• Nov 29, 2013

     The Coca Cola truck rolled up in Sunderland and I knew I had to go. The atmosphere was fab, there was music playing, and people giving out cans of coke. So glad we got to see it!  
  • May 25, 2013

    Cadbury World is amazing! Such good fun and they give you loads of free chocolate all the way around. So worth a visit, I couldn't have asked for a better day. 
  • Apr 9, 2013

    Whilst on honeymoon in New York we decided to get some tickets to see the Lion Kingon Broadway. If you aren't too fussed about what show you want to see I highly recommend you wait until you are in New York to buy tickets instead of book...
  • Apr 1, 2013

    I did it! I had some from the Cake Boss cafe in Times Square and I must admit I was a little bit disappointed. It tasted too cheesey, but it is a worldly cake to tick off my list nonetheless. 
  • Apr 1, 2013

    As everyone knows it is impossible to actually have breakfast at Tiffany & Co! But what is possible is to wander longingly through the doors and purchase some extremely beautiful jewellery. My husband gave be a Tiffany necklace for m...
  • Mar 31, 2013

    I travelled to New York for my Honeymoon. We stayed for ten days. It was beyond amazing! Could not have asked for a more perfect time. Such a beautiful city, it really does take your breath away. 
  • Jan 8, 2013

    Westminster Abbey was beautiful! It was truly amazing and well worth the visit. There was also a lot more to see than I anticipated so be sure to leave plenty of time if you are going to visit. Upon entering you receive an audio guide an...
  • Sep 29, 2011

    Ever since i saw those little hats on top of the innocent smoothies i wanted to teach myself to knit to help out Age Uk. The spread the warmth campaign is really important as it helps to pay fuel bills and provide electric blankets for e...
  • Aug 4, 2011

    So we finally got to see Windsor Castle and it was so very beautiful. It was a brilliant summer’s day which made the castle look even more amazing. It was much bigger than i had imagined and we got to visit various parts of the cas...
  • Aug 3, 2011

    After seeing the advertisement for the Faberge exhibition at Buckingham palace's summer opening i knew i had to go. As well as seeing many other Faberge pieces i got to see a select few of the Tsar's Faberge eggs. Although there is many ...
  • Jul 9, 2011

    Charity work is something amazing. It is great when people give up their time to help those in need, which is why i try my best to do as much as i can. I was considering doing the Race for Life but not having any athletic ability what so...
  • Jun 19, 2011

    Whilst on holiday to Tenerife we decided to go on a boat trip. We got to see Dolphins and pilot Whales up close as they swam around the boat, it was amazing! We were able to jump from the boat to swim amongst the Dolphins and Whales, but...
  • Jun 14, 2011

    So we decided to jet set off on holiday to Costa Adeje in Tenerife. At first i was quite sceptical, i have never been on a beach holiday before and my holidays usually consist of doing something active and seeing the history so i didn't ...
  • Apr 13, 2011

    I live quite near the coast and my Boyfriend lives on the coast, but i had still never been to a lighthouse. So we decided to go on a mission up the nearest national trust owned Lighthouse, Souter. Souter is on the North East coast, just...
  • Apr 6, 2011

    Woop! Finally managed to get to Versailles and it was amazing! The palace was huge and the rooms were all beautifully decorated with painted ceilings. The estate was 2000 acres so we had to get a little tram around the gardens (you had t...
  • Apr 4, 2011

    I cannot describe how amazing Disneyland is! Music is played everywhere and everything is made out of pink plastic, it is truly the happiest place on earth! I have always desperately wanted to go to Disneyland ever since a young age and ...
  • Mar 10, 2011

    Well that was stressful! After being initially rejected i was asked to be a giver from the reserves list. World book night then failed to reply to any of my emails and as World book night approached (5th march) i became increasingly stre...
  • Feb 25, 2011

    We got to feed the Giraffe's at South lakes wildlife and it was so much fun! The keepers come around with a big bucket of vegetables and all you need to do is lie your hand flat and the giraffe will lean over the fence and take the food ...
  • Feb 25, 2011

