Aldeburgh Suffolk UK

Aldeburgh Suffolk UK Aldeburgh is about 90 miles north east of London on the North Sea coast.  It is a popular place for tourists during the summer.  A lot of people from London have second homes in this area.  And it is known for having the best fish and chips in the area. The interesting old building in the photo … Continue reading

Beach time at San Polo Camping, Croatia

Beach time at San Polo Camping, Croatia We love everything about the beach, and are fortunate to be camped close enough to see and hear the waves.  Even though the weather is starting to get cooler, we still try to get to the beach at least for a while each day. The beach here is all rock, but that just … Continue reading

Villeneuve-Loubet France, beach day

Villeneuve-Loubet Plage (beach) The whole family loves traveling and exploring new villages.  But we all need a break after several days of busy exploration.  The beach is the perfect place for our family to unwind.   A paddle ball tournament! Making cairns:  stacking rocks The sun and the sea is just what we need to feel rejuvenated. Now we are … Continue reading

Nice France

Exploring Nice France The famous Hotel Negresco is 100 years old.  It is right on the Promenade des Anglais overlooking the Mediterranean. Like all the other beaches that we have noticed in the Cote d’Azure, the beach is pretty rocky and so cushioned beach mats are sold at the touristy shops.   We walked through some of the Italian district … Continue reading

Cannes France

Cannes France We started our day exploring the old town quarter, Le Suquet, on the hill. There are great views of Cannes from atop the hill. We then meandered through narrow little streets filled with shops and cafes on our way downtown.  This is a touristy city and the prices reflect that. The patisseries and boulangeries are more tempting in … Continue reading

The Coast of Lagos Portugal

The Algarve, or southern coast of Portugal is just stunning.  It has rugged Atlantic coast views featuring rock formations that add a unique beauty and diversity to every stretch of coastline. We started hiking along high trails near the lighthouse.  What a great overlook!   We completely fell in love with the beauty of southern Portugal. We are currently traveling … Continue reading

Torrox, Spain

Torrox claims to have the best climate in Europe.  There are tropical trees, flowers, avocado trees, mango trees, citrus trees, and olives trees.  Beautiful!   Like most of the coast, this is a touristy area.  Here we are walking along the sea walk.  There are still restaurants and tapas bars open, even though it is low season.  We have met … Continue reading

Costa Del Sol, the Mediterranean Sea

Like the European snow birds, we have been working our way south for the winter.  Blue sky, warm breezes, palm trees, and the Mediterranean!  Yup that sounds like a perfect recipe!  We spent the day on the beach near Marbella. It was fun seeing all the kite surfers.  We stopped for a while to watch how they start out.  They … Continue reading