New Orleans has an air of the macabre about it. Whether it is the city of the dead graveyards, the voodoo rituals and rights in the city’s parks of the gaunt faces of hungover bachelorettes climbing gingerly into their minivans early in the morning. With Halloween just three days away we joined Ghost City Tours… Continue reading Getting Spooky with the Ghosts of New Orleans – A Ghost City Tours Review
The waters of the Atlantic are a treasure trove of amazing sea life. On our visit to the Portuguese island of Madeira, we decided to take a trip out on the ocean with VMT Madeira to see what we could find.
Morocco is the most fascinating country. Sitting at the mouth of Mediterranean Sea, just 9 miles from Spain and Western Europe, Morocco is a world away. Most tourists head straight for the bustle of Marrakesh to soak up the spice or the beaches of Essaouira to soak up the sun. We chose the first option… Continue reading Casablanca, and Hassan II Mosque – The Perfect Day Trip from Marrakesh, Morocco
Whether you are a “dark tourist”, a patriot or just eternally curious, then this is for you; a day trip into the DMZ, where you actually get to step foot into North Korea. The Morning It was a very painful awakening when our alarms went off collectively at 06:00. Suddenly, a night of delicious sticky… Continue reading Entering Korea’s DMZ – A JSA, Imjingak and Third Tunnel Tour.
Rio de Janeiro is one the most perfect places in the world to take a city break. I know, I know, I live in the UK and that sounds like madness. But what I mean is, it is one of a few cities in the world that has it all of my favourite things.
After our disastrous first day trying to get into Berlin (seriously, it was a nightmare and you can read about it here) we had to see as much of the city as we could in 3/4 of a day. We jumped on the U-Bahn from our hostel to the TV Tower and the Fat… Continue reading Berlin Germany Part 2 – Bikes, Barricades and Beers
I have always liked the idea of going Interrailing. As you can see in this blog about Canada, I do enjoy train travel. After some research, a multi-country pass was coming up at about £180. Two days after discussing it with Karl, and planning out an itinerary, I received an email from Ryanair. They were offering… Continue reading Berlin, Germany Part 1 – Bargain Flights & Big Mistakes
Welcome intrepid European traveller! You join us halfway through our group trip to Budapest for New Year’s Eve. In this article you will learn all about some of the other wonderful things we did that are perfect for a mid-winter break to Budapest; the Baths, the Opera House and New Year’s Eve itself.