24 hours in Venice

Whilst we were on our holiday to Lake Bled, there was a fab taxi service called Go Opti which could take you around Slovenia but also take you to the surrounding countries: Italy, Croatia and so on. So, Steven, my brother, and I took a taxi journey to Venice from Lake Bled for one night.Continue reading “24 hours in Venice”

Oh Iona, you beauty

Today’s adventure took us to the Isle of Iona. We caught the first ferry from Fionnphort which was at 9:55am. It cost £3.50 for a return to Iona and took 10 mins. Don’t think that’s bad when you pay £10 to get to Hull from Driffield, return. The views on Iona were just breathtaking. AbbeyContinue reading “Oh Iona, you beauty”

A morning at Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

The weather is absolutely shite at the moment, but I NEEDED to get out of my flat into the fresh air of the countryside so today’s trip was to Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, North Yorkshire. Beningbrough Hall is located 8 miles away from the beautiful city of York and is surrounded by such breathtaking groundsContinue reading “A morning at Beningbrough Hall and Gardens”

Day trip to Slovenia’s capital city – Ljubljana

While we were staying at Lake Bled, we had to visit Slovenia’s capital and largest city – Ljubljana. The city with colour, culture and lots of cafés. We arrived at Ljubljana in the morning, after about 45 minutes on a coach. God bless the tour guide, she’s there talking away about the history and cultureContinue reading “Day trip to Slovenia’s capital city – Ljubljana”

Tour around Treasurer’s House, York

Seen as it was a nice day and Jack and I are National Trust members, we walked into York city centre and visited the Treasurer’s House. The building was originally built for Treasurers of York Minster and then was owned by a wealthy collector until 1930. Then he kindly gave it to the National TrustContinue reading “Tour around Treasurer’s House, York”