There is no escaping the fact that New York is a stunning city, walking through its buildings that are reaching skyward it is hard not to feel inspired. I couldn't resist the urge to see how some of our snaps came out - they seemed to be pretty stunning.
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.
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 … Continue reading Some Greek Street Art
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 … Continue reading The Changing Of The Guard in Athens
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 … Continue reading The Temple of Aphaia
A trip to Athens is not complete without checking out the Panathenaic Stadium
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.
A statue in Montreal representing the distance between British and French Canadians.
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! https://youtu.be/CRzZbZasfoU
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!