The Panathenaic Stadium

A trip to Athens is not complete without checking out the Panathenaic Stadium

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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 … Continue reading Travel Nightmares! Cockroaches and busses in Cambodia.

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 … Continue reading Trying and almost failing to leave Belgium!

Murals around Montreal

Walking around the streets of Montreal in Fall is a beautiful experience. There are some stunning views around La Plateau and Mount Royal is a tranquil oasis in the busy city. What makes the streets really pop, however, are the stunning murals painted on nearly every wall! They give the city an added layer of … Continue reading Murals around Montreal