How to Book the Perfect Holiday

I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list  -Susan Sontag   Travelers either love or hate planning trips. Spending hours honing your research skills in front of a computer, popping into the Travel Agents to pass the planning and booking onto someone else or going away with friends who you know will take care … Continue reading How to Book the Perfect Holiday

Essaouira – One of my favourite places.

I first visited Essaouira in October 2013 with my husband Richard, my sister and brother in law. We flew to Marrakesh and as private transfers and buses seemed to be costly, we opted for the cheaper option of hiring a car. Big mistake. Big, big mistake. The drive between Marrakesh and Essaouira should take between … Continue reading Essaouira – One of my favourite places.

The Independent Traveller

“Once the travel bug has bitten there is no antidote, and I know I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” Michael Palin   Back in 2011, Rich famously (in our family) told a Thomas cook holiday rep "we don’t go on package holidays were independent travellers."   What is an independent … Continue reading The Independent Traveller