Tag Archive: Countryside

A Day Trip from Amsterdam – The Zaan Region

There are so many layers to Amsterdam, it can be an attack on the senses and there is ample entertainment for every mood and taste even if you just wandered round aimlessly; one could easily fill two weeks just in…
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Seasalter, Whitstable and Friendship (and Many Pictures!)

At the weekend I stayed at a friend’s chalet in Seasalter, between Whitstable and Faversham on the Kent coast. It is one of my favourite places to relax and collect my thoughts. It sits immediately on the beach leaving nothing around…
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On a Budget and Need Sunshine and Relaxation? Salgados, Portugal is Your Answer!

Broke but desperately need a holiday without the tackiness of a typical cheap ‘Brits abroad’ package break? Do you just need the four S’s – sun,  sea, sand and se… ahermmm, sleep for under £180? Salgados in the Algarve, Portugal is…
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There is More to Kinderdijk than Just Windmills!

15km east of Rotterdam is Kinderdijk (children’s dike), world-famous for its nineteen iconic windmills. In 1997 the site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, an obligation being all mills must be kept in their original state and with…
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Music Makes the World go Round – My Top 5 Travelling Tunes

Those overpowering and uncontrollable range of raw emotions, happy or sad, excited or deflated. An energy you can physically feel running through your bones, those notes that make you shiver or those lyrics so true to circumstance. Music is so…
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Get Lost in the Peak District

  Deep contrasting colours in a land oozing natural beauty, diversity and serenity. A myriad of rolling hills, rivers, springs, gritstone edges, dales and caverns to name a few highlights. Everything one dreams of and more when thinking of rural…
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Travel the World and the Seven Seas

Travel the world…that’s my dream. It’s really quite simple! Thanks for dropping by to my second ever post (this really should have been my first but let’s not insult Amsterdam!) I know I already have an ‘About’ section, but it…
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