Category Archives: Europe

Straddling the Divide

The details… oh, the details, and the patterns and the architecture, and the art, and the history, and the opulence AND THOSE TILES!  I’m not going to bore you with too many words because this city speaks for itself. Meet

Straddling the Divide

The details… oh, the details, and the patterns and the architecture, and the art, and the history, and the opulence AND THOSE TILES!  I’m not going to bore you with too many words because this city speaks for itself. Meet

History Lessons

Çanakkale is the city closest to the historic sites of Troy and Gallipoli and we absolutely had to see Gallipoli while we were travelling through Turkey.  We were hosted by Couchsurfer Tugca and her friend Mithat, who showed us the best

History Lessons

Çanakkale is the city closest to the historic sites of Troy and Gallipoli and we absolutely had to see Gallipoli while we were travelling through Turkey.  We were hosted by Couchsurfer Tugca and her friend Mithat, who showed us the best

Up Up and Away

We started in the early morning, before the sun had risen above the horizon. It was cold, and we had been waiting for our ride to the launch area for far too long. We were finally taken to where we’d

Up Up and Away

We started in the early morning, before the sun had risen above the horizon. It was cold, and we had been waiting for our ride to the launch area for far too long. We were finally taken to where we’d

Ancient Ruins & Surreal Landscapes

WOW, how time has flown! Can’t believe we were in this incredible place back in October.  Take a trip with me through Turkey, as it’s on my list of TOP 3 countries I’ve ever been able to experience. Absolutely beautiful!

Ancient Ruins & Surreal Landscapes

WOW, how time has flown! Can’t believe we were in this incredible place back in October.  Take a trip with me through Turkey, as it’s on my list of TOP 3 countries I’ve ever been able to experience. Absolutely beautiful!

Just Another Sunset

27 September – 9 October 2012 The end of the tourist season in the Greek Islands meant that we were faced with abandoned beach resorts and quiet roads, but that was never going to be a problem for us.  Less

Just Another Sunset

27 September – 9 October 2012 The end of the tourist season in the Greek Islands meant that we were faced with abandoned beach resorts and quiet roads, but that was never going to be a problem for us.  Less

The Great Italian Drive

We hired a car from Florence and felt freedom instantly, as we’d been travelling by train since leaving Rome.  It was nice to do things in our own time again.  The idea was to sleep in it if we couldn’t

The Great Italian Drive

We hired a car from Florence and felt freedom instantly, as we’d been travelling by train since leaving Rome.  It was nice to do things in our own time again.  The idea was to sleep in it if we couldn’t

Lost in Venezia

We got lost, a lot.  It didn’t matter though.  The Venetian lagoon is ridiculously romantic and beautiful. I had been once before to the unique ‘floating’ city back in 2004 while on a Contiki tour (don’t judge me) when I

Lost in Venezia

We got lost, a lot.  It didn’t matter though.  The Venetian lagoon is ridiculously romantic and beautiful. I had been once before to the unique ‘floating’ city back in 2004 while on a Contiki tour (don’t judge me) when I