Kazimierz – Krakow’s Jewish Quarter

Kazimierez - a historical district on the southern side of Krakow has been home to the Jewish community of Krakow since the end of the 13th Century.  It is full of history, interesting and horrible both. Part of it became Krakow's Jewish Ghetto during WWII - most of the ghetto inhabitants were sent to their... Continue Reading →

Krakow

I don't know how I ended up wanting to go to Krakow but I got it in my head I needed to go and let me tell you - I was not disappointed. Quite the opposite- It's one of my favourite places. I did a bit of research before I went but to be honest,... Continue Reading →

Dorking

With the impending birth of my first niece I realised I had better get working on her quilt! I found a cute quilt store I wanted to check out called 'The Quilt Room' out in Dorking. It was about an hour train ride and a bit of a hike from the train station to the... Continue Reading →

St. Albans

I was looking for an easy day trip out of town and landed on St. Albans - sadly I decided this on a Sunday and I think it is actually better to go on a Saturday as it has quite a good market I'm told. From St. Pancras it's only 20 miles away via ThamesLink.... Continue Reading →

Stonehenge and Avebury

Many will tell you Stonehenge isn't worth it. I tell you it is. I really enjoyed it. My friends Peter & Liam invited me to join them on a jaunt out to see Stonehenge in their hired car for the day. It was such a nice trip! Those boys are great fun. The weather was... Continue Reading →

Ireland – Dingle

My mom had never been to Ireland, but wanted to go since I always seemed to sing it's praises. We decided when she was here to go for a week. We flew into Kerry and drove pretty  much around the entire island (excluding the south) and flew back out of Kerry. I think she really... Continue Reading →

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