2014 USA

Travel destination – New York City The city of “New Amsterdam” was given to the Duke of York in 1664 as an 18th birthday present from his father. He renamedthe city as “New York.” Comments Once again we went to New York City. This time to see the City in its autumn colours and to get…

2014 France

Travel destination – Paris If you were to spend each day of your life in Paris visiting a different open terrace (of a bar, cafe, or restaurant), then it would take you 29.8 years to see them all (and who knows how many new ones will open in that time!). Yes, there are 9,057 of…

2014 Denmark

Travel destination – Jylland – Fyn – Lund First acknowledged in 1219, the Danish flag remains the oldest state flag in the world still in use by an independent nation. Comments If you are spending your holiday in Denmark and the weather is good then you can hardly ask for more. We took a trip…

2014 Sweden

Travel destination – Stockholm The band Abba wore ridiculous outfits to avoid Sweden’s taxes, which allowed deductions for clothing if it wasn’t meant to be used every day. Comments Stockholm is widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, built where lake meets sea, on fourteen islands, with eight centuries of history and…

2014 Spain

Travel destination – Malaga The Sagrada Familia church in Spain, has been under construction for over 130 years and it’s only expected to be complete by 2026. Comments Where do you go if you want nice weather for your Easter holiday and you want to stay in Europe? You go to Malaga in Spain. The…