York by Alison Wilson

A northbound train journey of just under two hours had us arriving in York which sits on the junction of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. A short walk from the station and across the Ouse into the city centre. This city goes back to the Romans of 43AD and has been occupied by the Anglo […]

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations by Alison Wilson

What a wonderful time to be in England with all the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations happening, and I hadn’t even planned it that way. Villages and towns were decorated with red, white and blue bunting and there was a festive air everywhere, and even a certain buzz among the people in the street. Sunday 3rd June […]

Europe with Trafalgar Tours and Etihad… Part 1: London

When I was offered a trip to Europe  for 12 days I was pretty excited. But to be honest, the excitement was more about escaping my duties as a mother and wife for 12 days. I have been to Europe a few times and I am not really a coach tour type person. Anyway, to […]