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New York, New York

So good, they named it twice!! So just before lockdown happened we managed to jet off to the Big Apple! Neither myself nor my boyfriend Luke had ever been before and so it was the perfect destination for us to explore together. To give you… read on…

Down in Dubai

First things first…If you’re thinking of going to Dubai book for 10 days! We went for 7 and it just wasn’t enough to take in all that Dubai has to offer! 2nd little tip of the holiday is that we took an overnight flight from… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 8 – Lake Annecy to Bruyeres-et-Montberault

We set off early and said Aurevoir to Lake Annecy (really sad face!) although not after having breakfast next to a table where a little elderly lady and her cat (yes cat) were tucking into a yoghurt! It was a little more motorway driving again… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 7 – Lake Annecy

Today was a chill day! Well if you call a day full of ball games chilling, ok it was more of a sports day! We had a slight lay in before beginning the days’ activities. First up was tennis before the sun really took its… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 6 – La Mure to Lake Annecy

The last of the real Col roads today 🙁 The main one being another popular route on the Tour De France, the Col du Granier which crosses the Chartreuse mountains and is located between Mont Granier and Mont Joigny. The road is lined with the… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 5 – Briancon to La Mure

Feeling hot hot hot!! Roof down, shoulders out, Australian Gold on (my tan accelerator of choice!). The first Col of the day was the Col D’Izoard which took us to Gap. Another Tour De France route that even had sculptures of Fausto Coppi and Louis… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 4 – Seez to Briancon

So yesterday we did 3 countries in one day and today we’ve done 3 seasons in one day! The weather has varied from 15 degrees and cloudy in Seez, 1 degree and snowing at the top of the Col del’iseran and 23 degrees and sunny… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 3 – Lake Geneva to Seez

Today really was a mini European tour as we crossed the border not only into Switzerland but out the other side into Italy and then back into France! 3 countries in 1 day! ? The weather this morning was beautiful, it was definitely a shorts… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 2 – Dijon to Lake Geneva

After exploring the town of Dijon a little more and of course petting the owl, we set off on the next stretch of road that would take us to Lake Geneva. Not quite on the col roads yet but we saw some beautiful scenery and… read on…

Mini European Tour Day 1 Dover to Dijon

And we’re off! We’ve been planning this trip for a while now which has entailed changing routes numerous times to coincide with the best weather! We headed to Dover Friday night and stayed in a little B and B to save anyone getting up too… read on…