Being silly in the Scilly Isles

When we told our friends where we were going, some laughed, some said ‘wow’ and some said how Scilly. (See what I did there?!) We were there early June 2017, so bare in mind things may have changed since then. We didn’t really know what to expect. One thing is for sure, we were blown…

Penzance

Returning to Penzance at 7pm after a trip to the Scilly Isles, we needed to stay over before the long drive back to London. I researched well, as usual, and found Scilly parking, a car park, offering ‘romantic’ shepherds huts that looked like they were going to be cute little huts in the middle of…

Rivalto, Tuscany

I wanted to do a review of a few of our latest discoveries in Tuscany, however as I sit here on the hotel terrace in the winter sun, with my foot strapped up, lonely but well oiled, I can only review half the places I wanted to. The good news is my Italian is improving…

Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy

In view of the 5 day quarantine restrictions in Italy being lifted for UK travellers from 31st August, I thought I’d quickly mention this little town I visited today for anyone looking for an adventure under the Tuscan sun! Home to Bocaccio, buried in a small church nearby, it’s a great little place for an…