Six On Saturday: My Favorite English Garden

Originally posted on ThatTravelLadyInHerShoes:
I have been to many, many, many English gardens. Oh, I miss them! Some were part of the National Trust and some of them were with The National Garden Scheme……..we loved them all……but one year, I came upon a garden with a Potting Shed to stay in……It was booked to the…

Spring Means The Keukenhof

HOLLAND HOSTS THE WORLDS LARGEST TULIP FESTIVAL 2021 UPDATE: The Keukenhof is currently scheduled for 2021 starting Saturday 20 March through Sunday 9 May 2021 and plans are underway for enhanced visitor safety procedures regarding covid-19. Spring in Holland means flowers and the world’s largest garden and showplace is the Keukenhof Gardens  with over 7 millionContinue reading “Spring Means The Keukenhof”

Iceland Belongs On Every Bucket List

Be prepared for cold*. Be prepared for rain, sleet, snow and wind. Be prepared to be blown away (figuratively). Be prepared to be awed. Before we visited Iceland we were told several times that this place has a beautiful Summer but unfortunately nobody can be sure when that week will be. During our late MayContinue reading “Iceland Belongs On Every Bucket List”


2020 has been a very difficult year for everyone, so here’s hoping you have a wonderful holiday and wishing you a very happy and prosperous New Year. It’s still a wonderful world to wander, with so many great people to get to know. Looking forward to getting to know a lot more of you inContinue reading “SEASONS GREETINGS”

International Travel, Language And The Modern World – Part 1

What Binds Us Together Is Also That Which Separates Us The Most There are a number of things about international travel that fascinate me and the one that intrigues me the most is how people have changed and adapted their language abilities to make it easier to understand each other. Without specific plans we areContinue reading “International Travel, Language And The Modern World – Part 1”

The Business of Cruising

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CRUISE BUSINESS WITH AN UPDATE ON CRUISING AND COVID-19 It has now been five plus months since this article was first posted and as of October 20th, 2020 only very limited cruise itineraries have begun. Currently four ships are now cruising in the Mediterranean, cruises to nowhere are just being scheduledContinue reading “The Business of Cruising”