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URL :http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/
Filed Under:Travel / European Travel
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Archived Since:June 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Rapeseed field by Royal Border Bridge: Today’s Walk 27 May 2013

This morning flew past; it was so good to be back in the office using a full size laptop on a wired broadband connection after ten days in Spain using the netbook on some very dodgy hotel wifi. However by midday I thought it was time for some fresh air. The rapeseed makes a vivid [...]Show More Summary

Make Free Collages on PicMonkey.com

I wanted to make a photo collage for my introduction as a member of the International Travel Blogger Panel at #TBMCatSur. in Tarragona. I thought I might be able to make a collage from my photos on Flickr. When I did a search for this on a Flickr forum, it turned out that you can’t [...]Show More Summary

Rose Garden in Santander: Today’s Walk 25 May 2013

There’s a beautiful rose garden in Parque de Matalenas in Santander. Pin It You may also enjoyBreakwater at Playa de Bikini in Santander:Today’s Walk 21 May 2013Path to Faro de Cabo Mayor: Today’s Walk 23 May 2013Jardines de Piquio: Today’s Walk 24 May 2013 Rose Garden in Santander: Today’s Walk 25 May 2013 Tips on [...]Show More Summary

Jardines de Piquio: Today’s Walk 24 May 2013

The Jardines de Piquioi in Santander have great views over Sardinero Beach. Pin It You may also enjoyBreakwater at Playa de Bikini in Santander:Today’s Walk 21 May 2013Path to Faro de Cabo Mayor: Today’s Walk 23 May 2013Sardinero Beach: View from my Office 20 May 2013 Jardines de Piquio: Today’s Walk 24 May 2013 Tips [...]Show More Summary

Path to Faro de Cabo Mayor: Today’s Walk 23 May 2013

This morning we walked along the coastal path toward the Faro de Cabo Mayor (lighthouse). The weather in Santander has been prerty showery but today it’s brighter. Pin It You may also enjoyBreakwater at Playa de Bikini in Santander:Today’s Walk 21 May 2013Sardinero Beach: View from my Office 20 May 2013Painted House in Tarragona: Today’s [...]Show More Summary

A Spring Visit to Cragside House in Northumberland

I like to visit Cragside House near Rothbury in early May to admire all the tulips in the Formal Garden. There was a great display but some of the flowers were still in bud and one of the flower beds which previously had tulips was planted with pansies this year. Pin It Tulip beds in [...]Show More Summary

Breakwater at Playa de Bikini in Santander:Today’s Walk 21 May 2013

Today we walked around the Magdalena Peninsula in Santander. Pin It You may also enjoySardinero Beach: View from my Office 20 May 2013Painted House in Tarragona: Today’s Walk 18 May 2013Sculpture in Tarragona: Today’s Walk 19 May 2013 Breakwater at Playa de Bikini in Santander:Today’s Walk 21 May 2013 Tips on where to travel in [...]Show More Summary

Sardinero Beach: View from my Office 20 May 2013

A fantastic view of Sardinero Beach from the desk in our room at the Hotel Silken Rio in Santander, Spain. Pin It You may also enjoyBarcelona Airport Toilet: View from my Office:16 May 2013The View from the Cami Ronda near Tarragona: Today’s Walk 17 May 2013Double Rainbow: View from my Office 13 May 2013 Sardinero [...]Show More Summary

Photo Tour of the Wellcome Collection in London

I finally got around to visiting the Wellcome Collection in London in March 2013. It bills itself as ‘a free destination for the incurably curious’, which is a pretty accurate description. Henry Wellcome was an pharmaceutical entrepreneur who amassed many medical artifacts during his travels. For me, the most evocative piece in the museum was [...]Show More Summary

Sculpture in Tarragona: Today’s Walk 19 May 2013

I liked this sculpture of an older man sitting on a bench which I spotted on the way to the Gladiator Show at the Roman Amphitheatre. Pin It You may also enjoyBy the Gorse: Today’s Walk 12 May 2013Coffee Spot by River Till near Etal: Today’s Walk 1 February 2013Painted House in Tarragona: Today’s Walk [...]Show More Summary

