View of Granada from the Alhambra

Our City Break in Granada, Spain

Last May, we visited Granada, a wonderful place for a city break located in the vibrant region of Andalusia in southern Spain. The region was under Moorish rule from the 8th to 15th centuries, and Granada is known for its well-preserved examples of architecture dating back to that period – in particular its UNESCO World…

Autumn at National Trust Winkworth Arboretum

Day Out at Winkworth Arboretum

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to enjoy the autumn foliage while it lasts and National Trust sites have been my go-to for exploring the countryside near London. Last week we visited Winkworth Arboretum in Godalming, Surrey (just under an hour’s drive from west London), a wooded valley…

Lobby at the Four Seasons Hotel Prague

Review: Four Seasons Hotel Prague

We visited Prague, Czech Republic, for a city break in early March, and as I wrote about in my Snapshots from Prague post, one of the highlights of our trip was staying at the highly recommended Four Seasons Hotel Prague which is located within a short walk way from the Old Town Square and Charles Bridge.…