Getting up bright and early on a Bank Holiday Saturday is not my favourite thing, especially when I'm on the tail end of the busiest month of the year at work. But one thing I hate more than early mornings is traffic, and I will do nearly anything to avoid sitting in the car park… Continue reading Brighton | Oh I Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside!
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 out early to make it… Continue reading Seeing the sights of Vienna!
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 yet totally adorable statue in… Continue reading Postcard from…Manneken Pis
When we were in Paris, I took about a million photos of the iconic Eiffel Tower, but this is one of my favourites because it's not just the standard photo, that every person who visits the city has. This one was taken from the gardens to the side of the tower. A great deal quieter… Continue reading Photo Friday: Le Tour Eiffel
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 and lock it to the… Continue reading Lock Bridge, Paris
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 the pyramid in the background.… Continue reading The Louvre