A review of Hancock Shaker Village, which we visited on a sunny October morning in 2019. … More Learning about our kitchen, in Hancock Shaker Village
Going for gold: don’t leave it too late – a guide to touring the New England fall foliage. … More Going for gold: don’t leave it too late
In the UK, perhaps unsurprisingly, we’re not taught that much about the events leading up to American independence. Before visiting Boston, I think I knew only that the puritans arrived in that area and colonised the coastline and something about the Boston Tea Party. Of course, American children have a much deeper knowledge of the … More Boston: History in every footstep
Were off to New England to see the Fall foliage. Hear about our forthcoming trip. … More ‘Time in New England…’
The sights, tastes and smells of Cannery Row, Monterey, California. … More A day in Monterey
A round up of our RV trip around California, taking in Lake Tahoe, Bodie, Yosemite and the Pacific Coast Highway. … More Did we know the way to San Jose? Not really….but we do now….
“We’re going to do a trip in an RV.” “An R-what?!?” And so it went before we left for California. Somehow, I think Brits are more accustomed to the brand name – Winnebago – as the catch-all term for large motorhomes. I knew the term (it stands -not that helpfully- for Recreational Vehicle) primarily from … More The RV Experience
‘Hey guys, how are YOU doing today,’ asked a beaming Renee at her brocante-style store in Main Street, El Dorado. I toyed with telling her I felt like I was in the early stages of labour, but decided she’d worry for either a) my sanity or b) her beautifully polished oak floor. ‘We’re great thanks,’ … More Sick, and 5,000 miles from the NHS. What now?
Eight evocative photos that sum up the experience of visiting Bodie State Historic Park. … More Photo essay: Bodie ghost town
Although it isn’t the state capital, Albuquerque is the most populous city in New Mexico. We’d suggest that if you find yourself there with 24 hours in hand, you indulge yourself in some of the Mexican-inspired cuisine and seek out some well-known TV and movie locations. Getting About We usually like to get public transportation … More Stopover Albuquerque: Ultimate 24-Hour Guide