Stage 1 of travelling is complete! We’ve just left Adam in Dubai, and to say we had a wild time would be an understatement. Kids in Dubai definitely give their London counterparts a run for their money when it comes to drinking! Tuesday – we kicked off our time in Dubai with a long walk … More A postcard from Dubai
And we’re off! Our three month adventure has begun. We’ll be away for 91 days, visiting 5 different countries, the furthest being over 12000 miles away from home. Here’s the itinerary again in case you missed it!: 5th-11th February – Dubai 11th February-24th March – Sydney to Cairns 24th-29th March – Tasmania 29th March-12th April … More Where are we going?
Gin Tucked up above Mr Fogg’s Tavern in central London, and hidden behind a secret door, sits Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour. Ben and I headed there on a warm Friday evening prepared to sample as much gin as we could muster. We found ourselves in the right place, as Mr Fogg’s is home to 300 varieties … More Gin time at Mr Fogg’s!
They don’t call Budapest a ‘late-night’ city for nothing, and Ruin Bars and Ruin Pubs are the main culprits for keeping people out late. A firm favourite of both locals and visitors, Ruin Bars are set up in the ruins of abandoned buildings, stores or lots, and many of them are open air. These quirky bars are … More Getting Ruined in Budapest
Szia = Hungarian for hello and goodbye Ben and I had a wonderful time in Budapest. It’s a brilliant place to visit for a long weekend, to take advantage of the cheap wine and beer, and for relaxing and taking in the sights. Saturday We rented an apartment in the Jewish Quarter in Pest. Pest … More Szia Budapest!
Paris: the city of love, croissants, and great wine. It’s almost a rite of passage to be packed off to Paris on the school coach trip as a spotty teenager, where you’re marched between every cultural building in the city, whether you want to be or not. So what do you do when you return … More A Parisian Weekend
Ben and I ventured to Canada in February for a welcome winter getaway, to explore Canada, and to spend time with my Aunt and Uncle who live in Nova Scotia. We packed as much as possible into our 11 days there, by following a well-planned itinerary for exploring Montreal, trying to keep warm in Quebec … More Canada: the East Coast and Beyond!