When Dawn and I travel, one of our favourite things to do is eat. As I have said in previous posts we like to find foods that are famous in that town or city. Our favourite meal of the day is breakfast and if we find places with a good breakfast then we are set … More What we ate in Chicago
A few years ago my fellow traveling nurse and I decided that we wanted to travel back to the USA together. We had already been to New York (twice) and fancied somewhere else. Dawn had visited Chicago before as part of a tour with her family and really enjoyed it. So the destination was decided … More Chicago… why go there?
Had a lovely day in and around Liverpool today after I decided to approach my day as a tourist. There is a running joke in my family that if I judge something as being crap in this country, I would think it was unique in another country and take a picture of it. I am … More Liverpool as a tourist
One of the things I love to do when in a country or city is to try some of the things that they are famous for. I know we should try lots of different things when travelling but I always like the idea of trying the sterotypes. In this post I will give examples of … More Stereotypes…
We live inbetween Manchester and Liverpool in the UK. Recently my husband and I visited Manchester for the day to celebrate my birthday. Our day was spent eating good food and sampling the cocktail menus of the local watering holes (it was my birthday after all!) During the day I happened to comment that this would … More Not Barcelona…
A big part of mine and Carolines’ holidays now involves food. We search for quirky restaurants, or eat at restaurants we have seen in films for eg, katz deli, Seinfeld diner and strive to try local dishes or food we associate with that place.We have usually scanned the menus and chosen our meals before we … More Small fish platter.
Scandimania… A phase we hear so often these days, a love of all things scandi. Whether it’s Hugge or The Killing everyone wants a part of it. Dawn and I were (are) also two of those people, however our fascination with this area of the world comes not from the media or the recent ‘mania’ … More Scandimania before it was cool