Hello! Welcome to And She’s Off
And She’s Off is designed to inspire days out close to home and short trips a car or train ride away. Travel doesn’t always have to be long-haul and big budget, though that is lovely, most of us would have to do some serious saving for that.
So with that in mind, I came up with 2FOR20 – a day out, for two people, for £20. Whether that’s a walk ending with cake, a National Trust property, or a castle. Like most people, our piggy bank isn’t overflowing thanks to adult stuff like rent. And cats. And nut butter. Mainly the cats. You can read more about 2FOR20 here.
You’ll also find some interesting overnight stays and some European jaunts for longer stays.
And She’s Off is all about making more of your precious days off, as it’s all too easy to get caught up in loading the washing machine and binge-watching Game of Thrones.
Who is And She’s Off?
Hi, I’m Jenny and I started this blog aages ago, initially to write about my nomadic travel life. Only, things didn’t quite work out that way. The short version is I now live in Lancashire with my boyfriend and long-suffering day out partner The Great Dane and our slightly mad cats. (If you’re interested, the longer version can be found on this post).
I’ve always loved travelling and can still remember my first solo trip to Dubai, aged 17 and literally ‘ohhing’ as I saw a mass of lights in the middle of the empty desert as we came in to land. Five years later, I ended up moving there. I’ve also lived in Madrid, a city I just love so much, plus a couple of stints in various UK cities.
I finally realised you don’t need to be on a round-the-world trip to have exciting adventures and instead of waiting for a lottery win to enable me to travel the globe, I started to write about how easy it is to have days out and short breaks that break the routine and give you regular things to look forward to.