Leeds Castle 1930s House Party

Afternoon tea in the Library at Leeds Castle

Yesterday I made a dream come true that I didn’t even know that I had until last year, when I read online that Leeds Castle was throwing a 1930s themed party.  But that’s not all.  You could also sign up to sleep over in the castle.  Last year I stayed in one of the cottages […]

Meeting Historical Novelist Philippa Gregory

Me and my idol, historian, and best-selling author Philippa Gregory

I’ve been thinking for a while now that when it comes to traveling, a bit like life, we make our own destiny. How do you normally plan your vacations?  By asking friends and family for recommendations? Consulting the internet and tour guides?  It’s normal when you first arrive at any hotel to ask “what’s good […]