    This was another part of our amazing day at the South Lakes wildlife park. The zoo keeper gave each of us a little silvery fish that you had to dangle in front of the penguins. They quickly swallow the fish whole before waddling of in se...
  • Jan 28, 2011

    I adore Guinness and this was so much fun! you tour the brewery and see how they make Guinness, you can also pull your own pint and taste a pint. You get a free pint in the bar which has some amazing views of the city. The adve...
  • Jan 27, 2011

    Dublin was awesome! It was a truly beautiful city and i loved it there. I very much adore any city at night and Dublin was great for that. We ran from bar to bar drinking Guinness and dancing till dawn. We even managed to squeeze our way...
  • Jan 27, 2011

    So i was 19 and had never been on a plane before, so my boyfriend decided it was time we jumped on board and headed off to Dublin for a weekend. At first i was not nervous at all, i enjoyed all of the fun of running around the airport li...
  • Jan 24, 2011

    365 days, 365 photos. I can't believe it is all over.  I am not someone who starts something and does not finish it so i knew that i would definitely complete my photo challenge but i did not realise the affect it would have. Taking...
  • Sep 22, 2010

    We won! We won! £20 worth of food vouchers =]  So this is one of those things which i have always been desperate to do! I felt so happy to have known the most worthless knowledge to win a quiz. It was rock and roll bingo, so y...
  • Aug 30, 2010

    So i am not the sort of person you would think would go camping, i like my home comforts, my showers and the ability to do my hair and makeup. But ever since i was little i used to stay in a caravan park in Inverness and i was desperate ...
  • Aug 1, 2010

    14 locations, 9 countries. The most amazing 22 days ever. I wish i could do it all again.  Calais - Brussels - Rotterdam - Amsterdam - Hannover - Berlin - Krakow - Prague - Budapest - Vienna - Munich - Venice - Milan - Paris.  ...
  • Jul 28, 2010

    Venice was such a beautiful city, all of the canals looked so beautiful against the warm blue sky. It is an impossible city; we got lost on every corner. Venice is a labyrinth of fine boutiques and luxury chocolate shops. The architectur...
  • Jul 26, 2010

    When i think of Munich i think of a beautiful picturesque Bavarian city nestled in the Bavarian Alps. It just looked so perfect, the symbol of Bavaria. Munich was a truly beautiful city; i loved it there and would love to go back. It was...
  • Jul 26, 2010

    I saw a photo of Neuschwanstein somewhere, i can't remember where but something about it took my breath away. It was a truly beautiful castle, with perfect sleeping beauty towers and a reminder of chitty chitty bang bang. The most amazin...
  • Jul 25, 2010

    'Cream coloured ponies and crisp apple strudels' This is another Sound of Music orientated goals, it is my favourite musical. So after i heard Julie Andrews singing about Apple Strudel i had to hunt some out and try it. I figured that th...
  • Jul 25, 2010

    Wow Vienna! Such a beautiful city and i unfortunately only got to spend a day there. We visited Schlossburn palace and zoo and it was absolutely amazing! If you fancy going for a visit i recommend you get there for opening as it will tak...
  • Jul 22, 2010

    I have always wanted to travel all over the world and there was something intriguing about Hungary. Such a beautiful city shrouded in the history of the iron curtain and the magnificent architecture. We visited Buda Castle and the Fisher...
  • Jul 20, 2010

    I have heard some amazing things about Prague but none of them live up to how amazing this city truly is. Nestled in some of the most beautiful scenery i have ever seen the city is a labyrinth of architecture and history. Take the little...
  • Jul 18, 2010

    Such an amazing piece of History, it is so bizarre to think that the wall only fell 21 and a bit years ago. It is so much more than just a wall and coupled with the photos and stories of the families ripped apart or the people who tried ...
  • Jul 18, 2010