Painted House in Tarragona: Today’s Walk 18 May 2013

I loved this trompe l”oeil painted on a house in Tarragona. Pin It You may also enjoyEdlingham Church Northumberland: Today’s Walk 7 May 2013Riding the Bounds Heads for Paxton: Today’s Walk 1 May 2013Blossom on River Tweed Path near Union Bridge: Today’s Walk 14 May 2013 Painted House in Tarragona: Today’s Walk 18 May 2013 [...]Show More Summary

The View from the Cami Ronda near Tarragona: Today’s Walk 17 May 2013

I had a beautiful walk along the Cami Way near Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain today. Pin It You may also enjoyLooking down on Spittal Beach: Today’s Walk 28 December 2012Spittal Beach Looking Toward the Pier: Today’s Walk 4 January 2013The Shore in Edinburgh: Today’s Walk 27 February 2013 The View from the Cami Ronda near [...]Show More Summary

View of myself in my office in Barcelona Airport 16 May 2013

As the only electrical sockets to be found at Barcelona Airport are in the toilets I had to set up shop here. My mobile phone battery was so low after tethering. The glamourous life of the travel blogger. Pin It You may also enjoyHeron Crossing: View from my Office 27 March 2013Staying in contact while [...]Show More Summary

Review of The Plough in Alnwick, Northumberland, England

We had lunch at The Pough in Bondgate Without in Alnwick, north east England, in March 2013. Pin It Exterior of The Plough in Alnwick There’s free parking at The Plough, up a slope through a rather narrow archway. We sat in the area at the back of the bar. There was a very wide [...]Show More Summary

Blossom on River Tweed Path near Union Bridge

Today we walked along the riverside footpatb from Union Bridge. There was lots of blossom on the trees and wild flowers along the path. Pin It You may also enjoyWintry Easter Walk in Scottish BordersCurious Sheep: Today’s Walk 11 February 2013Coffee Spot by River Till near Etal: Today’s Walk 1 February 2013 Blossom on River [...]Show More Summary

Double Rainbow: View from my Office 13 May 2013

When I was giving my office a clean I spotted a double rainbow. Pin It You may also enjoySunrise: View from my Office 13 February 2013Lying Snow: View From My Office 15 January 2013Purple Dusk: View From My Office 29 December 2012 Double Rainbow: View from my Office 13 May 2013 Tips on where to [...]Show More Summary

Brixton Photo Tour

Our son Simon recommended that I visited Brixton when I was in London in March 2013. After a morning exploring Clapham, I headed to Brixton. On exiting Brixton tube station I wasn’t sure which way to head. I turned left and soon came upon the street market in Electric Avenue. Pin It Market in Electric [...]Show More Summary

By the Gorse: Today’s Walk 12 May 2013

On our way to Edinburgh this morning, we stopped for a short walk from the picnic spot by the A199 between East Linton and Haddingon in East Lothian. The gorse was in full bloom. Pin It You may also enjoyEdlingham Church Northumberland: Today’s Walk 7 May 2013First Snowdrops of 2013: Today’s Walk 12 January 2013The [...]Show More Summary

Threatening Cloud Above Spittal Beach: Today’s Walk 10 May 2013

We decided to go for a walk along Spittal Prom before lunch as showers were forecast from 1pm. It was quarter to one as we approached the car to return home. I looked as though the weather prediction might be spot on, as dark clouds were beginning to gather. Pin It You may also enjoySpring [...]Show More Summary

Pinterest Helps You Plan Your Travel

Pin It It’s such a cliche, but as a travel blogger I find that a picture really is worth a thousand words. I  love Pinterest because it’s a quick and easy way to organise and share photos online. All you have to do in open a Pinterest account and then create boards onto which to [...]Show More Summary

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