• Travel
  • Castles in Germany – Schloss Neuschwanstein, a Fairytale Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle in the snow

    There are so many amazing castles in Germany. But Schloss Neuschwanstein is the one I really wanted to visit. A Fairytale Castle A fairytale castle. That really is the best description for Schloss Neuschwanstein. Perched dramatically amidst  the spectacular Bavarian mountains it is famous as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. It also featured […]

  • Expat Life
  • Expat Resources

    Expat Resources

    When we moved the first time the word ‘expat’ was new to me. I didn’t even think about whether there would be expat resources available. I read one book – from the relocation company – about all the reasons expat assignments fail. Basically it’s because of the TRAILING SPOUSE…yep, another term I wasn’t really familiar […]

  • Travel
  • Corsica – The Perfect Family Holiday?

    Beach at Calvi Corsica

    Why have I never been to Corsica before? I mean, it was always ‘on my list’ but never quite at the top. And now it’s up there with my favourites.. It took (yet another) last minute holiday booking experience (read: this was the only holiday we found that ticked all our boxes…the main ones being […]