Dartmouth Castle – experience 600 years of military history

Dartmouth Castle is often hailed as one of the most beautifully located fortresses. It isn’t hard to see why the castle holds this honour. With stunning views out to sea, across the river mouth to the tree-laden hills and back down the river towards the picturesque town with stone buildings nestled in every nook and cranny … Read moreDartmouth Castle – experience 600 years of military history

Tavistock – The search for family roots across the world

Tavistock - the search for family roots across the other side of the world

Once upon an English Autumn day, my friend Nigel took me to Tavistock. Apparently, I have family from there so I wanted to see the place where I have a vague connection to while so far away from home. Tavistock sits on the edge of Dartmoor (perhaps why I felt such a draw to Dartmoor … Read moreTavistock – The search for family roots across the world

Watcombe Beach: bear hunt, swings, good ole fashioned cloud watching

Once upon a grey English day, we explored Watcombe Beach. Life is better in hiking boots Quick Stats Time There are a couple of ways to get to the beach, down the road which is very steep but much shorter. Or through the bush and depending on your detours will depend on the time taken. Difficulty … Read moreWatcombe Beach: bear hunt, swings, good ole fashioned cloud watching