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Lockdown restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic meant travel abroad was strictly limited but I discovered that exploring my local area could be just as rewarding. I spent some time walking around the pretty, traditional English village of Shenley. And I discovered a fascinating river walk…
Discovering Spilve and the Aviation Heritage of Riga
Contrary to rumours that Spilve Aerodrome outside Riga was abandoned I was delighted to discover that is thriving and features one of the few Stalinist-era buildings in Riga, a magnificent terminal building. Nearby is the unique Latvia Soviet Aviation Museum currently based next to Riga…
Happy Borismas 2020
2020 has been a difficult year for so many people. And, at the last minute the UK Prime Minister cancelled the Christmas break and our one-day limited celebration was dubbed Borismas. We have to remain optimistic as we hope for a better 2021.
My First COVID-19 British Airways Flight – What Appened?
My first COVID-19 British Airways flight was a gentle introduction to the future of flying. Technology will play a big role in the elimination of touchpoints and staff/passenger interaction in airports and on planes. It was time to master the app, something I have successfully avoided until now.
Tesalate - the Revolutionary Beach Towel
If anyone should know how to produce the ultimate beach towel it is the Australians with their multitude of beaches and love of sea sports. The Tesalate beach towel comes in different sizes and a large selection of eye-catching designs. This super-absorbent, sand-repellent towel folds down small…
Latgale and a Journey of Discoveries - Day 2
During a second day visiting the unusual Latgale region of Latvia I learnt about two traditions – bread and pottery. I visited Aglona Basilica, the only basilica in Latvia and tasted bread at Aglona Bread Museum. After lunch at Arendole Manor, I enjoyed some quaint and curious attractions in…
Latgale and a Journey of Discoveries - Day 1
Latvia is a land of surprises and none more so than the eastern area known as Latgale. This small region is famous for its many lakes, hence the name. I spent two days exploring Latgale discovering unusual attractions including Vasergelišķu viewing tower overlooking Daugavas loki nature park. I…
Daugavpils in Latvia – a River, a Fortress, a Lily
Latvia is a fascinating and unusual destination. The northern region of Latgale is rich in history, culture and traditions unique to the area. In Daugavpils, I tried the local spirit, Šmakovka, celebrated in a museum. I visited Daugavpils Fortress, home of the famous Mark Rothkit Art Gallery,…
Maier Sports Summer Wear - A Review
The latest Maier range of summer outdoor wear continues to deliver on comfort, good fit, and protection from adverse weather. These smart, stylish clothes can be worn anywhere with confidence.
Go Easy Go Dolomeet Card in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
For the best way to explore the stunning Dolomite Mountains surrounding Madonna di Campiglio in Trentio. a region of Italy.. buy a Dolomeet Card. Get the Trentino Guest Card when you book your accommodation and you have a freedom pass explore the area and take part in some special events.