Macarons with Marie Antoinette

The Palace of Versailles (once the home of King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette) is on the agenda for today and we are doing it the easy way by getting someone to pick us up, take us and drop us back (France Tourisme).  We had booked another Versailles Day Trip, which luckily for us got [...]

A higgledy piggledy lucky day

I'm standing in line at Lisbon airport, rather sad to be leaving this beautiful city.  Blip, blip, blip...goes the scanner as it registers the boarding passes of those standing before me.  Bah, bah, bah goes mine.  Oh crap - what's happened?  Why is my ticket going bah, bah, bah instead of blip?  Have they found [...]