What is the Catalan Christmas pooping man?

What is the Catalan Christmas pooping man?

Look for the Caganer in Catalonia at Christmas! One of our cheekiest Christmas decorations at home is this little guy we picked up on holiday in Barcelona years ago. He is a caganer, basically a little pooping man! You may have seen one in nativity scenes at Christmas time inRead More…

Travel: Popular statues of Bratislava

Travel: Popular statues of Bratislava

Unusual but photogenic statues of Bratislava One of the more popular pastimes when visiting Bratislava is to seek out the unusual and sometimes creepy statues.  Here are some that we have seen whilst visiting the Slovakian capital city.  Keep looking about, as there are statues all over central Bratislava. ČumilRead More…

News: Planning approval for new Blythswood Square Hotel

News: Planning approval for new Blythswood Square Hotel

Blythswood Square Hotel plans approved A historic site in Glasgow has been granted planning permission for the creation of a 57 bedroom hotel. The development will be at 5-7 Blythswood Square in Glasgow’s city centre.   History buffs will know that the address of 7 Blythswood Square is notorious in theRead More…

News: Ryanair routes return to Glasgow Airport

News: Ryanair routes return to Glasgow Airport

Ryanair confirm re-introduction of four routes from Glasgow Airport Once again travellers from Glasgow Airport can get to four popular destinations as Ryanair re-introduce services to Alicante, Brussels, Malaga and Warsaw. Hopefully Ryanair will bring back some more routes to Glasgow instead of messing about customers. Flights to Warsaw willRead More…

News: Zip Hotels by Premier Inn

News: Zip Hotels by Premier Inn

New budget hotel ZIP from Premier Inn Sometimes you really just need somewhere to place your head at night. Somewhere quiet, clean and has the essentials. For us this includes internet – imagine a day without it (bliss I bet!!) This is where ZIP comes in. Basic room with theRead More…

Travel: Memento Park, Budapest, Hungary

Travel: Memento Park, Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park – the Communist statue park Memento Park (also known as “Szoborpark”) is something different to visit when you are in Budapest. A bus journey away from the city, it’s a perfect place for any Eastern European history buffs. What is it? Memento Park is a collection of statuesRead More…

Travel: The Icelandic Phallological Museum (The Penis Museum)

Travel: The Icelandic Phallological Museum (The Penis Museum)

The Icelandic Phallological Museum (Penis museum) Usually when Iceland is mentioned visitors suggest the northern lights, a trip to the blue lagoon or the Golden Circle to see geysirs, however another popular attraction is The Icelandic Phallological Museum. More commonly known as The Penis Museum! Penises come in all shapesRead More…

Foodie Explorers A Week in Pictures 7th July 2018

Foodie Explorers A Week in Pictures 7th July 2018

A week in pictures 7th July This weather is gorgeous isn’t it, but I’m getting to the stage where a downpour at night would be ideal for a full night’s sleep!  This week in pictures is another busy one.  Not the best temperature for travelling around, however, in order toRead More…

Feast of Fife – where to stay, what to see and where to eat – Day Two

Feast of Fife – where to stay, what to see and where to eat – Day Two

Feast of Fife – Day Two of the Fife adventure View day one of my Feast of Fife here. On day two, this was the sight I woke up to! 😍 Catchpenny Safari Lodges Sleep in the wild without being wild at Catchpenny Safari Lodges.  Nestled on the coast with gorgeousRead More…

Travel: 5 must visit breweries in this Dusseldorf Beer Trail

Travel: 5 must visit breweries in this Dusseldorf Beer Trail

5 Must Visit Breweries in this Dusseldorf Beer Trail. If there’s one thing they do well in Düsseldorf is make beer.  Here are five breweries within walking (staggering) distance of one another for a brewery beer crawl. Embrace the Düsseldorf way and wander along our Dusseldorf beer trail 🍺 Prost! FüchschenRead More…