Harry Potter High Tea

‘Attention all Harry Potter fans, you are invited to drink your tea in style! ‘ If you’ve read Harry Potter and the Neverending Rain then you already know that I am a big fan of the boy who lived. So naturally, when I found out that there’s a B&B in Wales that serves Harry Potter themed high […]

By now you have probably noticed that I have a few serious addictions in my life. One of them is chocolate. There’s just no way for me to keep my hands off it. Even when I am dieting I always have to have at least one piece of chocolate at some point during the day […]

A few days ago a friend and I were discussing this article about genuine wonder becoming more slippery the more you pursue it. After thinking about it for a few seconds, we both were inclined to agree. Basically, you can split travelers into two categories; the freestylers that take things as they come and the […]

As a child I always knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up; a war correspondent. My mother on the other hand, did not think it was such a good idea. So, in an attempt to make it sound less scary, I told her that I would become a Middle East correspondent […]

No one can create a memorial like the Americans can. A place where they can commemorate the men and women that gave their life for their country. I have visited memorials before in a few other places in the world, but none of them have been able to touch me like the ones I have […]

As you have already read in Harry Potter and The Neverending Rain, I am a devoted reader. It will probably come as no surprise when I tell you that I have read all of Dan Brown’s books, starting with The Da Vinci Code. If it weren’t for work and the daily chores, I would have […]

People who have been in my parents’ house may remember a miniature of the Taj Mahal displayed in the living room cabinet. I think my father had gotten it as a gift from a business partner or friend, don’t remember exactly who. What I do remember though is falling in love with it the moment […]

I was the kid that stayed up all night with her flashlight under the covers reading books. I still do sometimes, though not with a flashlight under the covers anymore. It’s as the saying goes: “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” And there’s no book that took […]

We are up and about much faster than usual this time of day. I guess it’s the excitement for what lies ahead. We’ve heard so many good stories about it that we can’t wait to see it with our own eyes. Time to go! Bryce Canyon awaits 🙂 Since all the viewpoints are on the same […]

When visiting Egypt, most people take a standard tour along the known highlights. They go to Cairo for the pyramids, Luxor and Aswan for the temples and to Sharm el Sheikh or Hurghada for the beach. But there is so much more to see! Especially the second largest city, Alexandria, is definitely worth a visit. […]