Why Manchester? Manchester was the weekend destination for my friend, Louise’s birthday, and located 90 minutes away on a direct train from Milton Keynes it was surprisingly quick and easy to reach. Isn’t the train a dream when it all runs smoothly?! The Hotel – Mercure Piccadilly We stayed at the Mercure Piccadilly as it […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Manchester"
Why Santiago? I have always dreamt about going to Chile and Patagonia, I have no idea why Santiago was at the top of my bucket list but when I had a sabbatical at the beginning of the year I knew Santiago had to be included and we made it the first stop on our five […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Santiago"
Why Montevideo? On our five week trip to South America we headed to Chile and Argentina before heading to Rio for Carnival. Uruguay often gets over looked on South American itineraries in favour of Argentina and Brazil it seems, and we were guilty of that too. We only headed there for two nights as it […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Montevideo"
Why Seattle? Paul and I booked a cruise to Alaska for a week. We decided to turn the trip into a two week holiday and added on Seattle and Portland before flying to Anchorage. Seattle as the home of Grey’s Anatomy, Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey has been somewhere I had been seeing more […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Seattle"
Why Dublin? I recently visited Dublin for three nights as a long weekend catch up with friends (one of who is vegetarian to add to the dietary requirements!) We would normally head to Spain or Portugal but as we were catching up in August we decided to avoid the school kids and headed to Dublin […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Dublin"
Why Rome? I first visited Rome with my dad and brother many years ago, a trip that was pre-Coeliac diagnosis and filled with pizza, pasta and all things gluteney. That and overwhelming heat as we visited in the summer! This trip was to be four nights with Paul who had not visited the city and […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Rome"
Why Helsinki? Paul and I decided to go on a winter mini break with some friends, somewhere Christmassy and that none of us had been to before – so we decided to go to Helsinki. Helsinki is not somewhere that we knew a lot about so we didn’t have much expectation before going, and I […]Read more "The Sightseeing Coeliac in Helsinki"