Exbury House, Padstow
Aug30

Exbury House, Padstow

After three years staying at the perfectly nice and comfortable One High Street in Padstow, my husband decided he wanted to stay somewhere with a bit more of a wow factor for our holiday in Padstow this year. After a lot of searching (there are a lot of houses with wow factor), he came across Exbury House and booked it. Flat 2 of Exbury House is the ground floor of a large house, which is fitted out to a very high standard. It has...

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Rome fails
Nov02

Rome fails

We’ve recently got home from a lovely short break in Rome. Lots of stuff worked out well for us, but some of it wasn’t quite as good. Here are our Rome fails… The Vatican City When I asked the boys what they wanted to visit in Rome, my eldest said the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. This surprised me as we’re not Catholic, but I soon realised EVERYONE visits the Vatican when they’re in Rome. I asked the...

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Rome successes
Nov01

Rome successes

We’ve recently got home from a lovely few days in Rome. We had a great time and some things worked out really well for us. Here’s a selection of our best bits… Open top bus tour This was my husband’s idea and it was a stroke of genius! We took an open top bus tour on our first day. It means you get to see all the sights in one go and gives you an idea of what you’d like to visit in more detail. At €105...

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