Winter Wonders in Brussels

Winter Wonders have started on Saturday and it means Brussels takes another look for over a month. May I recommend you skip the commercial bit on the Place Ste Catherine : where is the point of buying Greek stuff in Brussels for Christmas franquely? Instead, dont miss the lights and music on the Grand Place […]

Gent

what a beautiful city! the atmosphere is great, many people around and they have free wifi around town. The buildings are stunning and there are loads of boutique, we had lunch at Max in front of the novotel and it was great value for money with a fantastic soup. by the end of the day, […]

Auvergne

Just spent a few days in Auvergne and I am impressed by the downturn in France. I dont know where we are going but we are on the way to a major downturn. People are sad with no perspective, the level at school is low if not poor, children dont see the benefit, teachers change […]

Flying from the US

I flew back from Las Vegas using United this Friday and let me tell you!! You can really see they are only making money and trying to make the most of it, passengers are truly bums on seats, the stewardess would not even look at me, no eye contact from Washington to Brussels, food is […]

Spumanti

Jan and I had a gourmet week-end in August around the Amalfi Coast. What an amazing area? My expectations were not so high and I only thought it would be a nice beach area! I was wrong. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza Sorrento Coast, lovely hotel, lovely people, lovely breakfast On the Friday, we […]