Tag: City Breaks

Japan Series: Our Tokyo Highlights

Tokyo is a perfect amalgamation of modern and futuristic,  ancient and traditional. Just around the corner from skyscrapers and offices, you may find a Buddhist temple or a small shrine. You’ll see women in suits amongst those in kimonos. Posh hotels near traditional Japanese style diners. You’ll get […]

What To See & Do in Amsterdam

We spent 4 days and 3 nights in Amsterdam, as part of my birthday trip. Fortunately, visiting in the winter, meant it wasn’t as crowded as it would have been earlier in the year. Unfortunately, we were out of season to visit the big tulip garden (still on […]

Birthday in Amsterdam

My first birthday as a ‘MRS’ – we had to make it a special one. So, it was the perfect excuse to fly to the very nearby Netherlands and spend 4 days in Amsterdam. Being so close to the UK, we had always wanted to visit the Dutch […]