The Done It List

Working our way through the bucket list of life and sharing the experience

Castel Sant'Angelo

And so began one of the most memorable Birthdays yet, a clear and sunny day began with a trip to the Trevi Fountain, quite possibly the most amazing fountain in Rome or anywhere, with the sun out it stands in beautiful relief, with the temperature rising it is all you can do not to want […]

roman forum and palatine hill view of the colosseum

An early flight from London Gatwick encouraged us to get there the night before and to stay at the Bloc hotel, which is right in the terminal and takes out all the stress of rushing to catch a flight. A simple train journey from the airport into the city had us at our Hotel a little […]

sunrise whale watching elding iceland

If you haven’t rented a car, not to worry there are plenty of excursions on offer, and we were up early (again) for this one. I booked all our tours through GrayLine and they were always reliable and great quality (not sponsored we just genuinely think they are great). Plenty of research to find the most ethical […]

Iceland has been pretty much the top of the bucket list forever. With so much natural beauty to see and only short amount of time I’m going to apologise in advance for the extra long, picture heavy post as I share the highlights. It’s worth it though I promise! Arriving some time around midnight in […]

dune bashing dubai desert sunset

On the metro again, heading towards Dubai Creek, home to several of the Souk’s. The first to try and sell us the world was the old textile market. The variety of colours and patterns were almost as overwhelming as the sellers attempts make us purchase anything. Draped in silks and offered any kind of designer bag you […]

souk madinat jumeirah dubai sunset burj al arab

So you want some sun, sea and sand when it’s cold and wet in England. Only seven hours away on an Emirates flight from Londons Heathrow sits Dubai. We’ve stopped here a few times on the way to further flung places, so it was exciting to see what the place looke like outside the airport terminal […]

petworth house uk

The age old question of what to do to make the most of that rare English gift of a Sunny day? The day needs to be savoured and preferably not spent sat in a queue of traffic on the way to Dorset or some other seaside location. Digging out the good old National Trust guide and […]