Chatsworth House is one of my favourite grand houses in the UK. A trip to Derbyshire is never complete without time at Chatsworth House, it’s beautiful parkland or at least a trip to the farm shop and Cafe. In mid August we ventured once again to enjoy all that is to offer at Chatsworth. The hot […]
I was listening to this week’s ‘Discover Weekly’ playlist on Spotify and on came ‘Happiness is Easy’, by Talk Talk. I hadn’t heard that song in ages. For a long time, I only new it as one of the final tracks on their greatest hits album, ‘Natural History’, a CD I played to death as […]
The Moore Homestead was the very first home built in Skagway as the Gold Rush started to take hold. Captain William Moore and his son J. Bernard (Ben) Moore settled in this valley to capitalize on a future gold rush. Their struggles to adapt to the changes brought by an overwhelming tide of people reflect […]
Skagway is a city in southeast Alaska, and popular cruise ship port on the Inside Passage. It was home to the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1800s before transforming to capture the gold rush of cruise ship passengers that disembark every year. We joined this new Gold rush in June 2018.
The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel is one of Vancouver’s greatest hotels. We checked in for two nights staying in their top floor Harbor View Suite. In June/July 2018 we embarked on an Alaskan Cruise adventure taking us from Vancouver to [almost] Anchorage and back. We planned to arrive in Vancouver a few days before the cruise […]