Seeing the sights of Vienna!

The days when we didn’t have to catch a train or other transport generally started a bit later, because who doesn’t love a bit of a lie in? Unfortunately, the horses of the Spanish Riding School only exercise (that we could see) in the morning, so we were up and…

Postcard from…Manneken Pis

One of the big ‘sights’ of Brussels is Manneken Pis, a statue of a small boy urinating into a fountain. We had a bit of trouble finding it, but the crowd soon gave it away, and so I just had to get a postcard to remind me of the random…

Lock Bridge, Paris

There are a few of these sprouting up in cities around the world, but the one I first heard of was that in Paris, France. The idea is that you and someone you love, whether it be a partner or good friend, get a lock, write your names on it…

The Louvre

After a casual stroll through Jardin des Tuileries past people enjoying the lazy afternoon sun, and children playing with boats, we were welcomed by the grand sight of the Musee du Louvre, or simply, the Louvre. We had a few obligatory photos in the gardens, by the arch and with…