To call Dubrovnik a picturesque city would be an understatement. From the amazingly-preserved old city walls to the medieval limestone cobbled streets to the breathtaking views from Srd Hill overlooking the city, every corner of Dubrovnik exuded splendour.
Inside the so-called Dragon Cave was a wall carving of the Leviathan (dragon) inspired by the Book of Revelations from the Bible, hence the name. But it was the views of the Adriatic Sea that stole the show. Views so gorgeous that it did not bring me to tears… something else did.
Kristin and I have been on two press trips together. The first was in Ireland and the second in Greece. She is a young, vicarious lady with a bright future. And while her dream continually changes she’s still Living The Dream.
This is the most authentic way to see many locations around Salzburg used in the Academy Award-Winning film, The Sound of Music. We sang the songs, ate the strudel, and climbed (almost) every mountain. Find out our verdict.
When we visited Dubrovnik, this tour was #1 on our list. But we weren’t alone. This tour is #1 on everyone’s list, and that’s not an exaggeration. Tours By Locals runs thousands of tours all over the world and this is their most popular tour… for good reason too.
We hadn’t done much research into Dubrovnik. We knew where we wanted to stay. We knew we had to do a Game of Thrones tour and other than that, we didn’t know much else. We completely forgot about 1 very, very important thing.
During our stay in Split we frequently glimpsed this iridescent island on the distant horizon and heard it’s beckon. Find out what happened during our 3-night stay and where we discovered Croatia’s best beach.
Long before radio, TV or the cinema was the world of puppets. But just like “video killed the radio stars” so, too, did the fine art of marionette initiate its slow demise as movies invaded homes across the globe. Except in Salzburg.
Switzerland! Where every vista is postcard perfection. And Davos was no different. For us Davos was the marriage of adventure and beauty. Top that off with the region’s friendly yet gentle temperament, divine weather in summer or winter, and it’s a real winner.
When was the last time you went on holiday? The last time you walked a beach bare foot, lay in the sun and let the waves heal your soul? When was the last time you didn’t ask your kids to hurry up or had a relaxing lunch with your husband?
Seeing the world from different perspectives provides an ideal atmosphere for reflection and meditation on life, society, culture, love and family. These musing are our pondering thoughts down on paper. A sort of therapy if you wish, to help digest the vast number of new experiences. Enjoy!
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Along our journey we meet lots of fascinating folks. This section of the website features stories from other people that we think you'll find interesting. We love learning from their experiences and this is our chance to share those with you.
Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy in south East Asia, divided into two regions with the South China Sea in between: Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. It's a fairly low-key country in terms of tourism, which makes it ideal if you are looking for a less crowded and touristy place.
If you are planning to go on a trip to Paris, then you should learn about the benefits of renting one of the holiday apartments rather than staying in a hotel room. Here is a comparison of renting a holiday apartment vs a hotel room in Paris.
When it comes to researching flights, I’d say we know a few tricks of the trade. We have looked up thousands of flights over recent years and flight search engines have made this process so much easier. I put the fast-growing flight search engine Momondo to the test to see how it compares.
I’ve heard of them many times. Fellow travellers claimed they made travel easier and more enjoyable. I didn’t understand. So I thought we’d give it a shot and started using eBags Packing Cubes. I can now see that all the attention was well deserved.