Monday 1 July 2024

Heading home today, but when in Toulouse... grin Last holiday lunch at one of our fave curry houses. Nom! tongue

Saturday 29 June 2024

Lunch stop on the pretty main street of Morestel. Random cafe we chose had interesting mains & amazing desserts. Nom!

Friday 28 June 2024

Great lunch at L'Indochine (Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne). Bit warm for fried dessert but glad we had them - super nom! tongue

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Last Italian pizza, pasta & tiramisu for this trip (& a nice local beer). Had to suffice as gelateria closed. Doh! wink

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Views from the road today: Driving down to La Thuile, over Col du Petit Saint-Bernard & through La Rosière.

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Part two of our hike today. The impossibly beautiful Lago d'Arpy. Lost for words!

Saturday 22 June 2024

Well this is alright! Camping right by Lake Maggiore. Even a little beach here, but not hot enough to warrant a swim.

Friday 21 June 2024

Random pizza in Vercelli. Nice, but last one was better. Still not 100% satisfied though - more testing required! wink

Wednesday 19 June 2024

Sanctuary of the Nativity of Mary, Vicoforte. Very ornate inside. Beautiful square with archways opposite. Love it!

Wednesday 19 June 2024

I'm not a coffee person, but... this is Italy where it seems illegal to go out early & not order one at a cafe! wink

Tuesday 18 June 2024

Dinner & short stroll around Diano Marina. We just stopped here by chance but turns out to be a lovely little town smile

Tuesday 18 June 2024

Bit overdressed for the beach? Nice dusk stroll along the front at Diano Marina (Italian Riviera) all the same smile

Tuesday 18 June 2024

Sanger & chips picnic lunch. Does it get any more pommie? wink Overlooking Cap Ferrat? OK, so slightly more exotic! tongue

Sunday 16 June 2024

Travelling in France we like to try local delicacies. Like this, erm, Asian restaurant? wink Very nice curry though tongue

Sunday 16 June 2024

Stroll in village of Seillans. Fountains & immaculately presented eateries a theme, but sadly bit early for lunch sad

Thursday 13 June 2024

Another successful random lunch stop. Great combo of dishes: bacon, egg & mushroom soup thing, veal & mousse! Nom! tongue

Thursday 6 June 2024

Views of the Valle de Tena on the way up to Col du Pourtalet. Just a short drive home today - which is handy smile

Thursday 6 June 2024

Beautiful short hike by Rio Aguas Limpias. Saw a few falls but from noise in gorge below are plenty more out of view.

Wednesday 5 June 2024

We normally avoid campsite restaurants, but the menu del dia here looked good & didn't disappoint. Nom! tongue

Saturday 1 June 2024

Evening stroll @ Embalse de la Cuerda del Pozo (aka. lake by tonight's camp). Kindof chilly at almost 1100m altitude!

Friday 31 May 2024

After lunch, obligatory 'town square by the big name' photos... and a random wheat/poppy field on the walk home smile

Friday 31 May 2024

Love a late Spanish lunch - sat down at 3:30 to a superb meal at El Jarrero, Haro. Cheesecake to die for! Nom! tongue

Wednesday 29 May 2024

What? You didn't think we could walk round the Basque capital at lunchtime & not have a few pintxos, did you? wink Nom!

Wednesday 29 May 2024

Short wonder around Vitoria-Gasteiz. A very pleasant place - especially on this beautiful spring day.

Monday 27 May 2024

Road trip, & you know what that means: random lunch stop. V.nice pork dishes w/basque peppers then creme brulee. Nom!

Sunday 26 May 2024

Indonesian Day fete so trying to look the part... and somehow won a prize for 'best dressed couple'! Terima kasih! smile

Friday 12 April 2024

Lunch at Le Comptoir des Colibris, Cologne (France!) Lovely ambience in this old town square on a sunny spring day.

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Lunch at La Fabrique des Colibris, Mauvezin. Love finding a great menu du jour - was absolutely delicious! Nom! tongue

Wednesday 6 March 2024

Blue skies above the piste at our local station. Great day on the mountain!

Tuesday 23 January 2024

Impromptu lunch double date. Yum! Plus afternoon dessert & drinks. Cheers! smile

Sunday 14 January 2024

Many people having same brunch dish in this bar so followed on: ham & cheese tortilla. + croquettes for Pratiwi. Yum!

Sunday 14 January 2024

Good morning San Sebastian! Was up early-ish & ran full lap of La Concha beach. Feeling pretty peckish now... wink

Saturday 13 January 2024

Dinner venue I had in mind booked out, so plan 'B': Korean/Mongolian. Superb, especially fried chicken balls. Nom! tongue

Saturday 13 January 2024

Dessert @ La Vina. They do offer other stuff but everyone just wants cheesecake! Ordered 4 slices by mistake. Oops wink

Saturday 13 January 2024

Intended to just snack on pintxos at lunch then have a big evening meal. But once we started couldn't wait. Oops! wink

Saturday 13 January 2024

Forecast to warm & mess up the snow at home soooo... little jolly to San Sebastian for early birthday celebrations smile

Thursday 11 January 2024

Another awesome day on the snow. Little overcast to start but super quiet & spectacular views above the clouds later!

Tuesday 9 January 2024

Bit late, but first day on the slopes this season. That, "we've got the whole mountain to ourselves" feeling! grin

Monday 1 January 2024

Happy New Year & cheers from the French Pyrenees! Wishing everyone the best for 2024 smile

Sunday 24 December 2023

Xmas eve lunch of tartiflette, while enjoying glorious sunshine at Payolle. Cheeky cold one to cool off! wink Cheers!

Sunday 24 December 2023

Sunrise stroll at Sarrat de Gaye. Forgot to scowl when asked to wear a silly hat. Must be going soft! wink Merry Xmas!

Sunday 3 December 2023

Crisp, sunny stroll at Col des Palomieres. Met 2 vultures on the road coming home. Was super cool, but no pics, doh!

Friday 1 December 2023

Pratiwi every time we see an xmas tree: oooh, pretty, let's take a picture. December in England. Can you imagine? wink

Friday 1 December 2023

Big chain hotel breakfast: mountains of food & loads of choice but zero character & not as tasty as others this trip.

Thursday 30 November 2023

Getting photo bombed in Leadenhall Market! wink At least we got a walking tour & few pints for our troubles. Cheers! grin

Wednesday 29 November 2023

Drinks & dinner at The George & Dragon, Seaton. Love this cosy pub. Amazing food. Sticky toffee pudding to die for!

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Feeding ducks just up the road from dad's house.

Monday 27 November 2023

Top notch English breakfast (+ croissants of course!) in a wonderful dining room. We really like this place!

Sunday 26 November 2023

Fantastic curry & beers in Onkar, Oundle. Short, misty walk from tonight's hotel. Love it when a plan comes together!

Sunday 12 November 2023

Indo gathering in France. Just back from trip to Bali so went (almost) straight to what French do best: dessert! wink