Want to visit the top of Snowdon but don’t fancy the 3-4 hour hike? No problem. Let the train take the strain and book a trip on the Snowdon mountain railway. Snowdon mountain railway Since 1896 visitors have been travelling to Llanberis, to experience this unique rail journey to the summit of the highest mountain… More Snowdon mountain railway
Wondering what sort of things could you to add to your bucket list? Usually you start by including the big ticket travel destinations you want to visit. But it doesn’t have to be just long haul travel. Try thinking of places closer to home you haven’t visited yet. Then include things you have never done… More Things to add to your bucket list
How many UK heritage sites have you visited? Some of the 31 places listed as United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland sites on the UNESCO world heritage website are not on mainland Britain. For example, of the 4 natural world heritage places listed as being in the UK, one is in the South Atlantic Ocean… More UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK
Some people have a strange view on when is the best time to visit India. We knew that the summer months would be very hot and wanted to visit when it would be more temperate. temperate : temperate adjective (WEATHER) – environment (of weather conditions) neither very hot nor very cold. Looking through various brochures, they all said the best time to visit is mid-october to mid-march… More Best time to visit India?
The nearest town to the Ranthambore National Park is Sawai Madhopur. Having completed our tiger safari, the next day we moved on by train towards Agra. Most of our luggage had been taken on ahead by road, so we were left with only our cabin bags. Good job too, as our transport to the station was by… More Riding the Rails – Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur
On the hunt for a tiger Up before dawn we made our way sleepily to the foyer of the Ranthambore Regency Hotel. (Little did we know we’d need to be up even earlier the following day!) The foyer was crowded with people having tea and coffee. A quick wake up, and warm up, before we… More Breaking down in Tiger country
Suddenly it creeps up on you. One moment you are working full time, pushing for the next promotion, or spending your time raising the kids and ferrying them and their friends here and there, and the next you are waving them off to college and considering working part-time in the run up to retirement. That’s… More Transition into a new you
Our Saga Golden Triangle Tour of a lifetime to the Taj Mahal did not turn out the way we’d planned. Instead of warm winter sunshine we faced cold weather, experienced dust and pollution, endured a number of all day excursions that started before dawn and are still suffering illnesses that have lasted over a month. A holiday to remember alright,… More The camera can lie after all!
What do you think of when you think of “midlife”? Empty nest ? Menopause ? Early Retirement ? Maybe you’ve got a list of places you haven’t been to yet and things you haven’t accomplished yet. Now is the time to start ticking off those bucket list items. Try a white water rafting trip…….… More Midlife ? Time to live your dreams!
If you are looking for some winter sun, how about going to Goa. The best time to visit is from mid-November to mid-February, as it’s hot, but not too hot. Goa is on the western coast of India, bounded by the Arabian Sea on its western coast. Northern Goa is the lively party-central area, while Southern Goa is more relaxed… More Go To Goa