Some old sights of Sydney

Sydney is a stunning city, from its breathtaking bay views, majestic opera house and beautiful botanical gardens, there is so much to see. It’s been almost ten years since my last visit, but here are some of those beautiful sights from back then . Advertisements

Harry’s Cafe De Wheels

Sitting proudly in Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney, is one of Australia’s most famous and enduring culinary institutions. It is none other that the world famous Harry’s Cafe de Wheels. This pie van has been sitting in it’s spot for over 70 years serving classic Australian pies, hotdogs and pasties to hungry Sydneysiders. The unique name comes…

A day in Athens

It is almost impossible to spend a day in Athens without seeing an ancient sight or beautiful vista. Walking around and taking it in is one thing you must do on a visit. Here are some of the best sights from a day’s wander in the city.

Some Greek Street Art

The streets of Greece are generally stunning, whether it’s an ancient building, ruin or incredible view there is always something to look at. One thing that is less noticeable than other cities in Europe is their street art. Murals are less present than other European capitals like London or Brussels, however, after looking around, you…

The Changing Of The Guard in Athens

Every day at 11am outside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens there is a short, colourful and sombre ceremony which has been one of the cities big tourist attractions for decades, it is the changing of the guard. The Evzones are the elite soldiers guarding the tomb, they have elaborate uniforms and during…

The Temple of Aphaia

About an hour long hike from the town of Agia Marina on the isle of Aegina (also known as Egina) is the temple of Aphaia. Now that’s a lot of A’s. The temple is an ancient sanctuary site which is thought to date back to 570BC, most of it lays in ruin, however, there are…

Travel Nightmares! Cockroaches and busses in Cambodia.

During our time on the road, Sarah and I have had some interesting experiences, some great, some awful. Nothing, however, could have prepared us for what we experienced on the way from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh on an overnight bus. Here is what happened.  In a hurry to get to Phnom Penh with enough…

Taking The Mersey Ferry

A little while back we took a great day trip to Liverpool, and as you might know, a great thing for any day tripper is to take The Mersey Ferry. It runs every hour and gives you a great view of the city. We took this little video of our trip!

Trying and almost failing to leave Belgium!

It was the last day of our weekend break. Sarah and I had booked a last minute cheap deal for a few days in Brussels, hoping to escape the forecast storms in Manchester. We had enjoyed it for the most part, a definite highlight was getting lost on the way back from Bruges and inadvertently traversing…