London Day Trip: The Mount Vineyard, Kent

While we were hiking along the Eynsford Circular, we passed this sign while crossing through a golf course. We were intrigued. “Best Wine in Kent” had to mean something, right? Andrew Googled it as we continued our walk to Shoreham for lunch. He discovered that The Mount Vineyard does tastings…

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London Day Trip: Hiking the Eynsford Circular

Our latest hike took us to Eynsford in Kent, where we walked a long the Eynsford Circular. This lovely country stroll was a nice walk, even in the rain. Getting There | The Walk | The Sights Getting to the Eynsford Circular Just 45 minutes by train from Blackfriars, trains…

Ljubljana, Slovenia Weekend Travel Guide

Our Slovenian adventure ended in the country’s capital, Ljubljana. This adorable city is set in a valley surrounded by mountains, making it even more picturesque. Great food, beautiful buildings and lovely weather made our stay in Ljubljana delightful and relaxing. Ljubljana, Slovenia Travel Guide Getting There | Do | Stay…

Bled, Bohinj and the Motorail to Ljubljana, Slovenia

On our last morning in Bled, Slovenia, we woke up early and hopped in the car for a day of driving and adventure. We had mapped out a route that would be much longer than the usual 45 minute drive from Bled to Ljubljana, but much more interesting. Our journey…

Lake Bled in the Rain: Travel Guide

Ah, Lake Bled. It is so, so beautiful there. When we visited, it was also so, so rainy. The lake, with its beautiful island and castle, is surrounded by mountains. The turquoise waters and bordering forests are so peaceful and lovely. It is a wonderfully relaxing place to visit, especially…

Méribel and Les Trois Vallees Travel Guide

Oh, man. Our travels often inspire “pinch me” moments. Even after a year and a half of expat life, it still happens. Our trip to Meribel, in particular, was full of those “pinch me” moments. I’ve been skiing since I was a little girl and skiing in the Alps is…

Hiking from Leatherhead to Leith Hill

In the run-up to our big hiking trip in June, we’ve been embarking on roughly one hike per month here in the UK in addition to our training in the gym. For February’s hike, Andrew chose a route that would be easy to get to from London, offer us some…