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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Autumnal Amsterdam: A Photo Essay

Find a patch of green, a park, a wild open space and come autumn the place will undoubtedly transform into a veritable treasure trove of gold and ruby red vegetation with a crunchy amber carpet of fallen leaves, often sparkling in the sunlight. And in that month before the carpet turns to a dull sludge, the world is truly magical…

Churches & Chocolate in Brussels

Cathedrals, Churches and Chocolate… These are a few of my favourite things! So on my recent trip to Brussels, my second time visiting the city; I made a day of these fine things! Staying in the hotel district of Brussels near Rogier metro station, it was a short walk to the Hotel Metropole for morning coffee, or in my…

Walk: Southport to Ainsdale Sands

If you’re not lucky enough to live by the sea, I can imagine that you’d want to save your precious days off to visiting a coastal destination during the warmer summer months. But why should the summer months claim all our visits? On a beautifully bright winters day the coast can be at its most alluring with fabulous…