A fairy tale castle in the Latvian countryside

An adventure in a fairy tale castle in the town of Cesis, Latvia. … View Post

Exploring the Latvian Countryside

After a grey couple of days in Riga, we were ready for some sunshine and countryside. We were lucky to get both. After picking up our rental car, a rather snazzy black golf from Sixt, we ventured out into the Latvian countryside. Driving in Latvia, and Estonia to be honest, was a little like taking your life in your own hands. They all have relatively slow speed restrictions but very, very few people follow them. Add that to their main… View Post

A Christmas break in the Cotswold’s

Driving down the long drive into the valley to the side of Fish Hill the automatic gates open and we step into the wonderful world of The Fish.  We’ve now begun a mini tradition of taking a short break in the Cotswolds pre-Christmas to have some quality time and a much needed rest. In 2017 we visited in early December and in 2018 we went just a couple of days before the big day, both years we have opted to… View Post

Beautiful Rainbow & Sunset over Chichester this evening

Sometimes the UK really is a wonderful place to be! We spend a lot of time thinking about getting away and thinking that holidays have to be abroad but there are some truly fabulous places right here.

River Cottage Summer Fair & Golden Cap

We are slightly River Cottage crazy and have now been to two events at the farm, brought 8 out of 15 handbooks, own 5 of his cookbooks and have watched nearly every episode of the shows. Slightly obsessed I know but nonetheless great experiences (and with Raspberry Vodka currently being made in a jar in the cupboard you can’t go wrong!) We booked to attend the Summer Fair back in June after missing the Spring Fair. Tickets were cheap and… View Post