    I'm not really sure where to begin. I am a history student and i always thought that Auschwitz is a place which should be visited to help expand ones knowledge and understanding of the events of the Holocaust. It is so daunting as you mo...
  • Jul 18, 2010

    Wow! Poland. I really don't know where to begin. I suppose in my mind (the overactive mind of a history student) Poland was always this dark mysterious place steeped in history and Soviet concrete buildings. I was half there. Poland is a...
  • Jul 17, 2010

    WOW the Brandenburg gate is beautiful. Such an amazing symbol of Berlin and since it is the last remaining gate a perfect reminder of the history of Berlin.  I can hardly describe how amazing it is an image of freedom and revolution...
  • Jul 17, 2010

    To visit the Reichstag was another one of my History orientated goals. To stand on those steps, the steps where history was made and lives were changed forever. History is a great thing, although we can never step back in time and experi...
  • Jul 17, 2010

    Berlin is one of the most amazingly breathe taking places in the world. Steeped in so much history i thought it would be wonderful and it was more than that. The sight of the Brandenburg gate at night was something that will be with me f...
  • Jul 15, 2010

    Hannover was such a beautiful place steeped in so much history a history which spread throughout the royal dynasties of Europe. Hannover had some of the most amazing buildings i have ever seen and as you follow along the red thread you g...
  • Jul 12, 2010

    Amsterdam was a bizarre place. We stayed in the cube hotel where everything was cubed and they only had uv light. The hotel room bathroom had no doors and was completely exposed and the room had only pink light. Although it was all a bit...
  • Jun 19, 2010

    Ever since i was young i had a massive interest in the ancient Egyptians. The Rosetta stone is a key to the Egyptian history, so when we visited the British museum it was an artefact of specific interest. To be honest it was exactly what...
  • Jun 18, 2010

    'I met her in a club down in old Soho where you drink Champagne and it tastes just like Cherry Cola'  I love the kinks and the song Lola is one of those songs that remind me of my boyfriend. The kinks made Soho seem glamorous, a pla...
  • Aug 13, 2009

    I love the Queen! Everything about the royal family is amazing and brilliant in every way. This is why i was desperate to go visit Buckingham palace. We travelled to London for the Palaces summer opening and my most amazing boyfriend wai...
  • Aug 12, 2009

    I have always had a great interest in History and especially the Tudors, so i really wanted to visit Hampton court the home of Henry VIII. Hampton court was so beautiful a truly amazing creation of Tudor design and grandeur. I loved runn...
  • Aug 2, 2009

    I love Paris, it is such a magical city and on our first trip to Paris we decided that the Louvre was one of top locations to visit. It was huge! There was floor after floor of corridors jam packed with artefacts. Unfortunately we only h...
  • Aug 2, 2009

    Paris is such a beautiful city, a city i have always wanted to visit. Something about Paris captivated me, its elegance, its sophistication. I know it is cliché but Paris truly is the city of love and i love it there. Since my Dad...
  • Aug 2, 2009

    Paris is such a beautiful city and nothing is more of an iconic sight than the Eiffel tower. Walking up the steps of the metro to see this imposing tower hanging over you is a sight you will never forget. The Eiffel tower is huge; i mean...
  • Aug 2, 2009

    Another stop on our must see list when we visited Paris. The Arch de Triompe is such a beautiful structure and much bigger than i was expecting. The whole place was utter chaos; i could just sit and watch the cars wiz around for hours on...
  • Dec 5, 2008

    The Sound of Music is by far my favourite musical that is why i really wanted to experience it live. So on my first trip to London me and David managed to get ourselves tickets =] It was amazing! I have no pictures though because you are...
  • Dec 4, 2008

    I have always been desperate to see London and i finally got my chance to go when i was 17. I quickly fell in love with the bright lights of the city and try to return as much as possible. London is such a magical place the bustle of the...
  • Dec 4, 2008

    My first stop on my first visit to London. I adore history of any variety and particularly like the history of the British Monarchy. So where else better to visit than the Tower of London. Such an amazing place, where so many traitors or...
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