Paradise is Closer to London Than You Think

The past few months have been a bit of a blur.  I’ve visited 2 new countries, returned to Spain for a week, been to Guernsey (again!) started wedding planning and found out Monday that I’ve gotten a new job.  Oh and my mother lands here in 5 days.  Let’s just say the second half of…

The Year in Review – My Travels in 2014

Last January I had my year of travel mostly planned.  I stuck to some plans but ended up doing much more than anticipated.  While I have a few trips booked already I have to be much more flexible this year.  With having to renew my visa later in the year it means that I can’t…

Memories: The Way it Was in 2013

Sadly my relaxing Christmas holiday ended yesterday.  Looking ahead to the next year I wanted to take the time to reminisce on the past.  I had planned to blog over the holiday period while I was in Kent but in the end I just couldn’t make myself spend time online when life offline was beckoning….

In Guernsey: The Charming St Peter Port

Guernsey’s population is roughly 65,000, staggeringly small not only in comparison to London but also to the city I grew up in.  The town is located on the east coast of the island in St Peter Port parish and though tiny it has some serious appeal. D and I only intended to really explore the…

The Magnetic Pull of Guernsey

I now know why after visiting Guernsey Jen was drawn to live there, why anyone would be.  When you compare most aspects of life in London there is just no contest. The stunning coast lines, abundance of flowers, cute cottage houses and enough quiet to hear your own thoughts are just where Guernsey starts to…