We were looking for a way to break up the long drive from Barcelona to Madrid, after searching for patches of green on google maps we found what appeared to be a national park North West of the capital city. This turned out to be the national park Alto Tajo, where within we found one … Continue reading Climbing the Spanish Grand Canyon
Located between the two tourist hotspots of Florence and Venice, Bologna is often overlooked as a holiday destination, it hasn't got the famous landmarks nor the Romantic allure of its two neighbours, but it is famous for one of our favourite pastimes, eating. It's know as the culinary capital of Italy, with this in … Continue reading A Culinary Adventure in Bologna.
Rome may be not have been built in a day, however on this trip that was the length of time we’d allocated for our visit to the Eternal City. Before visiting we had a list of attractions we wanted to see and thankfully for our limited budget a lot of them were free. Rome’s a … Continue reading 12 Hours in Rome on a Shoestring
We zig zagged our way from the north to the south of Croatia, visiting various destinations such as Krk, Split, Krka National Park and Dubrovnik along the way. In this post we wanted to talk about our top three destinations in this beautiful country. Plitvice Lakes National Park Plitvice always finds itself high on any … Continue reading Cruising around Croatia
The capital of Albania may not have the same allure as say Paris or London, it doesn’t have for example, an Eiffel Tower or Big Ben, however it does have a pretty awesome cable car and not one, but two revolving rooftop bars. We spent 24 hours in Tirana and enjoyed every minute (apart from … Continue reading 24 Hours in Tirana
We entered Slovenia through the charmingly named Julien Alps, at this point we had little clue about what the next few days had in store for us nor did we have the faintest idea on how to pronounce the capital city. Our first day’s destination was the fairly touristy Lake Bled, the journey from the … Continue reading Whats the capital of Slovenia, Loo-Bee-Yana
After the fjords of Norway and the lakes of Finland we were pretty sure we’d seen enough large bodies of water to last a life time, however after a few weeks exploring Eastern European cities we found ourselves eagerly looking forward to Austria and the prospect of diving into some ice cold mountain water. We … Continue reading The Austrian Lakes