Holidays

Very personal travel diaries of our various family holidays around the world, either as a complete family or in smaller groups.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.
Mark Twain

1989 Holland

1990 Gothenburg

1990 Copenhagen

1991 New York

1991 New Orleans

1992 Moscow

1992 St Petersburg

1993 Ireland

1994 Houston

1994 Desert Adventures

1995 Asian Adventures

1996 Singapore

1999 Matterhorn

1999 Porto and Lisbon

1999 Crete

2001 Madeira

2001 Prague

2002 USA

2003 Greece

2003 Paris

2005 Whistler

2006 Les Arcs

2009 La Rochelle

2010 Marrakech

2010 St Malo

2013 Berlin Marathon

2014 Holland

2014 Munich

2015 Algarve

2016 Valenciennes

2016 Chamonix

2017 Saint Omer

2017 Catalonia

2018 Dunkirk

2018 Italian Job

Welsh Weekend

Welsh Weekend

A four-day weekend of spectacular scenery, flash cars, and expanding waistlines.

Chamonix

Chamonix

A week of going up and down mountains and rediscovering school geography lessons, especially the ones about mountains and glaciers.

UK Mega – Llangolen

UK Mega – Llangolen

A few days in North Wales for the UK Mega in Llangolen. Daughterus Maximus agreed to come with me to keep me company.

GeoNord Valenciennes

GeoNord Valenciennes

A visit to the GeoNord geocaching event in Valenciennes, accompanied by Daughterus Minimus, Alibags and Norfolk12

Up The Lakes

Up The Lakes

A week exploring the ups and downs of England’s most three dimensional county.

Snowdonia

Snowdonia

Kas entered the 2015 Snowdonia Marathon, so we were obliged to go and have a long weekend in Snowdonia.

The Algarve

The Algarve

Two weeks of sea, sunshine and general relaxation on the south coast of Portugal.

Down Dover

Down Dover

It would have been classed as a weekend away, except it wasn’t the weekend.

Munich Giga Event

Munich Giga Event

A long weekend travelling with Ami by bus to a geocaching giga event in Munich.

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

Kas decided she’d really, really like to run the 40th Berlin Marathon on her 40th birthday weekend. It seemed like a reasonable idea.

Dorset Days

Dorset Days

A few days on the beautiful south coast of England. Our first proper holiday for a couple of years, and it was most welcome.