed

The sport of surfing has been variously claimed to have originated both in Peru and in Hawaii and the Polynesian island chain. While Peru may have a somewhat better claim on the sport based on recent archaeological discoveries, surfing has captured the public imagination and has gained steadily in popularity throughout the world since. For…

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Top Tips for Travelling in the UK During 2012

Travelling to the United Kingdom is a treat any time of year. In addition to the fascinating history, natural beauty and architecture to see and experience year-round, there are some stupendous events happening in 2012. Be sure to plan ahead, because this year is the year for visiting the UK! As we all know the…

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