Dubrovnik – July 2016

I was last in Croatia in 1994, and boy has it changed since then. On the search for a ‘do nothing’ holiday, we went to Dubrovnik on the coast for a beach holiday (not something I’m an expert in by any means). We left on 5th July, returning on the 12th. It was the first…

Munich – December 2015

I had been to Munich a few years ago on a stag do. It was great fun, but that was not the time to soak up the cultural delights of the Bavarian capital. Now, as I’m more mature, it was time to try a second time. This was prompted, as always, by Mrs B. Perhaps because…

Isle of Skye – August 2015

Introduction I’d been to the Scottish Highlands about 20 years ago, as well as a brief trip to Dundee in 2001, but had long wanted to go to the Hebrides. So I was quite pleased when Mrs B suggested the Isle of Skye as a destination for a slightly-longer-than-a-weekend-break there.   The Journey Due to…

Paris in the Spring – 2014

The last in my aide-memoires of ‘weekends I’ve been away’ – 8th to the 9th March 2014. Fifteen months later I seem to have mislaid a load of the photos (hence none of the Eiffel Tower) and can’t remember everything that we did, let alone on what day. Which is why I started doing this…