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
Hi This is Caroline, one half of The Traveling Nurses. In September Dawn and I will have been friends for 25 years, we met in the first week of nursing training when a shy 19 year old asked to join a group of fellow students for a project. Well many jobs (me), a marriage (also … More What is this blog about?
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton