Janis & Gary welcome you to our little bit of the Internet.

This is a place where we share our passion for travel, life and a bit of history too.

After 25 years working in corporate land, we decided to focus on enjoying that big old world out there, and sharing those adventures with you.

Janis is the planner, organiser & worrier. Gary is the photographer, driver & geek.

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The story of how two Londoners decided we had something about our exploits we wanted to share. (Would you like to know a little more?)

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Our Travel Plans


The South East of the UK

Discovering more of our corner of the country. From the beaches to the countryside, more castles and history.

Returning to Germany

It wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t return to Germany for the Christmas markets. This time we stay north and start with Bremen, Berlin, Hamburg before returning to our favourite, Cologne.



We’re returning to Zimbabwe after 20 years for a family wedding. It’ll also give us time to explore more of this country now we’re all digital.

Trento, Italy

A conference takes us to this beautiful part of Italy, which we last passed through on our Lakes & Lederhosen tour of 2015.


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Travel Tales was last modified: November 4th, 2018 by Gary