Guides, accommodation, holidays, products & services
to towns, villages, resorts and places of interest.

My blog is in memory of George Frederick McDougall (my great-great grandfather 1825- 1871) and other brave men of days gone by, who with their lust for adventure and understanding of nature have made it possible for us to travel in comparative security across the high seas and open planes of our planet.

During the 1840’s the explorer Sir John Franklin lost his life in the Arctic while trying to unwrap the icy cover of the North West Passage, the fabled short cut to Asia and her exotic treasures, hidden behind the shroud of the frozen shores of northern Canada.

Check before you open your front door..

Antique Lighting Paris

Philippe de Beauvais of Paris

Antique Light Showroom, whose expertise in collecting and selling quality chandeliers, scones, lamps and wall lights is world famous.

Hourtin France

Hourtin Beach and Lake

Holidays on the west coast with sandy beaches and freshwater lakes. Lots to do for a few days by the seaside.

Imlil Morocco

Imlil of the High Atlas Mountains

Welcome to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, here is a village where you can park up for a few days ..

Soulac sur Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer - relaxed Aquitaine

Where are you thinking of going to?