A Cornish Chill Out

There is nothing I love more than taking an autumnal break and it’s something that has become an annual tradition for me and Mr JessieJane.  Last October we decided to visit Cornwall, a truly beautiful part of the UK that I had never seen before, although my husband and his brother spent many happy childhood…

Stargazing in Northumberland

I love to get away for a cosy weekend break in the winter time and last weekend, on the most beautiful spring like day we have seen so far this year, we rented a Coastal Retreats property  staying 3 nights in Bamburgh, Northumberland, read on if you want to see what we got up to……..

Cosy Cottage in Crook

Back in November; as the cold wintry days began – the joys of having to de-ice the car had arrived but nevertheless, we did not let the cold weather get the better of us this weekend. My boyfriend and I, along with 4 other couples & a dog booked to stay in an amazing cottage…

The Dublin Diaries – Day 3

Heading Home Our final day dawned a rather rainy one and as we were not flying home until 7pm, we left our lovely Airbnb home and took our suitcases back to the luggage store for the day. The Airbnb we stayed in was very close to Christ Church Cathedral which was very impressive and we…

The Dublin Diaries – Day 2

Heading To The Coast Saturday dawned a bright and sunny day and after a leisurely morning getting ready we strolled across the city, crossing the Ha’penny Bridge to Connolly train station to catch the train to visit the small fishing village of Howth. The electric rail system called the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is…

The Dublin Diaries – Day 1

Flying to Dublin We began our weekend break by flying nice and early from Manchester airport with Ryanair and arriving at Dublin at 9am which meant we got a full first day to explore and enjoy the city. We had booked Airbnb accomodation but this wasn’t available to us until after 2pm, so we took…