RENTAL CARS AND DRIVING IN CALIFORNIA

If you were to pick the perfect way to collect a US rental car, in the dark, in a convertible with LOADS of blind spots,…

THE HAGUE – CITY BY THE SEA

  I’ve flown into Amsterdam and been to Amsterdam, and that is pretty much all I’ve done in Holland. I didn’t know a vast amount…

VISITING THE REAL LA LA LAND

What to say about LA. Los Angeles is, from a European view, an unimaginable assault on the senses. It’s massive. 60-mile freeways are the rule,…

CALIFORNIA’S ORIGINAL SURF CITY – HUNTINGTON BEACH

So in our original itinerary, Huntington Beach didn’t feature at all. Like, AT ALL. We’d planned to head down to Laguna Beach on the way…

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ARUBA

The first song that springs to mind every time I think of Aruba, is that classic Beach Boys track called Kokomo, you know how it…

HAND LUGGAGE ON A LONG-HAUL FLIGHT

Packing for a long-haul journey is hard even with your hold luggage, but a lot of people struggle with their hand luggage on a long-haul…

PLANNING A WEEKEND AT SWANSEA BAY #SEASWANSEABAY

Swansea Bay was my recent weekend getaway, and for any adventure seeker or outdoor activity lover, it without a shadow of a doubt, is a…