Category Archives: Europe

It’s been a while…With the exception of a few Facebook posts, we’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front over the past year or so. Reason being, ever since we left Colombia in May last year, our lives have been a little more complicated than expected. The Englishman moved to Germany and so being Read More →

The mission:  When the good people at asked me to review their London walking tours app, it gave me the perfect excuse to visit my former colleagues during my spring break in the UK. The app covers a wide range of different walking tours. For example we could have chosen Shakespeare’s London, Bridges of London, Buckingham Palace Read More →

There seems to be a fairly widespread feeling that by and large, 2015 wasn’t one of the world’s best years. Which makes us all the more excited that this sorry excuse for a year is now behind us, and 2016 lies tantalisingly before us. In an effort to make the most of the year we Read More →

If you have followed this blog for any period of time, you may have noticed that if I was a super-hero, my mortal weakness would be mountains – see here and here for earlier examples of my epic fails. So when Chris decided to attempt the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge last weekend, my head told me just Read More →

So there I was, sat in a huge great palace somewhere in Austria waiting for one of the famous Schoenbrunn Palace concerts to begin when I spotted him, Chris’s doppelganger (ironic as doppelganger is of course a German word meaning double-goer  🙂 )!… …A few years ago Chris and I decided to treat ourselves to Read More →

During my road trip through Germany I visited some dear friends of mine in Duesseldorf. Being the perfect hosts they took a few days off work to be our personal tour guides. The Ruhr area in Germany is not exactly the most exciting part for tourists (unless you like football), however it is an area Read More →

I was chuffed to discover so many unusual things to do in Berlin when I visited recently. I actually really like visiting traditional sights when I am on holiday, but finding alternative things to do is often even better. 5 days gave me plenty of time to find some things to do in Berlin that Read More →

With the exeption of the Killing Fields in Cambodia, there are not many sightseeing tours that left me as emotional as some of the tours I have done during my visit to Berlin. As a visitor to Berlin you will no doubt be exposed to the remnants of the Berlin wall. Learning a bit more Read More →