At the end of August, parts of Georgian Bath were to be transformed for the filming of a new TV series. The filming was for ‘Bridgerton’ a new series for Netflix, based on Julia Quinn’s best selling books. Set between 1813 and 1827, the Bridgerton Series is a collection of eight novels, each featuring one … Continue reading “Once upon a time in Bath…”
This year I started running. It may not seem much but for me, that’s a big statement. For the past however many years I have always told myself I can’t run. I am too flat footed, too heavy or any other reason I could find. But about 6 months ago I started running. And I … Continue reading “Run Fat Boy, Run!”
San Clemente Palace is not your standard Venice luxury hotel. It is nowhere near Piazzo San Marco, and it doesn’t have views of the Grand Canal. Despite these potential drawbacks, it is still one of the greatest hotels in Venice. Located on it’s own island, out in the lagoon, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice … Continue reading “San Clemente Palace – A luxury Venice hotel like no other”
The Crystal Espirit Croatia cruise is one of two itineraries operated by Crystal Cruises. Board the Espirit at either Venice or Dubrovnik and cruise up, down or round trip between the two cities. We booked with Crystal for our first ever cruise back in 2016, opting for just one leg of the journey. This is … Continue reading “Crystal Espirit Croatia Cruise & the Dalmatian Coast”
If you read some of the reviews for Hotel Negresco, you’d strongly consider staying elsewhere. “Living on Past Reputation” says one recent review, “ Overrated. Pretentious and noisy” says another. So why would I recommend this hotel?