Okay, that sounds dirtier than it did before I put pen to paper (or should that be key to screen? Fingers to keys? Doesn’t really have the same effect, does it?) Now, there are a lot of stressful things to sort and a lot of money to get together before we can travel the world, but not … More Our ‘Fuckit’ List
Verona- There is no better cure for a hangover than floating in a body of water: my preferred method is snorkelling, but drifting around in Lake Garda came a close second. Despite the fact that we hadn’t managed to get to bed until the sun was starting to rise (we’d left the water at a … More Life is a Highway: part 9
At the moment, as the rain pounds furiously on my conservatory roof and I huddle beneath my faux-fur blanket, I am pining for adventure- or at very least warmer and drier climes! My fingers are very firmly crossed that seven nights touring beautiful Austria (and hopefully enjoying the 24 degree weather that they had last … More A taste of America in Manchester
Lake Garda: Driving from the Bavarian region of Germany, through Austria and on to Lake Garda, Italy, we got to experience some of the most stunning scenery: perfectly encapsulating everything I’d dreamt a European Road Trip would be. There really is something magical- and terrifying- about driving into a mountain, knowing that you have untold … More Life is a Highway: part 8
Ever find treats that you’d completely forgotten you’d bought? Mooching in my travel journal and book cupboard (yes, that does exist!), I stumbled across this that I must have bought about a year ago! There has always been a running joke in my family (and continued on by my husband) about me loving lists as … More A Discovery: Travel Listography
Neuwchanstein Castle Just as promised, we were off and away bright and early to try and beat the hoards descending upon Germany’s Neuschwanstein castle. Of course, nothing is quite that simple… Having spent time employed as a driver delivering items to resorts across France, Italy and the Swiss Alps, Will had advised against taking a … More Life is a Highway: part 7
Ever been stuck for somewhere to eat when travelling? I know I have, and there’s nothing more disappointing than a bad meal out- especially when you’re supposed to be exploring new foods or cultures or when you’re on a budget! Many things can make a bad meal, from poor service to bad quality grub, so … More My Top 9 Places to Eat in Europe: UPDATED
Ever wondered how you’d pass the time on long-distance roadtrip? Well, during our European road-trip, we travelled approximately 3,750 miles, which meant around 70 hours of driving (before you even take into account traffic jams or us detouring/getting lost!). Therefore, we needed a LOT of music and so prepared a fairly extensive playlist based not only … More Top 15 Roadtrip Anthems!
Today’s blog update focusses on our weekend’s adventures ‘staycationing’ in Bristol and ‘Travelling within out Limitations’ … More Travelling within our Limitations.
Today meant another early start as we wanted to zoom across the border to Germany’s ‘Europa-park’ for opening time so we could try to beat the crowds. Despite the fact that it was peak time for visiting (being the summer holidays), we’d decided to just go for it: when else would we have the chance … More Life is a Highway- part 6