|Agia Pelagia, Crete | thehotel.gr|
|Palma, Mallorca | inlist.com|
|Avenue B Grocery, Austin, Texas | countryliving.com|
In between all this overseas travel I really fancy a weekend in a cottage in the middle of nowhere somewhere, either with a few close friends or totally by myself. I'm envisaging getting through my to-read pile, going on some long dog walks, taking long bubble baths in the evening and falling asleep in a huge, comfy bed in the evening (not to mention a few trips to local pubs for a ploughman's in between...) I've been trawling the Suffolk Secrets site and bookmarking lots of pretty cottages that would be perfect for a mini-break. Plus, just look at those kitchen tiles....
|The Dairy, Suffolk Secrets|
Of course no fantasy cottage list would be complete without one with wood panelling and a log burner. This looks like the perfect Autumnal escape, and with holidays in May, July and September, I think by November I'll be desperate for another getaway. A cosy weekend away with blankets, a roaring fire, hot chocolate and a dog curled up in the corner is always what the Doctor ordered...
|Blue Dog Quarters, Suffolk Secrets|
What are your 2017 travel plans? Have you been to Crete, Mallorca, Austin or indeed beautiful Suffolk? Please tell me your tips!