Food and Drink

El Porton – Windermere

Wine and tapas. It’s all you need sometimes. During our trip to the Lakes, we visited El Porton restaurant in Windermere. I had read numerous reviews on tripadviser and I decided I just had to visit. I love Spanish food,…

Food and Drink

Wild and Co – Windermere

It was a very cold, wet and windy Saturday night and after wandering around Windermere, failing to find anywhere with a table free (apparently a Saturday, in a little village in the Lake District, in the depth of winter, leads…

Central America

Girl Goes To Mexico – Part 4

Currency in Mexico is a tricky one. I spent hours trying to decide whether to take dollars or pesos. My travel agent advised pesos, friends advised dollars and reviews online advised both – I was lost. In the end I…

Central America

Girl Goes to Mexico – Part 3

The ‘Authentic’ Mayan Village. In my previous blog post I mentioned my experience at an ‘authentic Mayan village’. Well, upon arrival at the ‘village’ we were met with an empty car park and what appeared to be a large warehouse.…

Central America

Girl Goes to Mexcio – Part 2

The first Mayan ruins I set my eyes upon were the most magnificent. I still can not believe that I have been and seen them. Chichen Itza conjures up the image of an epic pyramid but the ruins themselves spanned a…