Hot Tea Turns Three!

Hi Friends, Today, Hot Tea Turns Three! I can hardly believe it was exactly three years ago that I was sitting in that coffee house in Amherst, Massachusetts, where I wrote my very first blog entry for Hot Tea Travel & Thyme.  A lot has happened since then, including three around the world […]

Boats, Beethoven, & Bonn

Hello Friends, We recently took a trip to Germany and The Netherlands, taking an overnight ship from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to Amsterdam. We then drove to Beethoven’s birthplace, the beautiful city of Bonn, and spent a few days enjoying the warm spring weather and pretty flowers. Today’s post is a photo diary of our […]

Vegetarian Quiche

  Hi Everyone, Yesterday was the International Day of Happiness, and today happens to be the first day of Spring (at least for those of us in the northern hemisphere), so what better way to celebrate than with food, right?! It turned out to be a very windy and cold […]

St Patrick’s Day Weekend: Update

Hi Friends, Happy St Patrick’s Day for Friday (a little belated, I know)… Whatever you did, I hope it was fun! Things have been very busy here at the House of Hales as we continue to work on our new house and getting settled after our big relocation. Every weekend […]

Cheesy Leeks Recipe: St David’s Day (Wales)

Hi Friends, As most people are aware, St Patrick’s Day (the feast day for the patron saint of Ireland) is coming up on Friday 17th March, 2017, but did you know that there was another saint’s day that fell on Wednesday 1st March, 2017? That’s right, it was St David’s […]